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

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Export Plot3D in Mathematica 10.1 is Rasterized by default

When I use Export to export Plot3D to pdf format, I get different behaviour in Mathematica 10.1 compared to 10.0. In particular, ...
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Drawing lines automatically between two different plots

I try to create a special plot where several lines have to be generated automatically between two plots at very precise coordinate. My goal is to make something exactlly like But I want to do it for ...
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Using Epilog to increase text size

I have a plot with labels positioned using the epilog function for convenience. I would like to increase the size of axes labels within the epilog function but I haven't managed to figure out a way to ...
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Complex Contour Plot of Three complex variables function

eqn[x1_, y1_, x2_, y2_, a1_, a2_] := ((a1 + I a2) - (x2 + I y2))/(((x1 + I y1)(x2+ I y2)) - (a1 + I a2)) How can I plot the eqn? I need contour plot for ...
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Problem with using `WorkingPrecision` with `LogPlot`

In looking at the issue referenced in LogPlot does not show all points, I noticed that use of WorkingPrecision causes really odd results on my system. A related ...
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LogPlot does not show all points

LogPlot ignores points which are going to "too high" values: LogPlot[1/x, {x, 10^-12, 1}, PlotRange -> {{-.1, 1}, All},Frame -> True] gives: I'd rather ...
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How to do make Plot automatically figure out a domain interval?

When you tell Wolfram|Alpha to plot something, it automatically figures out a reasonable domain to plot it over. When I try something like Plot x^2 + y^2 = 1000 ...
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How can I solve the sum with two unknowns?

I have the following code description ...
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How to get DistributionChart to show normalised densities?

I am having some issue getting DistributionChart to show bin widths as expected, or perhaps it is in my interpretation of the plots. I have four data sets, all of the same length, and plot them in ...
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Scatter Plot of Lists

This is very similar to Make a scatter plot from two lists I have executed a = Import["file.csv"] b = Import["file2.csv"] and now have a {{1,2,3}} and b ...
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How to make 3D error bars in a plot? [duplicate]

if I have the following data in this format and the error bars are the same for each point: ...
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Non-autonomous Dynamical system Sliding mode controller Error

This code is a simulation of a sliding mode controller of a non-autonomous dynamic. When I use ArcTan in input, I receive an error. ...
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Aligning Density an Contour Graphics

In radiation therapy, we display radiation dose as an isodose contour plot overlain on density plot describing the patient geometry (CT data). Here is a simple example (the material grid is voxelated ...
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Getting a correct custom legend for contourplot?

I am having trouble making a custom range for a legend in ContourPlot since the legend doesn't "talk" to the PlotRange and ...
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Increasing the thickness of line in plot legend

I've been using the shiny new legends in V9 for my plots. However, I usually increase the Frame/Axis ...
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Enigmatic message about MaxBend

Referring to the method I proposed for Problem with ParametricPlot Mathematica 10.0.2 throws an enigmatic error message: ...
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Trouble using Manipulate and NDsolve for coupled ODE's

I'm aware that there are a few threads on the topic of solving coupled ODEs using NDSolve and Manipulate. Based on those, I ...
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Imaginary terms in the derivative of Jacobi theta function (2) on the real line

I am trying to calculate/plot the derivative of the second Jacobi theta function $d\theta_2(0, e^{-\pi t} )/dt$. Calculating or plotting the function itself works fine: ...
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LogPlot hangs but Plot does not

This is a bit involved example, but I have not been able to reproduce it in more simple cases. ...
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Expand the plotting range [on hold]

When use the following command to plot a graph Plot[x^(1/3), {x, -1, 1}] Mathematica does not show the range [0, 1]. It ...
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Plot does not take range with OptionValue and PlotRange option

I am making a function that is to use Show to overlay a few plots of a function. I want the first Plot in ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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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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How to draw a tropical surface?

By definition, a tropical surface in $\mathbb R^3$ is the set of points $(x,y,z)$ where the maximum $f=\max(f_1,f_2,\dots,f_n)$ is attained at least twice, here $f_i$ stand for some linear functions ...
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Is plot polluting my context?

