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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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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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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Parametric Plot not plotting all points

Basically I have a system of inequalities which I am solving and plotting using Mathematica. For example I have a system which has infinitely many solutions (it's unbounded). So I plot the system ...
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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: ...
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Invert 3D objects (shape) to 3D patterns objects (shape)?

Is it possible to invert the 3D object (positive model) to 3D pattern objects (negative model) (for example, patterns for casting). For example (positive model): ...
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StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...