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

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Stirling Approximation in Mathematica

I want to plot to show how accurate is Stirling approximation in Mathematica by plotting the Percentage error against n. I want to take the value of n at the interval of 10 starting from 10 to 1000. ...
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Unexpected result when using PlotRange in Mathematica 10

Show[ Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, PlotRange -> All], Frame -> True, PlotRange -> {{0, 1}, {0, 1}}, AspectRatio -> 1] gives the expected result in ...
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How to label Ticks in ListDensityPlot

I have some discrete data and want to make a density plot as ...
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How to group box-and-whisker in parallel for comparison in BoxWhiskerChart?

I have two collections of data: xdata and ydata ...
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How do I create a color plot that varies with angle?

I want to create a plot with a hue that varies as $l\theta$. $l$ is an integer and $\theta$ is measured modulo $2\pi$. My specific case is $l=10$, but I want to be able to vary $l$ as well. I have ...
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RegionPlot fails when given function with internally redefined variables

I've just upgraded to v10, and have noticed that some of my trusty old notebooks which used RegionPlot now fail to run. I've boiled down the problem I'm having to ...
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How do I plot a line delineating a subset of values on a 3D surface plot?

I have the following surface plot: ...
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TraditionalForm for PlotLabel with a parameter

This is a simple variation/spin off of this question, but I am having trouble. In the second example in the original question, I'm trying to get the $a=$ in the ...
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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RegionPlot with ColorFunction gives ugly frame labels

I was working on a simple 2D region plot: ...
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How to obtain the best possible NonlinearFit

Here is some sample data ...
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Visual representation of a Ranking over time (image provided)

[Disclaimer: I initially posted this question on stackOverflow 2 months ago and think it might be better suited for this forum (link to original question)] The graph below shows a ranking of ...
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Custom list plot ticks

Not as exciting as the buttocks question, but ... For some list log plots, it is faster to calculate for certain log values. eg: ...
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Combine Stereographic “Entity” Plot of Arctic Sea with Contour Plot

In the announcement of Mathematica 10 there were some very cool features for every geo-related researcher. Like this one what i'm trying to do is to overlay an ContourPlot onto this beautiful arctic ...
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How to share LineLegend among sub-figures in GraphicsGrid?

Using GraphicsGrid, I have put two figures that share the same x-axis in a row. However, I failed to let them share a common ...
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How do I draw a pair of buttocks?

I'm trying to develop a function which 3D plot would have a buttocks like shape. Several days of searching the web and a dozen my of own attempts to solve the issue have brought nothing but two ...
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Plot multiple solutions [duplicate]

I want to plot multiple solutions of an equation, so that one can differ them in the plot. The given equation is e.g. ...
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How to turn an expression into a number

I am working with a function that computes the covariance between two variables. After computing this, I'd like to use Plot or Plot3D to see how this covariance depends on the parameters of the mean ...
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Cumulative histogram with log-log scale

How to do a cumulative histogram on Mathematica on a log-log scale? This question is pretty straightforward, but a search didn't help me at all. Keep in mind that all I have is a list of n numbers ...
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How to extract contour functions from contour plot [duplicate]

I would like to extract the functions that describe the contours of a contour plot. For example, if I have the function: ...
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Direction of change plot in 2 images taken from video

I have two successive images from a video and I would like to plot the largest direction of change from the first image to the second image as a vector plot. For example, if image 1 was {{0,1,2},{0,3,...
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Plotting phase portrait from NDSolve (i.e., must plot x'[x], where $x=x(t)$)

I'm doing a double pendulum system and I wish to plot the phase portraits for each angle. I've successfully used NDSolve to solve for each of the angles. Let's just ...
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How do I add contour labels to contour plot?

I tried ContourPlot[f[x, y], {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, ContourLabels->automatic] , but it messes up the contourplot. How can I just add values to the contours ...
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How to create 3d region of f[x,y] over triangular region on xy plane?

I need to create a VOLUME under f[x,y]= x (y^3 + 1)^(1/2) that's above the triangular region bounded by y=x/3, ...
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Plotting ODE solutions with two parameters

I have a system of two first-order ODEs with two parameters, a and b and I'm trying to plot the solution curve in the X-Y plane at a given initial condition for various parameter values. Can someone ...
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Problem with DensityPlot Plot3d of Heavisde function

I have problem with heavisde pi or theta function. When I plot them densly i.e. w[x,y] like this w[x_, y_] = Sum[HeavisidePi[x - i/100], {i, 1, 200}]; I get <...
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Parametric contour plot?

I am trying to plot a contour of a function g(x,y) (in particular, the contour g(x,y)=1) on a different set of axes than (x,y): I want to plot it on (f1(x),f2(y)), where f1 and f2 are (monotone ...
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Can anyone help me to get the solution of this first order ODE?

