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

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Changing the x-axis for ListLinePlot with more Lists

I'm fighting with a seemingly very simple problem: I have two lists of data, and want to plot them with ListLinePlot. The two lists are only data-points, therefore ...
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How to plot multivariate tabular data

Suppose I have tabular data usual for numeric packages: T = Table[{x, Sin[x], Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 1, 0.1}]; T // TableForm Now I want to plot ...
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MatrixPlot provides wildly inaccurate PlotLegend?

I noticed something weird with MatrixPlot's PlotLegends -> Automatic behavior- here's a minimal example: ...
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Legend placement explanation

Could anybody explain, how the coordinates in Placed influence each other? ...
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Add reference letters to multipanel figures

I want to create a multipanel figure like that and so I would like to add a letter "A", "B", etc to each of the panel I've created. I usually first create each panel with the letter and then ...
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How to align rotated BarChart labels? [duplicate]

I'd like to use long text labels for a simple BarChart, but when I apply a rotation to label strings with different lengths the end of the text is no longer aligned ...
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Can you Plot over some range but apply the “Filling” option over a smaller range? [duplicate]

I would like to shade the area between a function, and a line, but only over a specific range. This range is smaller than the range of the entire plot. The example code and plot below make my goal ...
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How to combine ListPlot and ListPlot3D

Suppose I have a plane drawn by ListPlot3D and I have one intersection of that 3D image drawn by ListPlot. How can I combine ...
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How can I connect the local minimum-value points between a series of curves by dotted lines?

I have a set of data obtained by NDSolve. After I plot it, I want to indicate some feature of the curves. For example, I want to link the local minimum-value points between these curves by dotted line ...
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Using expressions in Text

I want to use Text to add some labels to a graph and was wondering if it is possible to use expressions inside Text? Here is a MWE of what I am trying. ...
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How can I get the second derivative and the reciprocal from the result of NDSolve?

I have obtained a result h(x) from NDSolve data. I can plot it data = Import["C:\\Users\\...\\Desktop\\data.dat"]; ListLinePlot@data Now I want to get the 2-nd ...
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Can I line the mesh lines on a `RegionPlot3D` up with integer values of the axes?

(Sorry if this is a duplicate, I searched briefly and didn't find anything.) I have region plots in 3D like: ...
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Understand MeshFunctions with Intercepts

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.0.2 or later While I've been thinking about this question, I tried to visualize the Intercepts. I use three snippets, actually snippet ...
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Paralleizing the Plot function internally

I have a function of several parameters, funct(a,b,c,d,f,...). Mathematica deals with this function fine but it takes a minute or so to make a data point. I want to plot graphs of funct using code ...
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Crop VoronoiMesh by States Latitude and Longitude

I want to crop a VoronoiMesh output (made with some point inside a Country state) by this same state border. I downloaded a ...
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Getting FerrersDiagram to work

I am trying to generate FerrersDiagram (see http://reference.wolfram.com/language/Combinatorica/ref/FerrersDiagram.html), any clues to getting it to work? I get error message for the following: ...
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No output from Plot3D when run from a script

Running Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run the following in the notebook it shows a plot. When I run the same code from a script (math < plot3d.test.m) ...
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Suppress extrapolation of interpolating function in a ContourPlot

I have defined an interpolating function, myfcn[x], valid on the domain x = 0 to 1.5. I am then using ...
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Plot3D and NIntegrate issues

f[x_, y_] := 2*x - y Plot3D[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] NIntegrate[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] I ...
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Plot part of a circle

I want to draw a path of integration and I am facing the following problem. Given 2 point on the unit circle, draw all point of the circle that are left of the line the two points define. This is to ...
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How can we plot the complex roots of an equation?

If we'd like to display the $n$ roots of a polynomial on the complex plane as points, how can we do this? For example, if we have the equation $x^3 + x^2 + x + 1$, how can we plot the 3 roots as ...
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Custom plot range cropping [duplicate]

I'd like to plot two functions, say, Plot[{1 + Sin[x]/4, 10 + Cos[x]/4}, {x, 0, 10}, Frame -> True] Since their amplitudes are really small, I'd like to ...
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Does PrivateFontOptions -> {“OperatorSubstitution” ->False} fail in version 10?

Please consider the following, version 10.0.1, OS X Mavericks: ...
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How can I create a plot like this in mathematica?

I think this is called a caterpillar plot. The dot is the mean and the lines represent a 95% confidence interval. On the x axis there are several different test cycles, the red line is the true ...
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AxesLabel broken in Version 10 for 3D plots?

