# Tagged Questions

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

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### How to combine a set of Plots, including self-drawn Inset/Lines/Circles?

I have a set of 9 plots which should be combined into one plot. Each of these plots contains a ListContourPlot, some circles, lines and an ...
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### Scale x axes in ListContourPlot

I have list of data which I visualize by using ListContourPlot. ...
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### How to plot a quarter of circle using Mathematica?

How can I plot a quarter of circle using x as abscissa while y as ordinate by taking advantage of the ...
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### Can I adjust starting point when using ListPlot?

RandomInteger[3,3] produces a vector of length-3 randomly. But it counts index from 1. I need a vector, index of which starts from 0. Because of this, when ...
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### can mathematica plot graph/visualize rotation matrices

just wondering is there any example online that show plotting of 3d rotation matrices like in the picture below (source)
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### Fixed color scale in multiple density plots

I think there should be a simple solution for my current problem, but neither StackOverflow (or the help of Mathematica) or Google have it. I have to plot multiple density plots with a color ...
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### 2D grid as a 2D polygonal or smooth domain

I have a series of points, as a list of pairs of real numbers, each multiple of a base value. So they represent a subset of a grid. Given that this list, when represented with ...
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### Editing preset schemes [duplicate]

Mathematica has many preset schemes, for example "DarkRainbow" and "FadingRectangle": ...
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### Colours in BarChart[]

This question is a follow up from this one. I want to be able to specify a list of colours for my bars in BarChart. In responses to the question I linked to, ...
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### How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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### Determining the RGB values of the default plot color

In Mathematica 7, the default plot color is a purple-like color (although I think it is not Purple). Is it possible to use Mathematica to determine the RGB color ...
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### Adjusting the legend colors to match that in MatrixPlot

I am trying to show the legend with a ColorData for a discrete Fourier transform coefficient table. Here's a sample data table: ...
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### Plot columns of table if some condition is fulfilled

I have a table with data, for example MT = {{1, 80.3, 1, 4, 68}, {2, 80.5, 1, 5.5, 102}, {3, 80.0, 0, 4.2, 78}, {4, 80.4, 0, 3, 17}, {5, 80.2, 1, 5, 180}}; ...
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### Lesser and greater symbols in the axeslabels

I need a plot with $\Gamma^<$ as axeslabel using: AxesLabel -> { $\Gamma^<$} But I get an error. AxesLabel -> { $\Gamma^{a<b}$} works though. I think I've to tell mathematica that ...
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### Using Evaluate and Evaluated -> True in Plot

A few use cases: (1) This, as expected, returns (almost) immediately: f[x_?NumericQ] := Evaluate[(Pause[1]; x)] Plot[f[x], {x, 0, 1}] (2) This takes ...
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### Factor out invariant code from Plot

Given a simple Gaussian kernel UnscaledKernel[a_, b_, sigma_] := Exp[-(((a - b)/sigma).((a - b)/sigma))/2] and un-normalized smoothing function ...
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### Data interpolation and ListContourPlot

I am fairly new to Mathematica and I have two quick questions on using it for a Hydrology and Hydrogeology class. One is about data interpolation and interpolating without any data defined in an area. ...
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### Plotting multivalued function using ParametricPlot

I'm having a bit of trouble making a ParametricPlot from two curves. I defined two functions p and g as: ...
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### Implementing a LineStyleFunction for line plots

I have data in the form: {{0, 3, 4}, {1, 3, -1}, {2, 4, -1}, ...} and I would like to implement something similar to ColorFunction for the style of a line. ...
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### MovingAverage[] and Fit[] with data containing DateLists

I have data which has the following appearance: data = {{DateList, Real}, ..., {DateList, Real}} It's easy to visualize the data by using ...
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### How do I get rid of a “jump” in my plot?

How can I prevent plotting functions from "connecting" inside a plot points that should "wrap around" outside the plot? For example, how do I eliminate the horizontal lines running across the ...
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### How to implement hive plot for graphs in Mathematica?

