Questions on creating visualizations from functions or data using high-level constructors such as Plot, ListPlot, Histogram, etc.

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Combining graphics

Original question I would like to put a coloured grid behind the following plot: which was generated by: ...
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Plot Piecewise-Smooth Vector Field.

I want to plot a piecewise-smooth vector field. For instance: $F_1(x,y) = (x^2 + y^2, y^2)$, $F_2 (x,y) = (2xy,2xy-x^2)$ and $H(x,y) = x-y$ $F(x,y) = \begin{cases} F_1(x,y) \text{ if } H(x,y) ...
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Manipulating horizontal and vertical 'guidelines'

Is it possible to create an interactive plot that has drag-down / across horizontal & vertical guides a la Illustrator / InDesign? I would like to generate something like this: I would ideally ...
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Plotting using IntegerListPlot [duplicate]

I can't seem to implement IntegerListPlot, or find anything about it in the documentation. I can only assume it a custom function. It comes from this link. I downloaded the Mathematica notebook, but ...
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How to adjust the correct ImageSize between two plots

Let's consider the following simple plot ...
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Annoying errors in sections of plot

Not a major problem, but for some reason, Mathematica outputs unevaluated diagonal sections in what should be a step plot: Plot[{PrimePi[x]}, {x, 0, 200}] ...
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Plotting a sum as a function of its upper bound

Apologies if this is easy to find in the documentation, but is there a quick way of doing the following up to any given 'n'? ...
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3D Plot of .txt File of the Surface Plotting Variety

I'm having a bit of trouble. I've seen other questions answered on here about how to 3D plot data from .txt files of the format: x y z x y z x y z Which works ...
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What is wrong with my expression for compiling?

Following code was translated from a snippet matlab code. Without compiling it worked slowly. I want to compile it, but am getting a numerical error. How do I compile this in a correct way? ...
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Plotting DSolve results

I am attempting to make a plot of the solution an ODE. I want to plot the solution using PolarPlot, x is the polar angle in ...
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NDSolve Plotting issue

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs with one extra boundary condition. ...
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Exporting a Table of Graphics into Individual Files [duplicate]

The command Table[Polt[Sin[k x],{x,1,10}],{k,1,30}] generates a list of graphics. I want to export each list item as an individual jpg file, named according to ...
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Problem with manipulation and plot

I want to make my function trace the hypotrochoid through one period of its motion and trying to change the color of the trace, color of the radius, and change the color of the dot on it so I can view ...
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ListPlot multiple datasets over same x-values

Is there a better way to enter my data into a list plot? ...
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How to make a 3D-Plot from 2D-interpolated data

I have data of the form {x,y} for different concentrations. Therefore I added the concentration as z, resulting now in ...
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Plotting confidence intervals

The documentation for PDF has an example for plotting a confidence interval of a standard normal distribution: ...
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How can I plot the characteristic polynomial? [duplicate]

For example, I have: CharacteristicPolynomial[m, x] 0.5 + 0.1 x + x^2 But ...
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Not getting the range I want when plotting a function with Show [duplicate]

I have a problem with plotting a piecewise defined function with "Show". My code is ...
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Linear Stability Analysis Routine. Normal Modes in NDSolve

I want to make the linear stability analyis of a nonlinear system of PDEs. So for example then I want to plot what happens to the amplitudes of the modes. To do that I need to solve my equations with ...
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How to visualize the interior of a complicated 3d plot

I have an external data file (can be downloaded here: link 1 or link 2) which contains a dense grid of initial condition in the (x,y,z) space. I read it with Mathematica and plot these initial ...
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Plotting a Gravity-Field [duplicate]

I try to plot a 2D gravity field or something similar in the form like $r/|r|^3$ with the standart builtin VectorPlot function: ...
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Positioning Labeled points in ListPlot gives unexpected results and errors

Original question can be seen in the edit history.... UPDATE: a simpler example - same "problem" ...
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Showing the value a plotted function achieves at the right-most point of the plot domain

I'm plotting results from NDSolve, and I'd like to clip them with their value at the point where the line is clipped. So where the curve ends at the edge of the plot, there would be a number ...
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Code to give center of circle given three points in 2D? [duplicate]

does anyone know how to make a function C(p1,p2,p3)=center of circle that goes through p1, p2, and p3? This is in 2D Sorry this is poorly written but I ...
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How can I influence the elements plotted in a BubbleChart depending on the tuple plotted?