Bug introduced in 10.0.2 or earlier and fixed in 10.1.0 Whenever I plot something 3 temporary variables get added to my current context. Example (fresh Kernel): ...
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First Plot misses the Show [on hold]

g4 = ContourPlot[Sin[x] Cos[y], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, {y, 0, 2 Pi}] g5 = ContourPlot[Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, {y, 0, 2 Pi}] Show[{g4, g5}, PlotRange -> All] How to ...
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How do I color Riemann integral rectangles using conditionals?

I'm builind a function to visualize the Riemann Integration process to any function using rectangles. Everything is fine, except that I need the color of the rectangles to change if they're under the ...
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Implicitly defined compact complicated surface

A Seifert surface for the (3,4) torus knot is defined by the intersection of $S^3 \subset \mathbb{C}^2$ with the set $\arg(z^4-w^3)=0$. The boundary is at $z^4=w^3$ and this is the torus knot. Here ...
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InterpolationOrder 2 or more in ListLogLinearPlot

I'm using the function ListLogLinearPlot, but the plot is to square, i would like to have InterpolationOrder 2, but there is not ...
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Increasing Plot3D speed when plotted function is Eigenvalue

This is probably a really simple fix, but I'm fairly new to Mathematica and am not sure how to do this properly. I know that trying to plot eigenvalues directly can be computationally expensive, so ...
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Extracting points from the MeshFunctions of Plot3D

I am trying to extract the points from the mesh lines of a 3D plot. (Not my actual function.) ...
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Positioning axes labels

I need to change the position of my axes labels such that the y-axis label is in the middle and parallel to the y-axis. I'd also like the x-axis label to be in the middle of the x-axis rather than ...
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Same scale for all the axes in Plot3D

I can't find this in the documentation. How do you force the same scale for all the axes when making a 3D plot? There is the BoxRatios option, but this only changes ...
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Curvature Application

I found these amazing animations at https://courses.engr.illinois.edu/tam212/avt.xhtml#avt which I think will be wonderfully useful when teaching multivariable calculus next semester. I've started to ...
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ListLinePlot partial filling

I use ListLinePlot to plot data: ...
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Using codes to replicate drawing tools in Mathematica

This might seem very obvious but I'm on the verge of losing all the annotations I've made on a graph because I can't figure a way to save it after using the drawing tool to add a few extras to the ...
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Contourplot fails to plot x==0 if plot range is from 0

The simple command ContourPlot[x == 0, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}] fails to plot the line x==0. However If I add a small buffer it ...
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Mathematica's ViewPoint versus MATLAB's View command

Here is a bit of code borrowed from Parametrize a circle as a tube?. ...
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How to make a Line[] with no end?

I'm trying to do this: In this graph, the secant points are aproximated in order to become the tangent, it seems I need some kind of function which plots a line based on two points and it's points ...
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How to plot Ramanujan's continued fraction in Mathematica?

I want to plot Ramanujan's continued fraction: $$R(q)=\cfrac{q^{1/5}}{1+\cfrac{q}{1+\cfrac{q^2}{1+\ddots}}}$$ but I do not know how to define this function in Mathematica. How do I define and plot ...
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Plotting the tangent of a curve [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica and this is probably child's play for most people, but I wanted to know how to plot the tangent of the function below at the point e=1/4 : ...
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Examining the equations of a Differential Op Amp

I want to examine the equations of a differential Operational Amplifier, specifically I want to examine how the tolerances of the resistors affect the resulting differential gain and common mode ...
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Plotting iterated function system images

I'm new not only to this forum, but to Mathematica in general, evidently. I'm running into an issue, and my best attempts at Googling solutions (and trying the search box for this forum) came up with ...
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Transpose four lists of data into two lists for use in List Plot [closed]

I have four lists of data x1 = {1,3,5,7} y1 = {0,2,4,6} x2 = {10,12,14,16} y2 = {8,10,12,14} In one line is it possible to use transpose to get two lists which ...
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Formatting Ticks and FrameTicks labels with a function

Is there a convenient way to format tick labels? In this example I would like to use the default Mathematica tick intervals, but simply convert the X axis labels to strings with "s" added. As you ...