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

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Strange filling

I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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Break[] inside ColorFunction

f[x_?NumericQ]:= (Do[Break[],{i,1,2}];x) Plot[x,{x,0,1},ColorFunction->(ColorData["Rainbow"][f[#]]&)] Break::nofwd: No enclosing For, While, or Do found ...
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Incomplete implementation of units?

I've been playing around with the new units capability in MMA9 and I'm becoming a bit frustrated with what I perceive as an incomplete implementation of this capability and I'm wondering if there are ...
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3D visualization of 4D object data

I have some paired data here {{x1,y1},...{x_n,y_n}} (Download link) which represents {frequency, amplitude} of a spatial object surface mesh. Its quite a lot of cells and data as you can see in the ...
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ErrorListLogPlot gives wrong error bars on log scale

From this and this post I learned how to use ErrorListLogPlot and its family to add error bars on top of a list of mean values. However, consider this simple ...
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Calculating the density of nearest neighbours

I am trying to plot this which is a numerical simulation of the Montgomery-Odlyzko law for the nontrivial 1st $10^5$ zeros of the Riemann zeta function $ΞΆ(s)$. The solid line is given by ...
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Bug when using Plot3D over an ImplicitRegion?

Evaluating this expression seems to cause Mathematica to beep and quit the kernel: ...
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Plot more points only in specific region of plot

I have the code shown at the bottom of this question which generates a 3D plot. There are locations where the two surfaces you see form cones and touch at infinitesimally small points. These points ...
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Why setting PlotPoints make my 3d contour plot broken?

I'm trying to make a iso surface plot from some data using ContourPlot3d. My data is a 3 dimension data with form like {{x,y,f[x,y]},...}. I first make this data ...
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Function with a sharp resonance which Mathematica fails to integrate. Why?

I'm a new user of Mathematica and I'm trying to use it to calculate the collisional cross-section as a function of energy for a given potential and decay rate. I know that the resulting function ...
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A is fast, B is fast, but together they're Mathematica-crashing slow?

I'm trying to do something with finding solutions to a quantum mechanics problem with n wells. If there are 40 wells, I need to find the solution to an equation in the form: ...
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Scale plot display area (within the frame)

I have 2 data sets of equal length. I've done a LinearModelFit of them which gives me: ...
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BoxWhiskerChart with logarithmic axes 2

I actually already found my answer on the question, however it is not working. see BoxWhiskerChart with logarithmic axes I want to create a boxwiskerchart with a logaritmic axes. But when I try ...
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How to transform frame ticks from 1, 2, 3, … to x, 2 x, 3 x, …?

I want to replace the numbers on a framed plot's axes with that number multiplied by a variable, call it x. (The idea is that I'm plotting things which depend on ...
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Plotting multiple curves with multiple axes (>2) on the same plot

I'm attempting to generate a graph that depicts mulitple time series, measured in different units (but with a common time scale) on the same graph. This is a generalization of the familiar ...
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Strange opacity behavior

I edited my question and included the code: here I make the general definitions for the parametric plots I have to do later (these are simply the definitions of the x and y coordinates of the points ...
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What is “ (Dialog) Input [ ] := ” after evaluating a cell?

I have done a time-consuming run and calculation. After many hours ( about 7 hours!), the black color which shows that the cell is evaluating, turn into gray and a strange text appears like this : ...
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Setting OperatorSubstitution to false causes Plot's labels of sufficiently small size not to appear in the specified typeface. Is this a bug?

If I set OperatorSubstitution to False, the labels of Plot will not use the typeface ...
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Interpolate throughout a 3d data list without extrapolation

I have a 3D list of data for which I'd like to plot an interpolated surface. There are several ways to achieve this, but none I cannot find a method which ONLY plots the ENTIRE interpolated surface ...
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why version 9 is much slower than version 8 in producing these graphics

Consider this example(taken from Thomas's question here) ...
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Exporting plots

I want to export a plot which includes curve fitted to a multiple data set. shortly ( I use autolegend function Here ) ...
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Is there a relatively easy way to add the “Cone of Influence” to a waveletscalogram?

I am analyzing time series data using the ContinousWaveletTransform function and plotting the results with WaveletScalogram. I ...
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How do I choose only one branch of ArcTan?

I have a problem concerning ArcTan drawing a graph using ListPlot. I import a table of data: ...
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Moments Ratio Plot using “ProbabilityDistribution”

I am trying to plot moments ratio plot with the following code: ...
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Smooth out contour in RegionPlot/ContourPlot

I would like to smooth out the jagged edges in the outermost contours in the following plot: I have data of values as a function of variables (x,y) in the form ...
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Bug in ListVectorPlot?