I'm trying to implement a version of the hive plot advocated in [Kryzywinski, et al., 2012]. There are many examples of such graphs on the author's webpage. It would be good enough for me to have ...
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### Customizing FrameTicks in DistributionChart

So I have been fighting with this for a while. I'm trying to get custom frame ticks on both the left and right side of a DistributionChart. It's not going very ...
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### Get x and z coordinate from an image and make a parametric surface

In this blog entry, this step is mentioned: I grabbed an image of a Peugeot wine glass from the web and used the Get Coordinates function to digitize its outline, which I fed to Interpolation to ...
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### ListPlot with Joined set to True

Let f[x_]=9x^2-2x-3; I want to make a table of f at x ={-1, -0.5, 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2}. ...
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### Parameters in plot titles

My issue is how to mix strings with variables, specifically in the context of PlotLabel: I can put a string as my plot title, and I can also put a variable as a ...
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### Plotting two functions with dependent input function

I have defined a function: myJ2[n_] := 1/n* Total[RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[0, 1], n]^2] This is basically an approximation to the gaussian integral. I ...
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### Loop and do operations on Matrix, then graph the results

I'm trying to do some operations to a matrix in a loop, and then I want to graph the results. The results are pair of numbers. Can I store the results of each iteration on "something" and the use ...
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### Scale plot display area (within the frame) [closed]

I have 2 data sets of equal length. I've done a LinearModelFit of them which gives me: ...
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### Make PlotMarker explanation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating legends for plots with multiple lines? I have a ListPlot of data points. To distinguish between datapoints coming from different sources, I give them different ...
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### How to vary color of fill between listplots based on y-distance between them

I have two lists with the same x-values but different y-values. I have used ListPlot to plot and fill the space (line) between them; however, I would like the color ...
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Bug still present in version 10 under Windows. In a recent posting, Belisarius solved a problem related to the display of arrows on the x and y axes by setting ...
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### How could I add arrows to the axis of a figure?

It is easy for me to add arrows to the axes of the a figure by taking advantage of AxesStyle -> Arrowheads[] when the differences between the horizontal and ...
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### Spherical density plot of data set

I have a somewhat large number of 3-dimensional unit vectors ( ~ 100 000 unit vectors), and I am trying to visualize their distribution. First thing I tried was ...
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### Transform x-scale of data for e.g. MatrixPlot

I have to transform in a nonlinear way the x-scale of some data for a MatrixPlot (or ReliefImage or ...
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### How do I make my discrete plot thicker?

I am making a discrete plot and a regular function plot together. But my curve is so thick that for color-blind people, it's pretty much impossible to see the black dots of my discrete plot: ...
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### RevolutionPlot3D of 4 piecewise functions around X-axis crashing mathematica

I'm trying to rotate 4 piecewise functions around the X-axis using RevolutionPlot3D. The 4 functions I have are: ...
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### plot data differences

I have the following data: ...
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### How specify PlotRange and display bitmap over plot in DateListPlot?

The problem came up in a plot of RGB data obtained by imaging the variable star d-Cephei with a DSLR camera on several successive nights. I tried to plot the R, G, B intensity points for each day in a ...
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### Defining regions for Exclusions

I have the following function I want to plot in 3D (For simplicities sake we can say $a=5,b=-1,c=3$.) ...
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### Replicating a discontinuous graph

I'm trying to replicate a graph from my math book for my notes as well as to learn Mathematica. I was hoping someone would be able to help me figure out how to add the open points to the graph, and ...
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### xkcd-style graphs

I received an email to which I wanted to respond with a xkcd-style graph, but I couldn't manage it. Everything I drew looked perfect, and I don't have enough command over ...
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### Make a density list plot/histogram from large, pre-binned data set?

I have a large data set consisting of $\mathcal{O}(10^9)$ two-dimensional points. In order to save memory and time I have pre-binned these into a uniform grid of $500 \times 500$ bins using Fortran. ...
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### In a ListPlot of LinearModelFit, Fill to the regression line

In the help for LinearModelFit, the regression line can be added to the scatter plot like this: Show[ListPlot[data], Plot[lm[x], {x, 0, 5}]] Is it possible to ...
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### How to specify DataRange in a ListPlot with an imported set of data

So I've been trying to import a large set of data (6900 point pairs) from an excel (.xls) file. The Exel file has 2 columns of numeric data. I've also been trying to plot this data, but when I do, it ...
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### How to repeat a plot with different options

I'd like to have first a function plot and then the same plot repeated inside a Manipulate, with additional things (like tangent planes etc.). I can do ...
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### Plot cubic root which includes the negative graph [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Finding real roots of negative numbers (for example, $\sqrt$3${-8}$) Yes, I know there are other Threads which have similar questions and yes I read them but I am just ...
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### Rules governing Plot line generation

I was looking at the Documentation Center for Round, Ceiling and Floor when I noticed that ...