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

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Showing Boolean combinations with ParametricPlot3D

If $ A,B $ are $ \mathbb R^2$ surfaces, Show[A,B] shows the union set, say as {A+B} or as ${A \cup}B $. How are differences {A-B}, {B-A} shown by a command? E.g., am curious about a cylinder ...
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Problem About TimelinePlot

I have some data from wikipedia. ...
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ParametricPlot3D of Boy's surface

I'm trying to visualize Boy's surface using Bryant's parametrization, as per the MathWorld article. However, I'm not sure I understand the parametrization, and I don't know how to implement it when ...
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Can A Plot Be Overlayed With A Map?

Some brief, only slightly important background. I am doing a research project using the data from NASA's GRACE mission. I wrote a short Perl script to take two data files and find the change in ...
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StreamPlot slow in version 10

In version, 10 StreamPlot seems to calculate many more points along each streamline than necessary, compared to version 7. For example, from Mathematica ...
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Why is ListPlot so slow here?

While examining How can I monitor the progress of a Plot? I was surprised to discover that in some cases ListPlot in version 10.0 and 10.1 is orders of magnitude ...
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Avoiding overlap in rendering of GraphPlot

I'm trying to visualize some 'graphs' (i.e. the mathematical objects with nodes and edges) using GraphPlot[]. I am defining the nodes using objects such as ...
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Position of axes labels

I have a 2D parametric plot like the following: ...
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How to plot several functions without jumping? (multiple eigenvalues of a system as functions of 2 parameters)

I've been working on this research problem for months with some success by no global/proper solution to the problem. So I have square, Hermitian matrices of various sizes ($8,20,38$ dimensions) with ...
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DE: Plotting a functional

I have a function c given below: c = (2 C0)/(2 + Sum[(Δ - 2 Λ[k - 1]) (Q[k, t]/q[t]), {k, 1, n}]); Here the function ...
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Why does the degree symbol disrupt this FrameLabel?

This plot Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, FrameLabel -> {"x", "temperature / \[Degree]C"}, Frame -> True] displays beautifully, but exporting to PDF ...
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RegionPlot3D Empty

I am attempting to cut out holes in a sphere, circumscribed around a regular tetrahedron. To do so I define some points (p1 through p4 are the vertices of a tetrahedron) ...
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Piecewise and Opacity

I have the following Plot : ...
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Mathematica 10.0: how to manipulate a plot where a line comes from a system of equations without an explicit solution?

My goal: I am using Mathematica 10.0 to draw several graphs according to different values of a number of key parameters. The graph is made of two functions. Challenge: One of the functions is a ...
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Synchrotron Radiation and ListDensityPlot

I'm trying to reproduce this plots: For this task i'm following this blog entry: Synchrotron radiation As you can see there, the task is to make a DensityPlot of a vector field essentially. This ...
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How can I plot the following set?

I have a question: How can I plot the following set $$G:=\{(x,y,z)\in\mathbb{R}^3|x^2+y^2\in[0,4],z\in[0,3]\}?$$ Thank you for your help!
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Shocks in a dynamic continuous time system

I have the following continuous time system ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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How can I stop PlotRangePadding from cutting off points in a ListPlot?

When I perform a 2D plot and want to highlight specific spots in the plane, ListPlot seems like a good idea. However once I want to get rid of the padding, my points are getting cut off. This is ...
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Equation solution using minimization

I have an equation F[x,y]=0. I need to plot y as a function of x. Due to the properties of ...
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Transposing X and Y on a plot [duplicate]

This question has appeared in many forms online, but none directly apply to my problem. I have a quite complicated, albeit bijective function of the form ...
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scatter plot from two lists with barlegend

Lets say I have two lists listx = {}; Do[x = RandomReal[{0, 1}]; AppendTo[listx, x], {1000}]; listy = {}; Do[y = RandomReal[{0, 10}]; AppendTo[listy, y], {1000}]; ...
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How can I monitor the progress of a Plot?

The answer in How to monitor the progress of a plot is not useful in my case. I am using ...
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GridLines in TimelinePlot do not export to EPS

The below TimelinePlot produces the proper figure within a Mathematica session, but when that figure is exported as an .eps figure (to be used in a $\LaTeX$ ...
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Plotting direction fields along with trajectories

I am reading "Dynamics and Bifurcations" by Hale and Kocac, and in chapter one the following diagram is shown: Question is, how can I achieve the same plot using Mathematica? I've tried ...
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plot filling using blend and y value

I want to plot say Sin(x) with colorfilling. but I want the colour to be a gradient between white and red. When Abs[sin(x)] is maximum I want white, when its minimum I want the filling to be red. In ...
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DateListPlot not showing any ticks

With a vector dates (in DateList format), and a vector data that has the same length as ...
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Switching to CloudObject`Private`

I shut Mathematica done, then restart it. The image shows all that I do. I have done nothing else. Can anyone explain what is happening to me? The complete code is: ...
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Plotting NIntegrate

Plot[E^(-0.5 x) NIntegrate[Cos[t] E^(Cos[t] + 0.5 t), {t, 0, x}], {x, 0, 40}] Mathematica evaluates this integral for each point, which takes a long time. It is ...
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All contours aren't shown in ListContourPlot

I want to plot the contours of a data set which when plotting in 3D looks like this: When I plot the contours as ...
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What is wrong with my expression for compiling?

Following code was translated from a snippet matlab code. Without compiling it worked slowly. I want to compile it, but am getting a numerical error. How do I compile this in a correct way? ...
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Plotting several numerical solutions plus the analytic solution of ODE in one plot

I want to be able to plot several numerical solutions of an ODE, plus its analytical solution in one plot, in order to see how the numerical solutions converge towards the analytical one with respect ...
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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Plot3D and NIntegrate issues

f[x_, y_] := 2*x - y Plot3D[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] NIntegrate[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] I ...
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How to change the direction of increasing x in a plot [duplicate]

Consider the data set data = Table[{10^-k, 10^(-2 k)}, {k, 5}] and the plot: ListLogLogPlot[data] My goal is to reverse ...
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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. ...
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Are there more pre-existing ColorFunction options?

Such as "DarkRainbow", "Rainbow", "BlueGreenYellow", and ...
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On coloring the faces of a surface differently with parameter-dependent colors

Old versions of Mathematica ($VersionNumber < 6) supported a particular syntax of ParametricPlot3D[] that allowed for ...
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Does DynamicModule cure Problem with Manipulate?

Hopefully, this is a final cure for the Problem with Manipulate introduced on A problem with Manipulate and then continued on Continuation of a Problem with Manipulate. Michael E2 suggested on the ...
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Plotting ListLinePlots together creating a 3D view

I have a *.xlsx file containing four columns, each pair representing an x and y value, so ...
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Plotting a Forced Vibration Differential Equation [on hold]

I'm attempting to plot a differential equation solution but mathematica is giving me trouble. The plot is showing up blank. Here is what I have. ...
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Plotting several functions

I'd like to plot a function of one real and one integer variable, but I don't want them all shown in the same 2-D plot - I'd like to see them as separate curves so I can see both "axes", more like how ...
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Axis alignment identical to matlab plots

Mathematica uses in my opinion a weird concept of camera alignment. I would like to align the axes in Mathematica in the same way how Matlab does. For example, in the following picture you see a ...