Trying to evaluate the following expression kills my kernel (Mathematica 8.0.0.0): ...
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Why does Network`GraphPlot`wrapper appear in my GraphPlot?

I'm making a GraphPlot of data similar to this: ...
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Finding undetermined coefficients with boundary conditions

I have 2 equations which are; To[x_] := c1 E^(-a1 x)/2 + c2 E^(a1 x)/2 + a2 Tu[x_] := c3 E^(-a3 x)/2 + c4 E^(a3 x)/2 Tu equals almost zero ...
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Mathematica exit when calling plot. Bug?

I'm currently studing the behaviour of some integral for which I cant find an analytic solution. As this function depend on a vector on the unit sphere, I first defined it with 3 parameters before ...
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Parallel numerically integrated function can't be plotted

I've been working on a problem where I need to integrate a function numerically. The function is quite complex and it takes almost an hour for Mathematica to make a plot. To speed the process up I ...
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ListDensityPlot: How to only retain regions with data without using interpolation?

I'm working with ListDensityPlot on a set of triples, $\{\{x_1, y_1, z_1\}, \dots\}$. The data is on a semi-regular grid and looks just as it should through most of ...
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Differential equations: How do I solve a delay differential equation with 0-1 variables

How do I solve the following non-linear, delay-differential equations using Mathematica under the assumptions $$p(t) = 1 ,\; y(t) > k$$ $$p(t) = 0,\; y(t)<= \ k$$. $$ \frac{dw}{dt} = ...
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Plotting basin boundary

How to plot the basin boundary in Mathematica? I have been trying to do this using the system ...
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Why is CountryData function failing?

I am unable to get the CountryData function to work. I have tried FinancialData, CityData, ...
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Speeding up 2D histogram plotting (perhaps via ListDensityPlot)?

What would be the fastest way to take an array containing about $n=10^6$ to $10^7$ elements and plot a two-dimensional histogram with A x B bins? ListDensityPlot is taking upwards of half-an-hour. ...
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problem with exporting transparent object to pdf in version 9

Here is the code: Export["~/Downloads/1234.pdf", Graphics3D[{Lighter[Black], Opacity[0.5], Polygon@Table[{Cos[x], Sin[x], 0}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi], 0.01}]}]] in ...
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How can I convert a plot to pdf or eps without errors?

Mathematica 9.0.1, Linux. I try to save a plot as a pdf. I tried four different options. In each case some errors appeared as blank space ( http://yadi.sk/d/h1koyDci4z3rc ). I also tried to save ...
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Calculating the mean curvature of a surface - suggestions

I am attempting to calculate the mean curvature [1, 2] of a surface defined by a function of x and y. My function is rather ...
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Is there a reason why some specific arrangement of scattered grid points would yield bad RBF (Obtuse package) interpolation results?

I have an arrangement of grid points given by the figure below (the datagrid data is posted below at the end of the post): They correspond to electrode positions of an EEG signal. I am ...
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Simulation of Circular plate vibrations

I'm trying to simulate the vibration of a circular plate with a free edge. The plate wave equation describes the vertical displacement of the middle surface of the plate $(\zeta)$ as a function of ...
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How can I display the numbers on the ordinate axis as exponentiation?

I create a Plot and I need to insert the values on the ordinate axis as exponentiation. For example if I have a value equal to 20000, view as 20x10^3. Here the code: ...
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Resources/ best practices for exploratory economic theory work

This is a little general, so I will try to make it as specific as possible. I used Mathematica a fair amount to derive and check analytical solutions to problems in theoretical economics. Lots of ...
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Set min and max ranges for axes in ParametricPlot

I'm having trouble with this one plot I'm trying to make. I'm using NDSolve on a system of differential equations and when I plot it with ParametricPlot, the scales or lengths of the graphs axes come ...
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Plotting Geodesics in Kerr

I'm interested in plotting the trajectories of null geodesics near a rotating black hole (given by the Kerr solution) which involves a system of first order differential equations. Some Context (not ...
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I see error messages when I use LogLinear Plot but not when I use Plot

I have written an application with Manipulate that plots the results of several calculations. What I find strange is that when I have my application use ...
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How can I scale a plot in my Manipulate?

I want use scale in the same way as Mister Trevor Cole in his most excellent demonstration at the Wolfram Demonstrations site: ...
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Replace parameter of NDSolve by a Function

I dont know how to replace the paremeter inside of an interpolation function result from NDSolve by a function of another parameter. This is it: I have a ...
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Stochastic Simulation using the Gillespie algorithm

I'm trying to reproduce the simulation with demographic stochasticity in Figure 1 from the paper entitled "Dynamical Resonance Can Account For Seasonality of Influenza Epidemics" ...
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Trouble outputting Plot

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs and plot them with Manipulate but I keep getting blank outputs. Below is my code: ...