$\ y'(x)=-\sqrt(y(x)^3)$ with initial condition $\ y(0)=-2$. In fact, this is an example here in page 3-4 ...
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Align a plot with other rotated plot [duplicate]

i'm plotting two plots one of them is rotated 90º and has no axes labels, so my problem is that when i plot them together in a row the alignment options bottom top align the top to top or bottom to ...
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Labelling a bar chart with multiple data sets

I'd like to plot a bar chart with two data sets $\{a_1,a_2,\dots,a_n\}$ and $\{b_1,b_2,\dots,b_n\}$ in such a way that the columns appear in the order $\{a_1,b_1,a_2,b_2,\dots,a_n,b_n\}$ and that each ...
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ColorFunction that depends on angle of line

I have a ListLinePlot, and I want the ColorFunction to vary as the angle, so that the color of the whole line depends on its angle from the x-axis. Here is a MWE of what I am doing: ...
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List(Line)Plot with a big jump

I am trying to plot a joined plot. Some possible ways would be ListPlot with Joined -> True or ...
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plot the numerical value of the average on a BoxWhiskerChart

Im using BoxWhiskerChart to get a boxplot of a matrix of two columns. I need to read the value of the sample average directly from the plot and not from the axes. ...
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Multiple dynamic equations for plotting?

Say I have a bunch of equations between variables e.g. h=bcd, i=hce, j=ihbd, ...
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How to write Morse code into Plot Dashing?

How can we define a dashing pattern in a plot such that it reads arbitrary text in Morse code? For instance Graphics[{DotDashed, Line[{{0, 0}, {5, 0}}]}] ...
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Make plots of solutions persist

How can the code below be modified so that at allow plots of solutions to persist upon clicking in the slope field. For example, after three clicks, the plots of all three solutions should remain. In ...
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Is plot polluting my context?

Bug introduced in 10.0.2 or earlier and fixed in 10.1.0 Whenever I plot something 3 temporary variables get added to my current context. Example (fresh Kernel): ...
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The use of Evaluate in NDSolve and Plotting the answer [duplicate]

I am having a bit of hard time understanding the use of Evaluate when plotting the output of NDSolve. From the documentation, I enter: ...
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How to embed a filled Region in a Graphics?

Let for example: regn = RegionDifference[Rectangle[{-2, -2}, {2, 2}], Disk[{0, 0}, 1]]; The only documented way I found to draw a gereric region ...
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How to plot a function that is not defined after certain point

I'm plotting a function that I get after numerically integrating over another function. Something like: f[x_,y_]:=NIntegrate[g[x,y,z],{z,0,1}] I know that above ...
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Does anyone know a way to draw lines connecting nearest neighbor points in ListPlot[ ]?

I have a two-dimensional mesh that I am visualizing in Mathematica, with ListPlot[]. The mesh looks like this: Any ideas for how to connect all the nearest neighboring points with lines? Thanks, ...
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Is it possible to draw really thin lines in Mathematica?

I want to have in Mathematica the same result I have in Python: I have this nice effect simply by using very thin lines. But it seems in Mathematica thickness property has some limit and i just got ...
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How to plot curves in ternary plot (triangular plot) [duplicate]

I need to plot the following curve in a triangular (ternary) plot: $$|x_{BB}-x_{AA}|=(\sigma_c-2x_{AB}+1)^{\gamma}, \qquad (1)$$ subjected to the condition (this condition must satisfy for a ternary ...
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I want to import a .csv to Mathematica but when I do that the decimal are denoted by “,”. What can I do? I need points [duplicate]

Import["C:\Users\Maria Del Mar\Desktop\LECCIÓN\masa a.csv", "table", FieldSeparators -> ";"] // TableForm
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How can I best plot timestamps by frequency-to-date?

I have a site called Sudomemo. I record when I first see a user in the database; and I've exported it in JSON format, located here. http://www.sudomemo.net/statistics/firstSeenDump.php I've done ...
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How to exclude a region from ParametricPlot

Suppose I have functions f[x] and g[x] which are defined in the region 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 and ...
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Table for 3D list plot

I have a function which is defined with an integral and a sum, in other words, its numerical, so i want to make a table (nxm) with the following entries: ...
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What is wrong with this code?

I am plotting polar curves with PolarPlot and I tried plotting a parabola with $\frac{2}{1-\cos x}$ and $\sec x$. Obviously there are two singularities that have ...
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White region in ContourPlot

The following code ContourPlot[Min[(-7 + 100 t - x) (5 + 100 t - x), (400 t^2 + 40 t (-5 + x) + (-5 + x) (7 + x))], {t, 0, .05}, {x, -1, 5}, PlotRange -> All] ...