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

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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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How do I plot a proper streamline plot, including spacings and line endings?

Mathematica includes two nice built-in tools to visualize vector fields, VectorPlot and StreamPlot. The latter is a useful tool, ...
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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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Artifacts in Line Plot from InterpolatingFunction

I have a periodic solution from an NDSolve that is producing an InterpolatingFunction. With the default plot settings, there is not enough PlotPoints/MaxRecursion to resolve the peaks in the function: ...
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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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Export to PDF on OS X, font missing on Windows

Here is another problem with Mathematica plots and PDF. I have Mathematica 9.0.1 on Mac OS X. I want to export my plots to PDF to include them in a LaTeX document. If I export the plot with the ...
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Why do vertex labels disappear when I edit with drawing tools?

I'm trying to change the text and arrow style in GraphPlot using the drawing tool, but the the vertex labels disappear when I do that: ...
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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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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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Plotting equipotentials gone wrong

I'm plotting the equipotential of the potential function: $$\phi(x,y,z):=\frac{1+x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}}{[\left(1+x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}\right)^{2}-4z^{2}]^{1/2}}$$ Mathematica code: ...
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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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Creating a Mathieu stability diagram

I am attempting to re-create a Mathieu stability diagram like the one shown here: I expected that I could use MathieuC to generate this graph by assuming that ...
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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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Gray background in export pdf

I am trying to output a simple plot with a legend and the output keeps coming out with a gray background. A simple example is the following: ...
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Fluid mechanics problem concerning flow over a wedge

Below is the code I am using to generate a velocity profile and temperature profile for flow over a wedge. ...
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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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BubbleChart bubble scale depends on y position

I noticed that the scaling of bubbles in the BubbleChart function depends on the y position of a bubble. Compare these two examples. ...
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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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Comparing data sets with fade transitions (Code speed-up)

I am using the utility below for data comparison. However, with my real (more complex) charts the processing is quite slow, so setting the Pause time under ...
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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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Plotting the solutions of a system of differential equations on a simplex

I want to solve and plot the solutions of the following system on the triangle simplex: x'[t] == x[t]*(2*x[t] - 2) y'[t] == y[t]*(2*x[t]) z'[t] == z[t]*(2*x[t]) ...
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Numeric function not fully evaluating

I'm running into an issue where it seems Mathematica is not fully evaluating the output of my function h[t_]. I included the definition of phi[t_] just to demonstrate that it is a numerically defined ...
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A problem with functions and Infinite expression 1/0 encountering

Following code (function) makes integrals and then replace f[x] with Cos functions and calculate the definite parametric ...
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Another 3D plot question- good and ugly but no bad-

I have the following code with the intention to have a 3D plot: ...
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Intersection of any triangle with a circle in Cartesian coordinates

I started a notebook dealing with metrics in a triangle and its intersection points by a circle. Up to know I reached the point of having plotted a triangle, a circle with an arbitrary centre and I ...
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An error message with NIntegrate and inability to plot the integrand

I took a function of x which depended on parameters on m,n,a,y and then first summed up the n from -Infinity to Infinity and then I set the other parameters to some random values and then I asked it ...
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My plot is cut off if a frametick is “0” but resized if a frametick is “0.” Why?

I have been trying to customize the frame ticks and frame label around a certain contour plot and am running into very strange behavior where the graphics will get cut off by ...
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Converting a BSplinecurve to function

I am having two set of data. This is d000 and d001. The set d001 is a subset of d000. I am fitting the d000 data by using the BSpline of the d001 data according to the following commands: ...
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How to plot an implicit equation with separate dispersion lines of Lamb waves

I'd like to plot (to try reproduce) dispersion curves of Lamb waves as in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamb_waves But I can't to separate each lines. I was reduce the dispersion equations as X=ωd/Vs, ...
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How to increase range in Plot without exceeding maximum bounds?

Does there exist some way to increase the plot range of following plot from 10^7 to new value 10^16? It exceeds its maximum ...
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Trace of intersecting planes

I have a set of curved planes that intersect each other. I only want all the parts of all planes displayed that are above the intersecting traces. Further, I would like to highlight the intersecting ...
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Plotting a function by converting it to a delayed differential equation

I am having a little trouble calculating the Dickman Function from scratch. I have downloaded the notebook from the above link and the have following code: ...
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I need to draw a direction field and x1 vs t graph for the ode

I have written the following codes and i am able to get to the trajectory but not able to draw the direction field and x1 or x2 vs time plots. ...
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Using FindFit for step functions

Having used FindFit like so: ...