In a BubbleChart, how can influence the elements plotted depending on a value in the tuple plotted? I want to create a BubbleChart from the following data: ...
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Make the y-axis of a plot be in terms of an arbitrary parameter instead of a number?

Sorry if the title is wordy. Basically what I am asking would probably be easier if I just use an example. Say I wanted to plot f(x) = Asin(x) and have the graph come up with the sine function, and ...
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Opacity and overlapping points on ListPlot3D

I am plotting a dataset on ListPointPlot3D, and in order to give an idea of density of points I used opacity of 0.5. The problem is that that while the opacity of points behind one another is added, ...
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How to rotate the z label in 3D plots

Let's take the following simple and funny case ...
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What's wrong with my graph input?

So I saw this picture on my book and it was left as an exercise to figure out. This is what I have so far, but I'm not sure where I went wrong. ...
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How to prevent axes label and tick labels from being placed inside a 3D plot

Consider the following toy-code: ...
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What is the need for function parameters? Many possible inputs

If I have many possible variables related to one another, why do I need to define my function with parameters for plotting? For example, if I have an equation like: ...
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How do you plot level curves describing a 3d surface on the x-y plane?

I am trying to plot several level curves of the cone: [x=ucos[v], y=usin[v], z=u],[0<=u<=2,0<=v<=2Pi] in the x-y plane. Does anyone know how to do this? Thanks
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Labeling different curves on a LogLinearPlot

I have created a couple of two-variable plots of the form f(x,y)=x*y where there's a number of result curves, each representing an answer (image example below). ...
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Logarithmic scale in a DensityPlot and its legend

I was recently faced with the task of creating a DensityPlot with a logarithmic colour scale, and with providing it with an appropriate legend. Since I could not find any resources to this effect on ...
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Plotting - recursive

Slightly clearer, hopefully: I would like to plot Solve[Normal[Series[E^(n x), {x, 0, n}]] == 0 for incrementally increasing n, and show all plots overlayed. Here is my effort with up to n=63 using ...
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ListPlot3D of a set of points in a non-convex region

I would like to plot a set of points in the same style as ListPlot3D does, but only in a non-convex region that I can specify (e.g. using a ...
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Specifying coordinates for Inset on a LogPlot

If I use Epilog->Inset within a Plot, the coordinates specified within that Inset match ...
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Dark artifacts in mathematica plot

When plotting in Mathematica I just got some "dark artifacts". Here is my code: ...
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Show multiple plots with single variable

Using the same example code as in this question, is it possible to show all 10 plots (ie, each step of the manipulation) simultaneously? If a manipulate function is a series of listplots based on a ...
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How to draw symmetrical parts of a circle

Let's consider the following simple case: ...
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How do you ContourPlot3D an implicit function of x,y, and z?

This is what I am trying to do: ContourPlot3D[4 Log[x^2 + y^2 + z^2] == 1, {x, -10, 10}, {y, -10, 10}, {z, -10, 10}] but all I get is the empty box. Can anyone ...
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Is there a way to plot a single level curve of a function of x and y through a given point?

For example, I am trying to plot the single level curve of f(x,y)=xsin[y/x]+ysin[2x] that goes through the point (3pi,3pi). Can anyone show me how to do this?
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How can I save both the plot and the legend together?

In this example, How can I punt the Legend INSIDE the graph. Because when I save the graph, only save the graph BUT not save the legend. ...
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Plot3d of explanation of partial partial derivatives

I want to plot a two functions together that looks like this: But I am only able to come up with this;"which is clearly wrong" ...
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How to color ParametricPlot3D based on the parameter?

I have a set of ODEs I am solving, and then plotting (several) trajectories of in ParametricPlot3D. I want to have a color of each plot reflect the time (i.e. the Parameter) at that point. I tried ...
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How to force the RegionPlot to shade a narrow region?

I have an interactive demonstration, which (very simplified to leave out unnecessary details) looks as follows: ...
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How do i draw a hemisphere using SphericalPlot3D?

I want to know what ranges must be set for theta and to get a hemisphere of radius 5 from SphericalPlot3D.
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How do I create a histogram with unequal bin widths?

I would like to create a histogram for human population by age, but the $2010$ census data I have available is for five uneven cohorts: ages $0$-$17$, $18$-$24$, $25$-$44$, $45$-$64$, and $65+$. My ...
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How can I mark categories in a BarChart with one instead of multiple labels?

given the following data organized by year ...