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

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How to plot torsion prismatic beam

I dont know why dont work but I want to animate torsion prismatic beam. ...
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Plot: Show specific values in y axis

I need to plot a list of points and I am using ListLinePlot. Mathematica decides which values on the y axis are labeled. How can I show labels for the exact y ...
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x86_64 Linux: plotting feature [duplicate]

Some features with V10.0.1.0 plotting under x86_64 Linux (xubuntu 12.04 & 14.04). I use ListPlot, but I also see this using other Plot functions. Generate some data: ...
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How to Plot a Series

I would like to plot f1[x_, n_] := Sum[Sin[(2 j - 1) x]/(2 j - 1), {j, 1, n}] on a single plot containing f1(x,50), f1(x,100), f1(x,1000), with three different ...
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Plotting 3D Vector Field in one plane

I want to plot a vector field F={Fx, Fy, Fz}. However, I only want to plot it in one plane (say, z=0). When I use ...
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Spherical parametric plot

How can I plot such a parametrized curve: $r = 2\cos t + \sin t$ $\theta = t$ $\phi = \sin 10t$ where $0<t<\pi/2$. In the documentation only has been discussed parametric plot in Cartesian ...
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Why PlotStyle->Dashed make everything dashed?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 and fixed in 10.0.2 -- appears to affect Linux only. It has been really strange for me. I am not sure it's regression after v10.0.1, or something went wrong with my system. ...
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Controlling PointSize in a RegionPlot

I have a "named" point in Mathematica 10 and am plotting it like this using RegionPlot: ...
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FindPeaks with noisy data

I am trying to understand the FindPeaks function in V10. I have two questions. Here is some measured data with noise. ...
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Plotting polyhedra faces with polygons removed from the interiors of the faces

I have dozens of vertices and dozens of faces which is why I use the v={};i={} and Graphics3D and ...
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Different results between V9 and V10 when using Style with Listplot

Consider this example: data = Table[{x, x^2}, {x, -2, 2, 0.1}]; ListPlot[Style[{#1, #2}, PointSize[Abs[#2]/50], Hue[#2]] & @@@ data] the results from V9 and ...
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Curve fit based on minimal data

Inspired by the fantastic answers here and here, I would like to ask a questions along similar lines. I have 6 curve types that follow these rules: Type A: If point 1 is positive and point 2 is ...
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Getting a custom Bézier curve function to work

In general, the $nth$-degree Bézier curve is defined as: $$\vec{C}(u)=\sum_{i=0}^{n} B_{i,n}(u) \vec{P_i} \qquad 0\leq u\leq1$$ where $B_{i,n}(u)$ is the classical Bernstein polynomial, $$B_{i,n}(u)=\...
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Control PointSize on a ListPlot

When I thought to vary PointSize on a ListPlot, I expected to find it trivial to do. I've likely overlooked something simple, ...
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Adding arrows in curves

Let's consider the following case ...
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Manipulating multiple parameters in a ParametricPlot

The question is not specific, but not entirely non-specific. Please suggest how to compactly re-code and generalize ParametricPlot command to push in one more parameter ...
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How can I add labels to the points in my scatterplot?

So I'm creating a scatter plot of a large data array, but need to be able to determine which points are where when I look at the plot, so I'm trying to add labels to them. ...
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How to include confidence intervals into ProbabilityScalePlot?

I use ProbabilityScalePlot[data, "Weibull"] to plot measured data and ...
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Adding labels and numbers in axes

Let's see the following test case ...
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Real time visualization of parametric plots

I wish to see the following curve develop in real time. f = {Cos[s/Sqrt[2]], -Sin[s/Sqrt[2]], s/Sqrt[2]} ParametricPlot3D[f,{s,-2Pi,2Pi}] I tried to get ...
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Exclusions in plot not rendered correctly [closed]

I have been struggling with these glitches for two days... A related question I asked is here How to eliminate the white gaps in the graph Here is the code, ...
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Joining ordered set of points with splines in spiral

I have a collection of points ...
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Weird output of DistributionChart

I have a larger data set and want to display it using DistributionChart. ...
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Visualization/colorization of many outliers in a BoxWhiskerChart

Imagine a larger data set which I want to display using BoxWhiskerChart. ...
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How can I load << MathWorld`Curves`?