In version 10.0.1 (Win7), AxesLabel with arbitrary text strings works as expected in 2D plots: ...
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Package for nonlinear plot coordinates

Is there a package for plotting in nonlinear coordinates? I mean that I provide coordinate transformation functions {xi(x,y), eta(x,y)}, for example ...
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Measuring the area of different regions from a picture

Consider the following picture of a phase plane which help us distinguish between regular and chaotic motion. The entire phase plane is divided into two types of regions: (i) the regular domain ...
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Simple Plot of Vector

I have a vector $<x(t),y(t),z(t)>$ constrained to a unit sphere. I am trying to plot what the vector looks like as time progresses. What would be the easiest approach to visualizing this? I ...
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Graph and table of values of cdf of chi-square

I am doing an assignment and have derived the following function, but I don't know how to graph it. I have a trial of mathematica which I have never used before. $f(x)=a(23.685/x)$ where a is cdf ...
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Plot Complex Function [duplicate]

I want to have a 3D plot for the following function: (1.6 - 0.005 I) E^(-0.5 p^2 + ( 2. I) p q + (6.5 - 11 q) q) p and q from -10 to 10 Is there any way?
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Labeling points in 3D plot

I am trying to label some points in 3D plotting. First, I'd like to label all points. The code below does not work, there seem to be a problem with a "Graphics" command, any ideas? Next, what would ...
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Bar Graph - Compress/Shorten some elements

I have a bar graph that I'm plotting. Some of the values are very large when compared to others. I want to put more focus on the smaller values, while still showing the larger elements. The reason I ...
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Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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Dynamic interaction with a 3D plot

I have a function: C = 0.0625 + 0.0008*X - 0.0232*Y - 0.0157*Z + 0.0059*X^2 + 0.0112*Y^2 + 0.0160*Z^2 - 0.0063*X*Y - 0.0243*X*Z + 0.0211*Y*Z This equation ...
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How to make several DateListPlot have the same scale?

I want to plot some weather data series. Unfortunately the series were collected in different episodes, from which some overlap. I would like to plot them as different plots in a column, but with ...
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QuantilePlot silliness

When I do a quantile plot of two large data sets (in my case, each of them of size around 3 million), the resulting notebook cell is huge, and if you save it as PDF, the resulting PDF is 13MB in size. ...
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How can I obtain a smooth curve from my data but preserve two inversion points

I have a list of data points, {x, y}, my data. When I plot them, the curve is jagged. I want to smooth the curve and preserve the two sharp corners. This is a plot ...
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3D Plot of The Riemann Zeta Function

I am a new user and i would appreciate your help to visualize the 3D of the following function. Edit I tried this ...
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Contour plot with points and line together

I have drawn a contour plot like attached in the figure. Now, what I want is points along with the contour lines. For example: I have a data set like: ...
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Epilog with text not shown

I use the Epilog option in order to print in the vertical axes a label between 0 and 20 as follows ...
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How can I plot a transcendental equation with an arbitrary constant?

I want to find the solutions to $\sqrt{\frac{c^2}{x^2}-1}=-\cot(x)$ graphically. This is how I'm going about doing it: ...
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Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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How to use the same PlotRange and the same PlotLabel size for a sequence of Graphics?

I wish to use ListAnimate to show a sequence of plots with different plot ranges and differently sized plot lables, all unknown in advance, in a way that keeps the ...
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Spacing the elements in a bar chart with error bars

In the Add-Error-Bars-to-Charts-and-Plots How-To in the Mathematica documentation, a function ErrorBar is given: ...
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Plotting extra parametric axes

We are trying to plot a figure as below from data points. This version is a postprocessed plot (in Illustrator) just to obtain the skew axes. The rest is plotted with ...
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Poincare Section of an Hamiltonian

I'm in desire to plot the Poincare Section of a differential equation defined by a hamiltonian system. The hamiltonian is as follow: ...
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Using mathematica to understand linear algebra

What is the reason why this does not work, as you can see there is three unknown and I want to see the planes. I have looked through the user manual but there is something that I am not realising! ...
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Strange functioning of RegionPlot with Reduce's output

I have defined this two quantities: f = (-b + Sqrt[b^2 + 4 a])/(2 a) g = (-b - Sqrt[b^2 + 4 a])/(2 a) and I want to solve this system in function of $a$, for ...
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Dataset seems unable to handle ListDensityPlot and ListContourPlot

If I create a Dataset: ...
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RecursionLimit error when Plotting a recursive function

Why am I getting the error $RecursionLimit::reclim: Recursion depth of 1024 exceeded. >> when I try to plot this fib Fibonacci function in Mathematica? ...