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

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Different colors for nodes in tree plot

I have some list of numbers which I am plotting using TreePlot. This is the code: ...
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ContourPlot refuses to show in-figure PlotLegends after turn on ContourShading

I would like to do a contour plot with a label inside the figure. For example, the following works well. Note there is a small "example" at the right bottom figure. ...
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Filling a curve between a line and the x-axis

I'm trying to plot the function $f(x)=\dfrac{1}{x^2}$, filling the square area from (0,0) to (1,1) with purple and filling the area under the curve from 1 to 4 with red. However, Mathematica is not ...
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Why the complicated pattern in this 3D plot?

ListPointPlot3D[ Table[{n, s, (Prime[n]^s/(Prime[n]^s - 1))}, {n, 1, 2000}, {s, 2, 80}], PlotRange -> All] Is the pattern the result of the data, the ...
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A problem with functions and Infinite expression 1/0 encountering

Following code (function) makes integrals and then replace f[x] with Cos functions and calculate the definite parametric ...
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A problem with set values

The following code is just an example to clearly explain my problem. Assume that : ...
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Another one problem with legends on GraphicsGrid

I have used ListLinePlot to generate this grid of plots: and I want to add a legend in Row Layout below this grid. My code, has as follows: ...
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What are these strange shapes in my Plot3D[]? [closed]

Plotting a function, I noticed some strange spots away from the main feature, the dark purple here: You can see that they don't actually have any curvature themselves: Strangely, you don't see ...
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Solving System of Nonlinear with Three Differential Equations

I've been trying to solve a system of nonlinear differential equation, but the conditions are a bit weird. Two of the differentials equate to the same equation, but have different boundary ...
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How to work with Interpolating Function?

I'm starting using Mathematica. I have two coupled differential equations and after using NDSolve the output is in the form of a Interpolating Function. I want to Plot the square modulus of one of the ...
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DynamicModule with Plots and EventHandler

I am making a little animation in Mathematica, along the lines of some of the Wolfram demo projects. I'd like to animate a simulated trajectory of a random process (say a Poisson process), and while ...
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How can I prevent a Plot expression from evaluating points forbidden by its RegionFunction?

I just ran into this and it had me scratching my head for a good while. Say I have a function which may produce error messages for certain inputs, like e.g. ...
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How to manually set z-axis values in a 3d plot?

I'm plotting an hemisphere with ...
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Behaviour of OutputResponse in ListLinePlot

Ok, I think this is not the best way to do this, so I'm open minded for every suggestion doing it in a better way. The Question is why does ListLinePlot not plot ...
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How to plot a “pressed” hemisphere [duplicate]

What I'd need is to draw an hemisphere of given radius but then it should have a reduced height. I don't mean a section of an hemisphere, I mean that the hemisphere should be pressed/flattened...so ...
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Getting messages Rest::norest and Divide::indet from ContourPlot3D

Ok I don't know if it's a bug or what, but here's what I found: If I use this function: ...
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Plotting Network with LayeredGraphPlot with specific order

I have a network and want to plot it. I use LayeredGraphPlot, and the network is described as: ...
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Export to PDF on OS X, font missing on Windows

Here is another problem with Mathematica plots and PDF. I have Mathematica 9.0.1 on Mac OS X. I want to export my plots to PDF to include them in a LaTeX document. If I export the plot with the ...
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predator prey model with prey refuge

I want to plot the phase diagram of prey predator versus prey refuge to see how the prey refuge influences the population of prey and predator.And this is the system $x'=\alpha ...
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Showing ListLogPlot and redrawing FrameTicks

I want to combine two ListLogPlot plots. For example ...
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Interpolation impossible for ListPlot with Missing?

I have a list of data to plot. I would like to plot them with lines but delete some data before plotting and leave the lines disconnected where data is deleted. For example, ...
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marking the points of x-intercept on a plot

OK, I have a nice plot of some oscillating motion. I can read some stuff off the graph, but I thought it would be cool to show a dot where the curve hits the x-axis and a little label showing the ...
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How to plot stacked curves with sharing the horizontal axis [duplicate]

How to plot the curves in the image.
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Parametric 3D plot with parameters satisfying an implicit equation

I am trying to plot a function $ {\bf x}(t) = r(t)\hat{v} + {\bf b}(t) $, with unit vector $ \hat{v} $ and vector $ {\bf b}(t) $ given in spherical coordinates. For simplicity, assume that $ \hat{v} = ...
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Make a “ditch” function for electric field purpose

I'm trying to make a function to simulate a finite bar and get the electric field, i did it by put 22 funnels together but is too slow and is not very accurate; does anyone have any function to ...
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How to export 3D plot, without losing the specified view of rotation?

