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

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Filling between two spheres in SphericalPlot3D

Manipulate[ SphericalPlot3D[{1, 2 - n}, {θ, 0, Pi}, {ϕ, 0, 1.5 Pi}, Mesh -> None, PlotPoints -> 15, PlotRange -> {-2.2, 2.2}], {n, 0, 1}] I cant' ...
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Labeling points on a graph with their coordinates in parentheses

I need to create some graphs in Mathematica with a bunch of labels, such as axes labels, graph labels, etc. In particular, there must be some points that must be labeled with their coordinates. Thanks ...
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Making a rectangular label for RegionPlot

I have a plot that includes a Region Plot. I want to make a rectangle with the same shading as in the region plot to show as a legend. The dumb way I can think off ...
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Applying Labeled Option to Multiple Options

First post. Hope it's not ignorant. I am trying to label several data points so I can label them properly on a ListLinePlot. I know I can label plots if I am ...
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project from a n-dimensional space to 2-dim

let's say that I have a sphere in $N$-dimensions $$x_1^2+x_2^2+...+x_N^2=R$$ If I want to know the projection on the $x_1-x_2$ plane in this case I can figure out myself that is a circle, but how ...
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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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Plotting a line segment from the degenerate case of an ellipse [duplicate]

An ellipse degenerates into a line segment when the defining constant distance from the two foci is the actual distance between the two foci. The ellipse closes into a line segment. The following ...
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Drawing a shape on the mesh of a Plot3D [duplicate]

My question pertains to modifying the output of a typical Plot3D object, and overlaying a 2D shape, like a circle, on the 3D surface. Thinking of the surface as a stretchy surface, I want to put the ...
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How do I plot a proper streamline plot, including spacings and line endings?

Mathematica includes two nice built-in tools to visualize vector fields, VectorPlot and StreamPlot. The latter is a useful tool, ...
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Unwanted PlotMarkers appear at non-existent places

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.2.0 In this simple code ...
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Plotting ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D

Is there a way to add ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D ? (tried in Mathematica 9) I tried doing the following code : ...
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Result of NIntegrate ploting to list

I've been working on a project where I need to make two Plots. Those plots are of the form: ...
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Question about inequality plot

I fed this inequality into Wolfram/Alpha: Mod[-1 + 2^(1 - IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2]) 3^ IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2] (1 + x), 1 + 2 x] < 1 + 2 x, and got ...
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How to vary thickness of line on the plot? [duplicate]

How to plot the function f(x) so that one part be a thicker line than another depending on the value x? (Curve is efficient frontier - portfolio optimization)
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densityplot + world map overlay [duplicate]

I can make a world map, and I can make a density plot, but I can't seem to get them to overlay. Was trying to use Show to overlay: ...
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How to show an exclusion limit [duplicate]

I would like to show an exclusion plot, by having a filling made of parallel tilted lines. Any ideas? Something along these lines
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ContourPlot - plot only one connected component

How do I plot only one component in ContourPlot when specifying a height. For example, ...
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Add Point to Plot3D

I'd like to simply add a nice thick point in $(0,0,0)$ to Plot3D[(y^2/x), {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}]. The solutions I came across to add anything to ...
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How to manipulate some list-plot in Mathematica

I have two separated matrices in the form X[[i*dx,j*dt]] and V[[i*dx,j*dt]] where i & j are integers from (1 to N) & (1 to M). V & X are velocity ...
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ContourPlot3D using a Matlab function through MATLink

I have a Matlab function which accepts a 3 dimensional vector and returns a single number. I want to use this through MATLink to make a 3d plot. A unit sphere: ...
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How can I plot a function that is the sum of another function?

I plotted m[t], but actually what I want to plot is g[t], which is a summation of m[t] from ...
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Mathematica Semilog (LogLinearPlot) using x,y points from table [duplicate]

I am trying to use the LogLinearPlot in Mathematica 9 to create an x-axis only logarithmic plot that looks like this (Based on N^1.85 graphing paper) http://pingfire.com/ What it does is model a ...
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How to return the points {Xi,Zi} generated by ContourPlot [duplicate]

I have the following two questions How to visualize the dependence Y versus X with Mathematica using ContourPlot, if it is given by the following system of two equations: Y=f(X,Z) and g(X,Z)=0 ...
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Unit of the frequency axis in BodePlot

I have a simple question: What is the unit of the frequency axis in the BodePlot? I searched the documentation, but only found this: The scaling functions can be specified as ...
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Using Multiple Kernels When Making Plots

I am running a notebook that makes multiple plots. I define a function and then I want to plot that function for different choices of parameters, using RegionPlot. ...
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Plot3D region bounded by equations?

