# Tagged Questions

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

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### Parametric Plotting

I am trying to make a parametric plot of the x and y displacements of a vibration problem. When trying to plot the parametric curve won't show up.
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### Polar histogram

I am developing an algorithm to generate a descriptor of a 2D object based on polar histogram. suppose that we have a datalist centered in {cx,cy}. I use 36 bins where I consider 12 angles and 3 ...
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### How to Plot inside a Do loop? [duplicate]

Why does this not give me any plots? It should give five plots. Do[Plot[x^n, {x, 1, 2}], {n, -2, 2}] If I remove the Plot ...
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### Ticks option is ignored when plotting with Frame->True

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}, Ticks -> {{{4, "Here"}}, {-1, 1}}] ...
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### Prevent axis label being cutoff

I am running into an issue whereby my Y frame label (I want to use this rather than an axis label to make the label vertical), is being cutoff when I view the graph. See below for an indicative ...
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### Filling a Manipulate Plot

I am attempting to fill the part of the graph when the orange line is within the blue line. I am unable to make the fill work when the lines are under manipulation. Ultimately I would like there to be ...
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### Missing tick in plot

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 and persisting through 10.3.0 Consider this ...
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### Exporting to eps loses font/symbol information?

I have already asked this question, which has helped. However, now my parenthesis are coming out as Courier "H" and "L." How do I work around this? Is there an easier way to save a plot as EPS without ...
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### Exact difference between color scaling in ArrayPlot and MatrixPlot

Can someone enlighten me as to how MatrixPlot does its color scaling? I get very different visualizations based on whether I use ...
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### Projection of ListPointPlot3D on 2 axes

I am just starting to learn Mathematica and I was trying to get projection of the list of points in ListPointPlot3D. I read about ViewPoint option. It shows the axes I need but doesn't show the points ...
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### How to add texture to a parametric plot?

I need to put some simple textures to some parametric plots. My textures are not complicated, They are like the first example in here. Is there any simple way of doing this? For example, How can I ...
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### Mysterious behaviour of Plot

I'm a little mystified as to the behaviour of Plot. In one case below I am directly executing on a list element. In the other I am (I think) doing exactly the same thing. ...
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### How to make a LogLinearPlot out of an Histogram?

I want to make a histogram with a logarithmic x-axis, like the one produced by LogLinearPlot. How can I do this?
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### Simple optimization 3D plot

Because this is such a simple example I am not going to explain the calculations. I am strictly wondering why I do get errors when plotting it. ...
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### 3d phase portrait for a system of DEs

I'm trying to plot a phase portrait for a system of three differential equations so could anybody help? example for : ...
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### How to programmatically control which plot to display with LogLinearPlot

LogLinearPlot is capable of plotting multiple functions in the same graph. ex. LogLinearPlot[{graph1[w], graph2[w]}, {w, 1, 100}] Is there a way to select ...
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### Plots without axes labeling [duplicate]

I need to plot in Mathematica without labeling. For example, this code: ...
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### How to exclude the diagonal in a MatrixPlot?

I have a matrix where the diagonal elements are meaningless. Usually I just fill them with 0, or infinities. The problem is that when I MatrixPlot this matrix, the diagonal elements affect the ...
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### Problem with dashed lines in Plot, ListPlot and ListLinePlot [duplicate]

(I'm new stackexchange so I hope i'm doing this correctly). I'm struggling with dashed lines in Plot, ListPlot or ...
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### 4D data in 3D plotting [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot a function $f(x,y,z)=x+y+z$ in the $(x,y,z)$ space. Thus, we have 4D data $(x,y,z,\text{Value})$, which should be expressed in 3D. The value of function could be represented in ...
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### Using ListVectorPlot[ ] and eliminating vectors at points where there shouldn't be any

I am trying to make a plot displaying the following type of information. I have a finite set of 2D-coordinates. For each coordinate point, I have a 2D vector associated to that point. The vector is ...
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### Exporting to eps loses font information

I have seen this question before, but with no real solution. The problem is, I have a plot that uses greek characters (sigma to mark first and second standard deviations) and other symbols (e.g. ...
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### Remove white space from GraphicsRow

I am trying to remove as much of the white space above and below the following image produced by: ...
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### ListContourPlot

I am having some issue with ListContourPlot. When I define the following Array: ...
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### How to Create an Empty(ish) Graph to Overlay Graphs on using Show?

