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

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Bug(?) in version 10: Tooltip and ListPointPlot3D

Bug introduced in 10.0.0, persists through 10.1 The coordinates of a point in a three dimensional graph can be shown in a tooltip: ...
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RegionPlot returning a number

Introduced in 10.0, persists in 10.1. I had updated my mathematica to version 10 few days ago. And I had been shocked by the following fact: ...
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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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Bug in plotting function using FindMinimum?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 (or 10.0.0) and persisting through 10.1 or later While working on an answer to RegionPlot from NDSolve, I came across this strange behavior of ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.1 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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Is plot polluting my context?

Whenever I plot something 3 temporary variables get added to my current context. Example (fresh Kernel): Plot[x, {x, -1, 1}]; Names["Global`*"] Output: ...
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Plotting extra parametric axes

We are trying to plot a figure as below from data points. This version is a postprocessed plot (in Illustrator) just to obtain the skew axes. The rest is plotted with ...
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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 can I easily visualize density plots with singularities with the least loss of detail?

I'm trying to visualize electric fields. StreamPlot is helpful: ...
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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 and POV-Ray workflow: ListContourPlot3D

I have the following function describing a molecular electronic Orbital. ...
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ListPlot3D. Only plots about half of the data in a 3D matrix

Here is the data and the exact command I'm trying to run. I've had success with other datasets generated and written out to a file by the exact same program in the exact same manner but for some ...
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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 Consider the following code: ...
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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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Strange artifacts on graphics saved as PDF

I have a problem when plotting 3D graphs. Plotting any graph with the default settings using Plot3D, e.g. ...
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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.1 (update: bug remains in 10.1 on windows) In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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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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Exclusion disappears but style doesn't work

Consider this code: f[x_]:=(6 + 4 x + x^2 - x^3)/(x-2) Plot[f[x], {x, -10, 10}, Exclusions -> {2}, ExclusionsStyle -> Directive[Red, Dashed]] It produces ...
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FindPeaks with noisy data

I am trying to understand the FindPeaks function in V10. I have two questions. Here is some measured data with noise. ...
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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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Fitting data to plot using errors as weights

I have some enzyme kinetics data that I want to fit to the Michaelis-Menten curve in order to obtain the kinetic parameters of the enzyme. Is it meaningful, statistically and functionally speaking, ...
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Behavior of TimelinePlot with multiple datasets of associations

The following TimelinePlot behaves as I would expect: ...
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WorkingPrecision in LogLogPlot creates wrong plots

I seem to have found a bug with LogLogPlot in version 10. If I specify a working precision, the function produces total garbage. Here is a simple example. The first case, without WorkingPrecision ...
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Fractals or other patterns in the quadruple linked pendulum

This will seem like a physics question, but I'm looking for something to do in Mathematica specifically. I've successfully modeled a quadruple linked pendulum by setting up the ODEs and solving them ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to convert a list of polynomials into a list of equations and plug into Contourplot?

Given a list q of polynomials (output of GroebnerBasis) in two variables I want to transform the list into a list of equations and plug it into CountourPlot. For ...
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Why are the labels twitching vertically in TimelinePlot?

Why are labels jumping up and down here: ...
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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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Surface Plot 3D of a strongly concave shape

I have a list of {x,y,z} points that all lie on the surface of an object (model output from COMSOL). I would like to generate a graphics object that reproduces the surface. Ideally, I would like ...
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Plotting data with four variables; two labels for one of the axes

I am having difficulty related to 3D plotting task. I have a set of data points in the following form : ...
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Finding and plotting roots with parameter

I have the following function: $$ u(x,t)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty\frac{v_0 L}{\lambda_k c \sin\left(\lambda_k\right)}\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kx}{L}\right)\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kct}{L}\right) $$ and this ...
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PlotRange->Automatic the exact function used to calculate outliers

I know that PlotRange->Automatic does the following: "the distribution of coordinate values is found, and any points sufficiently far out in the distribution ...
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ListPlot with conditions Part II

In a previous post Part I @Julian S proposed an interesting method in order to segment the data. A copy of the data file can be found here: data. I know that I should provide a minimal working example ...
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How could I upload a XLS file to Cloud and then plot it?

I want to upload a file to the Wolfram Cloud and plot the list: So I use the following code to check its head at the beginning: ...
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How to include confidence intervals into ProbabilityScalePlot?

I use ProbabilityScalePlot[data, "Weibull"] to plot measured data and ...
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Weird glitch again!

I have been struggling with these glitches for two days... A related question I asked is here How to eliminate the white gaps in the graph Here is the code, ...
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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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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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Does the VerticalCallout algorithm in PieChart work correctly?

This manufactured example is typical of many real world cases where we have thin slices of the pie: ...
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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?

This problem is no longer there after I upgraded to Mathematica 10.0.2. If I set OperatorSubstitution to False, the labels of ...
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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 ...