I have four equations, $$ z = xy \\ z=0 \\ y=x^2 \\ x=y^2$$ I would like to integrate the region bounded by them. Before this, I would like to plot the region they bound, but I cannot seem to find ...
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Plotting: Basic Question [duplicate]

I am new user. I am plotting "y = x^3". My "x" domain is "{x, -5, 5}", but then it scales for all "y" values. Is there anyway to zoom in, or have it plot/display a limited "y" range of values? The ...
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StreamPlot Label for General Parameter

I have a simple DEQ: $$y'(t) = y + C$$ for a constant $C$. It turns out that the equilibrium point of this DEQ is $-C$. I can use the StreamPlot command to plot ...
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Draw grid lines at multiples of k

Here is a beginner's question: when creating plots with mathematica, I want the grid lines to be at multiples of a constant value. E.g. in the following plot, the vertical grid lines are at multiple ...
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Plotting time data with axes labels and point labels

I am trying to create a set of commands to automatically create clinical lab value plots. Using time is my major issue here. It is hard to dynamically reference the different point positions to ...
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Problem with Plot of Solution for NDSolve [closed]

I'm trying to plot the solution of an equation using NDSolve. For some reason nothing shows up in the plot. I checked the output of the interpolating function and it doesn't look like there is ...
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spherical polar plot of radial function [closed]

Can you please tell me how to plot $\sqrt{r}$ in 3d sph polar plot? In the spherical plot 3d there is no option I can put variable r. So how should I proceed.
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How to have a special grid as background of a plot?

I want to have a grid background for the function (2/5)*x+3/5 but with one small detail. I want the coordinates of the points to be in the centres of the background ...
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How to reverse the direction of the y axes

I have a similar question to this one. Unfortunately, the answers there didn't help me. I would like to plot a simple function with the normal Plot function. ...
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need help rotating an object about the z-axis using animation

This should be an easy question for anyone familiar with 3D animations. I have a 2D shape denoted by the equation ((x-1)^2+y^2) ((x+1)^2+y^2)==1 and I ...
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ListPointPlot3D with connected points?

With the command ListPlot[data,Joined -> True] I can visually connect adjacent data points in the array with lines. However, this option appears to be missing ...
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How can I get dotted boundaries on a RegionPlot?

How do I plot something like $$\{(x,y): 1 \leq x^2 + y^2 < 9\}?$$ I want to be able to make the boundary $x^2 + y^2 = 9$ dotted line and the unit circle filled and coloured region in between? I ...
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How can I insert text into a relative position in a plot?

I use the following code to draw a parametric plot, with Epilog to add a point, and text using Graphics. ...
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Why I need Evaluate for the Plot of the probability density function of PolyaAeppliDistribution?

I encountered this when I was trying to answer this question. I just can't understand why the following code will only give a line at $y=0$: ...
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Removing the white space around plots when using customized FrameTicks

I'm using the CustomTicks package, which is part of the LevelScheme package, for styling the ...
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Detecting a nonlinear edge in a 2D point pattern

Following an earlier post here, I have generated a point pattern on the unit square $[0,1]\otimes[0,1]$, which is described by a piecewise constant intensity function constructed so that (in ...
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Dynamically change the variables plotted against in Plot3D

This question posed by @Cam is the closest I can find to my question but I feel that the answers don't really guide me in the way in which I'd like to proceed.... How do I dynamically change ...
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How to find intervals in the domain corresponding to intervals in the range?

I want to find the intervals for the argument m1 of this function corresponding to the value for the function lying in given intervals of the range: ...
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Manipulate and ListPlot [duplicate]

I have a $300$ by $2$ matrix called r which its elements depend on parameter g. I would like to plot this matrix and change the ...
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how to get a linearized curve in some intervals

in below picture I draw a graph base on weight of a controller system against cost function. I want to linearise and divide this curve to for example 5 five intervals. is there any function in ...
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Better way to plot multiple discrete PDFs?

I often find myself trying to plot multiple PDFs for my courses. I find the default tools available to me are lacking and/or cumbersome. After readings some suggestions here, I have come up with the ...
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How do I fill the area from 0 to pi in my Sine wave and in the process get the area value?

I am new to Mathematica and I tried searching the docs but no specific examples there. This is what I have achieved so far, returns an error, probably wrong syntax. ...
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Overlaying a Plot within a Manipulate Control Panel

Is there a way to overlay a plot into a blank area of a Manipulate control panel, that will still update according to the controls in the Manipulate function? This is an image of what I have: You ...
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Maximum but still limited magnitude region is not plotted with ContourPlot [duplicate]

The function is well defined in the whole region. But it just skips plotting the center region. I've tried PlotPoints, Mesh, Contours - it didn't help. After making more contours. White hole is ...