I hobbled together a For loop to create a series ListLinePlots and appended them to a list to display them with the Show function. My problem is I have no control over the images viewable domain and ...
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### Plotting data from specific column

I have data like this: 1406998993.147 73 TCP_MISS/200 22284, 1406998993.158 109 TCP_MISS/200 83827, 1406998993.197 111 TCP_MISS/200 57020, If I want to plot the column 1 and ...
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### Different between two graph in the Polar Plane

How can I plot $\theta=\cos r$ in polar plane? Of course I know that is different with $r=\cos \theta.$
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### Modify existing color scheme

I am using the "TemperatureMap" color scheme for image processing. How can I set the lowest color value to Black? Generally ...
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### Specify the ratio of axis precisely [duplicate]

When I want to have equal length of the units on both x and y axis, I can use AspectRatio -> Automatic. But when I need the unit of x axis have length twice than ...
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### Plotting a contour line in 2d on a 3d surface

I have a list of data which I can plot as a surface with ListPlot3D. Moreover I have a set of other surfaces and I have plotted the projection of their intersection ...
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### Why this region is bad?

I want to draw a region but the result of Mathematica is not good. Why? ...
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### Filling not working when function in SetDelay [duplicate]

I want to use Plot with a SetDelay. Then Filling does not work. In the following, the first works, the second does not. I would like to get the second to work: ...
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### Plotting multiple curves on a surface

I'm reading about non-euclidean geometry, and I tried to visualize hyperboloid model of hyperbolic geometry using Mathematica. What I need to do is to accent intersections between hyperboloid \$x^2 + ...
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This will seem like a physics question, but I'm looking for something to do in Mathematica specifically. I've successfully modeled a quadruple linked pendulum by setting up the ODEs and solving them ...
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### How to change plotting options while using Map

I have multiple series, which I want to plot using ListLinePlot and Map. For example ...
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### How do you create such an animated GIF via Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such kind of GIF via Mathematica?
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### Order of display of AppearanceElements

I am using Animate and want the order of the controls to be ...
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### ListPlot a bunch of points that changes colour

I have a list of points: r = Range[-Pi/2, Pi/2, Pi/8]; angles = (c = Tuples[r, 2]) and a list of numbers which will determine the colour of the points above: <...
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### How to make a density plot with composed functions [closed]

I want to create a monochromatic density plot of the E-field around an optical vortex. To do this I've written ...
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### Match colors to plot themes

How do I get the colors to match the plot theme when I use a PlotLegend that is separate to the plots? I have had a look at How to access new colour schemes in ...
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### How do I find out what a Mathematica function is doing (which numerical method it uses and how)?

Long story short, I am working on a project which entails fixing a bug I have found in Mathematica (8 and 10). In general, I would like to know what a specific Mathematica function is actually doing ...
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### Plot graphs together Using ListPlot

How can I plot two graphs together generated from ListPlot or ListLinePlot command, both t and s have the same number of elements. I thought Show would solve the problem however it does not, it just ...
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### ListPlot - coloring negative and positive points

how to create a point graph(ListPlot?), where the positive values will be BLUE, negative RED and 0 values will be green? Thanks.
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### What are the arguments supplied to ColorFunction in MandelbrotSetPlot?

On the document of MandelbrotSetPlot, it said: With ColorFunction->f, where f is a function, the argument of f is a real number in proportional to the number of ...
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### Plot column 1 against list of columns in column 2 (ListPlot)

I want to generalize this plotting command: Show[ListLinePlot[data1[[All, {1, #}]] & /@ columnlist] which takes a table “data1”, defined as: ...
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### Delineate a Subset of Values on a 3D surface plot

This is building on a question previously answered by Rahul recently. I have a particular 3D surface plot on which I wish to delineate where z (the function) is between the corresponding x value and ...
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### Four-way logarithmic plot

Say I have a dataset named "d" ...
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### How to add horizontal, strecthed curly brace to plot? [duplicate]

I would like to refer to certain ranges of the x axis with the help of of some appropriately stretched and placed curly braces. I cannot figure out how to place a appropriately rotated and stretched ...