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

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DiscretePlot - adjusting the scale on Y axis to log with prescribed spacing

I have this picture of a residual Plot I am trying to reproduce (Y axis scale should be the same as in my plot): The code 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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adjust the alignment of different legends

I used Show to combine a ListPlot and Plot, and each plot has its own legend. The code is as ...
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Problems with TimelinePlot

I'm trying to play with the example in this recent blog post, but I'm having a few basic issues with TimelinePlot: Labels are getting cut off: How can I get ...
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Mathematica plotting help (plotting a complex fourier series) [duplicate]

How would I plot the following in Mathematica? $ \displaystyle\sum_{n=2}^{10} \bigg(\dfrac {4ine^{inx}(-1)^n}{(n^2 - 1)^2} - \dfrac{4in e^{-inx}(-1)^n}{(n^2 - 1)^2} \bigg) $ Thanks.
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VectorFieldPlot Assumptions - restricted domain

I would like to plot the 2-D vector field: VectorFieldPlot[{ x/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2], y/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2]}, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5} ] but I encounter zero division at ...
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Controlling colors of points in ListPlot

I have a collection of points I want to plot using ListPlot[]. I would like each individual point to be a certain color depending on a key value that is based on a list separate from the points. As a ...
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How to append when function outputs are two different arrays?

I have written the following lines of code to generate two vectors $y$ and $poa$. I would like to repeatedly run different instances of the procedure, appending all the resulting $y$s to form one long ...
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Plotting 2nd order ODE solution for specific values of constants

Suppose that I have a 2nd order, linear ODE and I want to plot the solution I found using DSolve. How can I plot giving specific values of ...
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Detecting deviations in a list of points

Say that I have a list of evenly-spaced points that I want to plot using ListLinePlot. To generate them, I am using a function that works with relatively low ...
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RegionPlot3D exponentiation issue [Mathematica 10] [on hold]

For some reason, the following code returns an empty graph: RegionPlot3D[x^2 + E^(y^2) + z^2 <= 1, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, {z, -2, 2}] But ...
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Plot an ODE solution for a list of specific constants [on hold]

Let's say I have a 1st order ODE and want to plot the solution. What I have been doing until now is: ...
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Generating by plots by rerunning code

I am new to Mathematica. I created a code where I can evaluate a parameter (denoted by PoA) for a random instance of a directed acyclic graph. The code is below. ...
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Plotting points on the horizontal line

I have list such as list = {1, 5, 2, 6, 3,...} and I need to plot the numbers from the list on a horizontal line such that there will be on a place on horizontal ...
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Extract data from DateListPlot, limited by PlotRange

Extracting the points from a line in a ListPlot in this answer uses points = Cases[Normal@plot, Line[pts_] :> pts, Infinity]; This works in DateListPlot ...
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ArrayPlot copied to PDF shows blurred mesh

Certain (but not all) images displayed in ArrayPlot, and then copied to PDF, show what appear to be fuzzy mesh lines in white areas. An example is shown below. I ...
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Use a Module to return multiple plots

A program I'm running requires me to generate multiple plots over the same domain, so I thought it would be fairly simple to use a module and bury all of the plot commands within that that way I only ...
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Plotting a NDSolve solution

I'm working on a neutrino oscillations problem, and am running into issues ploting the solution to my differential equations. The equations have non-analytic solutions so I'm using the ...
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How to set the Y coordinates for a Graph with defined X coordinates to prevent overlap of nodes?

I would like to draw a Graph with defined $x$ coordinates and variable node sizes. If I simply replace the $x$ coordinates of a graph, then nodes can overlap and ...
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ListContourPlot for 3D data [on hold]

I have an n x 3 list of some solar cell data that looks like this. ...
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How to combine 2d and 3d plots with this code [duplicate]

I found a picture for example in google and I want to do with my code like that: And here is my code: ...
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Input text next to plot axes

Please see the following image showing my plot. I would like to indicate $\omega$ is maximized at $\bar{\omega}$. But as you can see, it is cut and does not appear correctly. Do you know how to fix ...
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Plot with tick labels but without ticks

