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

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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 ...
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Is there a more Mathematica-y way to label these plots?

I am studying an infinite square well in the context of quantum mechanics. ...
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How could I make a drawing canvas?

My question is related to Change all Options of Plot Dynamically where Mathematica remembers the series of changes in the appearance of a drawing using Plot or ...
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Plotting a function only non-zero for discrete values of argument

I have a function like: $$ f(E)= \Sigma_{n=0} \Sigma_{\ell=0} \, \delta\left(E+\frac{\ell+2n+2} {R\sec{\rho}}\right) w(n,\rho,\ell)\,, $$ i.e. the function is zero unless $$ ...
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Draw the plane on ParametricPlot3D with one parameter

I need to make semitransparent coordinate plane(s) at ParametricPlot3D with one parameter. If I add the second parameter the curves becomes ugly. ...
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How to plot BarChart with error bars on logarithmic scale in Mathematica 9?

I'm quite new in Mathematica, and I would like to ask you to consider the next case: I need to plot bar chart with error bars on logarithmic scale. From Wolfram site I took the function which allows ...
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Highlight selected curve on the plot

I have several curves on the same parametric 3D plot and I would like to highlight some curves dynamically by choosing them from list. ...
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Change all Options of Plot Dynamically

I am trying to make a series of changes in the appearance of the Plot of some function. I am trying to use Manipulate for my experiments. I tried to change the following code ...
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ListPlot with redundant labels for tick marks

Is it possible to have two sets of labels for the $x$-axis tick marks using ListPlot? For example, could we have tick marks labels: {1,2,3,4,...}, and then right ...
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How to reverse the gradient and ticks in BarLegend

I created a plot with a horizontal BarLegend for TemperatureColors (see1). Code: ...
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Implement planar correction for skewed 3D profilometric data

I have some data that represents small-scale surface topography. The data is planar but not flat because it's impractical to level this microscope to a tolerance of microns. It looks like this: I'd ...
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Replacement variable in list plot

I would like the replacement: /. {ComplexInfinity -> 0} to be treated as a variable. I am trying to overlay the following list plots: ...
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How can I combine two plots that were created in different notebooks?

I have two different programs for simulating a system. when I get the results I have plotting result for each. now I want to combine both drawings so that I compare between them. I want to put both of ...
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Plot[ D[Sin[x]] ] and Evaluate[] [duplicate]

Why does t = 2 Pi; Plot[D[Sin[x],x], {x,0,t}] (* Plotting the derivative of Sin[x] *) not work, but ...
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Fill circle layers with colors according to read values from a plotted curve

I want to read (temperature) values from plotted (cooling) curves and visualize them in layered circles. I have an example made manually for clarification: 3 plotted curves, at certain time steps ...
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How can I increase the number of polygons / resolution for this plot?

I have generated the following plot: Code: RegionPlot3D[ x^2 + z^2 < 1 && x^2 + y^2 < 1, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, {z, -2, 2}, Axes -> False] ...
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Plotting a graph

Could anyone help me with plotting the following graph? Integrate (-Inf, Inf) (exp(-i*x*t))/((4*pi)((x-1)^2 +25)(exp(-100x) +1)) It's not a code obviously, but I ...
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Exporting combined data plots as a PDF file [closed]

I am trying to export a graph similar to the one attached as PDF. I am having troubles with the error bars and legends. Is there a simple example someone can share and demonstrate how to do this?
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How to draw this kind of plot?

Apologies if the question is too basic; I've searched the manual and the web but couldn't find a solution. I would like to present some data on a discrete plot. The data is divided into $K$ series or ...
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Slow plotting of trigonometric functions

I have two sets of solutions for a and b. I'm plotting solution only if it is positive for both ...
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Ugly output when combining 2 plots with GraphicsRow

Here are the data that I want to plot: ...
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ListPlot and ColorFunction [duplicate]

I've been searching for the use of ColorFunction as an Option for ListPlot, but haven't found anything about it in the documentation. When trying the code ...
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Inaccurate plot

Could someone please tell me how I can increase the accuracy of this plot, please? Or is there some other reason the lines are breaking up? ...
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ParametricPlot3D with three variables

ParametricPlot3D can be used with one or two variables to plot paths and surfaces in 3-D such as ...
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How can I produce a branch cut in a surface plot based made with ListPlot3D?

I need to create some surface plots, based on a function that is computationally expensive (a few minutes per point). The function has some branch cuts. The command ...
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Why is Plot3D giving me a surface with gaps?

I am trying to get plot for the band structure for graphene. ...
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How to do the log scale plot for ListContourPlot

My current code is: ...
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Omitting singularities from plot by specifying them in range

See the Mathematica 'basic plotting' documentation: http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/BasicPlotting.html Scroll down to the third plot on that page, which says the following: "The ...
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Cell copy results in jaggy, aliased output

When I copy a cells by selecting them from the collapse bars on the right, then using the context menu option "Copy", the pasted image of plots is not anti-aliased and in general the text seems to ...
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Animation is jerky, but slider is not

When I do the following simple animation (from the book Mathematica Navigator, p. 316) the slider control changes the image smoothly, but when I play the animation it is jerky. Is there anything that ...
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How can I scale a plot in vector graphic or PDF form?

I am not at all a computer graphics expert, but it seems that portable document format (PDF) files have a "native size," even though they may (and usually do!) contain vector graphics that can be ...
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Animate curve parametric plot on a surface

I have a surface s = Plot3D[{x,y,F[x,y]},{x,-1,1},{y,-1,1}] with $F$ predefined, and a curve ...
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Incorrect behaviour of Locator inside Show?

Why doesn't Locator behave correctly in the following code? ...
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Plotting: Is anyone familiar with gradientfieldplot command?

I am trying to plot this graph showing the electric field lines and lines of equipotential based off the electrode configuration(in black) of two parallel lines. This is what I've been using for other ...
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How do I label contour lines that are superimposed on a 3d plot?

I need to generate a 3D plot of a function, say $z = \sin(x)\cos(y)$, with contour lines drawn at specified intervals. I also want to label each contour line with its $z$-value. I have discovered how ...
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ListDensityPlot crashes the kernel

ListDensityPlot[ Flatten[Table[{i, j, Sin[i + j]}, {i, 1, 20}, {j, 1, 20}], 1]] gives the expected result, but a linear scale crashes my kernel (please save your ...
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Reading between blank lines in external data files

I have an external data file with several columns and thousands lines of data. For the sake of this question, let's assume that we use ...
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How to draw the image of a circle under the action of a transformation of the phase flow?

How to draw the image of a circle $x^2+(y-1)^2<1/4$ under the action of a transformation of the phase flow for the equation $\dot{x}=y,\ \dot{y}=-\sin x$? Here $\dot{x}$ means $dx/dt$. Any help or ...
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Plot: how to have the y-range automatically scale to min-max on the x-range?

I have a long list of {date,value}. I would like to use DateListPlot to plot only a subrange, from date1 to date2, with the range on the y-axis automatically chosen to be between the min and max ...
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How to plot a function $\psi(r,\theta,\phi=0)$ in polar coordinates?

I have a function $\psi(r,\theta,\phi=\phi_0)$ with $\phi_0\in \Re$, $r\in[0,R]$ with $R\in \Re$, and $\theta \in [0,\pi]$ (spherical polar coordinates) and I want to plot it in Mathematica. I guess ...