I'd like to recreate in Wolfram Programming Cloud the plot in http://mathworld.wolfram.com/notebooks/SpaceCurves/Slinky.nb How can I load ...
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Plotting (Graphing) a Quadratic Function with Vertex and Roots

I'm new to Mathematica and I'm not really familiar to the Mathematica functions and the language. Could any of you help me plot a quadratic with the following characteristics: vertex at (1.5, 1.75) ...
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Formatting ticks of axes to scientific format and modifying the labels [duplicate]

I was trying to plot a function, but had a problem with the tick labels staying close to each other (top plot). DiscretePlot[RmvsB[b], {b, bmin, bmax, bstep}] ...
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Indeterminate expression 0^0 encountered

I'm new in Wolfram Mathematica so the the question may seem quite simple. I define the following function ...
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How to eliminate the white gaps in the graph

Here is my code ...
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Plotting recursive from a for loop

our assignment is that we have make a plot for the possition of 1's From the recursive function if a[n-1] is even then ...
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How to plot a 2-D function of points which is a function of points from the Unit Circle

Consider the set of points $(x,y)$ such that $x^2+y^2=1$. Consider the functions $f(x,y)$ and $g(x,y)$ and I want to plot the set of 2-D points whose co-ordinates are $\left(f(x,y),g(x,y)\right)$. An ...
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How to update Plot and some output inside NDSolve callback (StepMonitor)

I have the following problem. I am calling NDSolve to solve a system of first order differential equations (nothing fancy), except that the number of equations measures in thousands and the number ...
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Coloring problem in plot3D with transparent texture [duplicate]

I need to plot multiple surfaces with textures. Each texture is a matrix plot with transparent background. In this way, we can see the multiple surfaces from the top. ...
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Another weird plotting result

I asked a question this morning here, which has been resolved. However, I got another problem. I want to add some lines to the graph, which turns out glitched. The code is as follows, ...
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Combining many plots with Show produces wrong x-axis position and wrong filling

The code is as follows, ...
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Drawing an arrow or a solid dot on a curve?

I want to draw arrows and the solid dot like in this picture on a curve.
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Question about using NDSolve with a matrix equation

I tried to use NDSolve to study a matrix-valued differential backward equation. The following program seems to work: ...
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How to make a 3D topographic globe?

I've made some attempt with this dataset of elevation. But I have some trouble with ListSurfacePlot3D, which can not show the globe correctly: And I've checked that the data is out of problem, ...
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ListLinePlot scientific notation in y axis

I am working with mathematica 9.0 and I want to make a plot importing data from a .dat file. My issue is that I don't know how to show y axis in scientific notation. My values run from 0 to approx ...
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Listplot x axis - Using tranpose of two tables?

I'm trying to augment the x axis of a listplot to fit the number of steps. Secondly, since there are a large number of steps (50), there will be 50 ticks which will make the graph messy. How do I get ...
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ListContourPlot3D blank box?

I have a (long) list of {x,y,z,f} values generated using a finite element software package. I've tried using ...
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How to change the filling color under a plot according to a value?

Mathematica has an option to fill the space under a curve with a value: ListLinePlot[Transpose[data][[1]], Filling -> Axis] I have a dataset data=$\{\{val_1,...
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ListPlot with lots of same couples of values

In my dataset of (x,y) values I have a lot of points with the exact same values on x and y: {{1,2},{3,4},{3,4},{3,4},{4,5}} So when I plot them with ListPlot it ...
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Individual ColorFunction with RGBColor [duplicate]

I want to create a custom ColorFunction using RGBColor for my DensityPlot. A nice example is ...
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How do I change axes scale?

I am plotting f[x_] := 2*x + 1 Plot[f[x], {x, -10, 10}] BUT I want to scale my axes differently. By default it is 1:2 , meaning 1 unit on $y$ axis is equal to 2 ...
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Plotting triple data points while xy data are not regular

I plotted recently some figures in Matlab and their quality was not that satisfactory, so I come to Mathematica as my supervisor suggested. This is how such figure looks like in Matlab: . In Matlab, ...
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Hyperbola plotting near real boundary

Plotted region above x-axis is jagged due to presence of Sqrt for y coordinate entailing delay in determining onset of real values. There is some improvement with higher number of points chosen,but ...
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Are there more pre-existing ColorFunction options?

Such as "DarkRainbow", "Rainbow", "BlueGreenYellow", and ...
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How can I plot the frequency of list items?

How can I plot the frequency of list items such as?: ...
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Invisible plots

Im trying to plot the following. ...