In scientific literature, plots often have a design like what I've been trying to make (see below). These images have the following characteristics: 1) Frames on the left and on the right 2) An x-axis ...
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How to draw multi curves in a graph with errorbars

The curves are composed by several 2*n nested lists. I want these curves be placed in a 3d way, like the xy plane is for the data, different curves are located in several parallel xy planes with ...
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How to plot Error Bars in a 3D scatter plot

This is a simple problem which is proving difficult to solve. I want to plot error bars on points in a 3D scatter graph. I plot error bars on points within a 2D scatter by: ...
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How to plot the graph of the equation F[x,y]=0 if y is real number, x is complex? [closed]

I have an equation F(x,y;a,b,c,...)=0, where x and y are variables, a,b,c,... - parameters. y is a real number, x - complex. For every given y I need to solve this equation, i.e. to find Im(x) and ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for CoordinatesToolOptions: ...
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Creating a stream plot of nonliner diff equations [on hold]

How would I create a stream plot (of eccentric closed curves) out of the following two equations ...
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Mathematica plot of function is blank [on hold]

I am trying to get mathematica to plot my function: f4, where the variable is x and all other letters are constants. I know it understands its a function because it will calculate derivatives, ect. ...
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How can I stop Mathematica from omitting Axes on a Plot?

I'm trying to plot something using Plot[], and Mathematica keeps leaving off one of the axes. I can set Axes->{True,True}, ...
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Change ColorScheme of DistributionChart

The "ColorScheme"of a DistributionChart can be changed using the ChartElementFunction like in the following example: ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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How to draw scatter plot with errorbars from huge lists of data in a fast way?

I want to make a scatter plot using two huge lists that give the $x$ and $y$ coordinates of the points. To each $(x,y)$ point I want to add a symmetric errorbar (I have anothe list with the errors) in ...
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Plotting Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ in rectangular coordinates

I'm trying to plot the Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ with this command: ParametricPlot3D[{t,u,Re[Sqrt[t + I u]]}, {t,-1,1}, {u,-1,1}]; but the output isn't ...
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How to make a smooth revolution surface plot

I'm trying to plot a 3d revolution plot from a set of 2d points. These data points form a 2d curve, then we rotate that curve around y axis and get a 3d surface. @J. M. has a well explained and very ...
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Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
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How to remove border points from InputForm?

I have this code, and it generates the below ListStreamPlot. The second graph is the ListStreamPlot overlaid with the points ...
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How can I get even steps on x and y axes in a plot?

I'm plotting the shortest distance from a point to a line using the following code ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...
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ListPlot with plotmarkers determined by point

I am trying to build on a simple example here: td = Prime[Range[25]] dsk = Graphics[{Blue, Disk[]}] ListPlot[td, PlotMarkers -> {dsk, 0.7}] How can I make ...
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Mathematica - Dynamic - ListPlot - baseline

I am performing baseline fitting to a raw dataset on a two-state equilibrium process. The process involves fitting the sigmoidal curve to an upper and lower linear baseline, and subtracting so that ...
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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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Mathematica envelope for the bottom of a plot, a generic function

I have the following set-up: xaxis = Table[x, {x, 0, 10, 0.01}]; yaxis = Table [Sin[x] + Abs[RandomReal[{-1, 1}]], {x, 0, 10, 0.01}]; ListLinePlot[Transpose[{ xaxis, yaxis}]] My ...
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Plotting a 2D shape that along a helical path [closed]

How to ? I am trying to build a pair of feed screws that feed a container oriented in one direction, while turning the container 90°, when the container is discharged from the screws. Example: ...
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A moving point on a parametric curve [closed]

When trying to draw a moving point on my parametric curve I did that: ...
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List Plot all rows of matrix [closed]

I have a matrix of values, and I wish to generate a list line plot of each row. Given, mat = Table[RandomReal[1], {i, 1, 10}, {j, 1, 10}] something like ...
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Bug with DateListPlot with ToolTip with NumberForm?

Is anyone able to confirm if this is a bug in version 10.1 on Windows 7 Pro? I am attempting to produce a DateListPlot with ...