Sorry I am not sure if I got anything wrong with this version of Mathematica and Mac OS X i am running. But every time I export a 3D graph, to png or tiff, I lost the view angle, view vector viewpoint ...
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Plot 3D boolean Array or matrix in Mathematica

I have been attempting several methods to plot a 3D diagram of a n by n boolean array in Mathematica but none of them produced satisfactory result. I want the $3D$ plot to have a cube when ...
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1D quasicrystal: points on a line nearest to points on a lattice

I have a simple lattice / line manipulation: ...
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Creating a parallelizable DiscretePlot

To my knowledge, DiscretePlot cannot be parallelized, although one can simulate the default behavior of DiscretePlot and get the ...
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Plotting a section of an hemisphere

I'm writing a little package in Mathematica for geology where a particular stone may be approximated as an hemisphere. Anyway this is a rough estimation because a real hemisphere has its height as ...
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How to plot particular piecewise defined functions in mathematica

How to plot such functions in Mathematica? Let $a_0, p,g,c$ be any positive integers, defining: $$a_{n+1} = \begin{cases}\frac{a_n}{p} &, a_n \text{ divisible by p}\\ ga_n +c &, a_n \text{ ...
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Problem with Plot and ParametricNDSolve

This is my first question on this site, I hope it is written in an understandable way. Let's start. My aim is to plot a certain parametric region, with $x$ and $y$ coordinates given by the following ...
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How to not include data value outside plot range in the plot

Consider this list plot ls = Table[Sin[t], {t, 0, 100, 0.1}]; p = ListPlot[ls, PlotRange -> {{0., 0.1}, All}, DataRange -> {0, 1}, Joined -> True] If ...
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Smoothing ListContourPlot contours

I have some data of type {{x1, y1, f1}, {x2, y2, f2}, ...} and want to do ListContourPlot. However, there is a problem that the ...
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Plotting Fourier spectrum versus frequency of a signal

I have looked around here, and i am sure this has been answered, but i don't understand it. The thing is, I have taken a introductory signal processing course, and we had to use Mathematica, and i had ...
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PlotLegends and ImageSize

I have Mathematica 9.0.1, and I have problems with PlotLegends breaking the ImageSize directive. I defined ...
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Label Markers On ListPlot

I would like to make a scatter plot where each element corresponds to a certain energy. Each plot marker should have its corresponding element next to it. IE. The data point at -1.16187 should have ...
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Why does evaluating an integral within a Plot expression take so long? [duplicate]

I want to evaluate Plot[Integrate[Sin[((1 + 1/2) x)] (1/(2 Sin[(x/2)]) - 1/x), {x, 0, t}], {t, 0, 5}] but it takes ages to load on Corei3 computer with ...
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Functions defined via inverse Laplace transform - plotting issue [closed]

I need to define a function $k(t,c_1,\alpha_1,c_2,\alpha_2)$ in the following manner: ...
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Another 3D plot question- good and ugly but no bad-

I have the following code with the intention to have a 3D plot: ...
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Sketch-type graphics with transparency and dashed hidden lines?

I'd like to create transparent graphs like the following from P1095, Calculus 6th Ed, by James Stewart. Can Mathematica accomplish this? By "transparent," I mean the ability to see the interior, ...
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How to use ContourPlot3D for Piecewise 3D function

How would I plot in 3D: $\begin{cases} (4 - z^2) = x^2 + y^2, 2 \le z \le 4 \\ x^2 + y^2 = 4, -2 \le z \le 2 \end{cases}$. I tried http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Piecewise.html ...
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Gray background in export pdf

I am trying to output a simple plot with a legend and the output keeps coming out with a gray background. A simple example is the following: ...
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How to replace a list with the result list after each iteration [closed]

I have some initial values such as L1 list: L1={10,20,30,40,50}; I want to use the L1 ...
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How to constrain the range of a plot o f a function to satisfy an inequality?

Given the function f[x_] := x^2, how can I plot f[x] over the region where f[x] >= 10 and ...
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Fluid mechanics problem concerning flow over a wedge

Below is the code I am using to generate a velocity profile and temperature profile for flow over a wedge. ...
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Scaling the time axis of an interpolated function (as in a solution from NDSolve)

I'm wondering how I can change the units of the x (time) axis when plotting a solution from NDSolve. I have obtained three solutions to a system of differential equations, all of which exist over the ...
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Bar Chart: How to adjust the font size for the bar labels as the chart size is manipulated

I have data that represents the binding energy of oxygen on different surfaces. Each bar is a different transition metal, and the length of the bar is the binding energy of oxygen. How do I make the ...