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# Questions tagged [filling]

Questions about shading, coloration, or highlighting of different regions in plots, charts, or mathematica graphics.

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### Filling a polygon with a pattern of insets

I am trying to fill a shape with diagonal lines. I am aware of Texture, but it rasterizes the fill pattern, which is not desirable. Here was my crack at it: ...
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### Filling between boundaries

I would like to visualize what it graphically means to integrate between two boundary values. Therefore I'd like to make a Filling between these two values. Is ...
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### Generating hatched filling using Region functionality

Before v.10 came out there were several Q&A on generating hatched filling for Plot, ListPlot etc. In v.10 we have new ...
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### Can I make a plot with gradient filling?

Bloomberg has a standard plot style for its line plots in which it uses a gradient filling. Actually the way this seems to be constructed is that a gradient from the ymax to ymin is used as the ...
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### How do I plot a histogram with hatched shading?

I can plot an ordinary histogram with blue shading and black borders like this: T = RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[0, 1], 10000]; Histogram[T, 30] And I can ...
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Since PolarPlot doesn't support Filling, what is the best way to shade or fill the a region between two polar curves? For ...
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### How can I fill under a function in a plot just to right of a specified vertical line? [duplicate]

How do I plot a normal curve with filling under the curve and to the right of a vertical line. I would prefer that the vertical line starts at the x-axis and stops at the plotted curve. Basically ...
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### Filling Between Curves [duplicate]

I want to fill in the region between the curves. So far I have this: Plot[{x + 7, 9 - x^2}, {x, 0, 1.5}, Filling -> {1 -> {2}}] But I want something like ...
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### How to plot filling under a curve?

I want to mark critical areas for statistical test on the plot. How can I do this? This: ...
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### How can I make hatching filling of plot

How can I make hatching filling of plot Like this: I use another one plot with shifting to make filled area above: ...
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### Filling only when one curve is below the other

I want to fill the area between two curves only when curve-1 (Black) is below curve-2(Blue). So In this example, I don't want the middle portion shaded but just the left and right tails to be shaded. ...
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### Create filling between two trig functions

Working with trig functions, period, amplitude, etc. I found a worksheet at a calculus website, with some nice questions related to interpreting trig functions, at least, they provide some "fun" ...
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### Plot Filling restricted to domain segment

I'm trying to plot the function $f(x)=\dfrac{1}{x^2}$, filling the square area from (0,0) to (1,1) with purple and filling the area under the curve from 1 to 4 with red. However, Mathematica is not ...
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### How can I fill a curve in ParametricPlot3D?

I'd like to fill a curve in a ParametricPlot3D in the same way as I might with ListPointPlot3D; i.e., ...
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### Hatched Filling for ListPlot

I am plotting to data curves using ListLinePlot. I like the look of Filling, but this is going to be printed, so I want something both black and white friendly, but giving more definition and ...
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### Hatched filling for ListLinePlot

I have the following piece of code that uses ListLinePlot to plot 3 curves which I would like to each have a hatched filling of different colors. I've tried a couple of approaches I found on this ...
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### ListLinePlot Filling Wrong

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persisting through 12.0 I used ListLinePlot to plot data from .csv files. However, the y-values from Graph 1 do not match to the ...
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### Plot between multiple curves

I have three functions, U1, U2, Dead. I would like to fill the area between the three ...
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### How to fill between abscissa values?

How can I produce a fill (in a plot) that extends between two given abscissa values, and "infinitely" in the ordinate direction? (Of course, here "infinitely" just means "up to the top and bottom ...
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### Filling only part of a plot [duplicate]

I have something plotted on [-6,6] but I would like to fill only the part from [-5,5] (to the axis). I'm looking through the documentation but I'm not terribly well-versed in Mathematica and can't ...
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### How to use ParametricPlot and fill closed areas with blue and red?

The current code is : ...
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### Using an Image as the Fill/Texture (not background) of a Plot (not polygon)

Is it possible to use an image, rather than a color, or ColorFunction, as the filling for a plot? For instance, I want to make a plot using ...
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### How to Fill Between two Curves

I want to fill between the curves on the domain {0,1}. I only want it on that domain, does anyone know how to do that with the given curves? Sorry for a probably simple question, I'm a beginner to ...
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### How to change color dynamically?

I am new to Mathematica and want to change the FillingStyle Dynamically in this Plot. I want ...
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### How can I limit the filling range in a list plot? [duplicate]

This is an example from ListPlot in the Mathematica documentation. ...
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### Glitch in Filling?

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 12.0 or later I ran into a problem while plotting and I was able to narrow it to this. Before I start "spelunking" I'd like to know if I am overlooking ...
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### Filling a curve to a vertical axis

I am preparing a figure for an article, and I would like very much to be able to fill a curve, but not under it, but to the vertical axis, i.e. to the left. Due to the meaning of the data I present, I ...
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### How to fill outside instead of inside graphical shapes?

I want to omit parts of Graphics from scenes by defining a geometric shape where details are visible, a "keyhole" of sorts, and fill all the rest as one would do to ...
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### Making a rectangular label for RegionPlot

I have a plot that includes a RegionPlot. I want to make a rectangle with the same shading as in the region plot to show as a legend. The dumb way I can think off ...
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### Stop ListContourPlot from interpolating beyond the data points

I am using listcontourplot to show my 3D data points but It is interpolating between faraway points and it is changing the outline of the shape. this is what I want to see: and this is what I have: ...
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### Bug in ListLinePlot[] when Filling up and down?

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and persisting through 11.0.1 or later I'm trying to understand this apparently incorrect Filling behavior in ...
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### Different style of filling in x direction

I have the following curves: ...
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### problem with the 'Filling' command

Hello colleagues!! I have an issue with the Filling parameter in a ListPlot. I constructed an equilateral triangle of length 1, ...
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Why does ...
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### Strange filling

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 10.0 I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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### Filling the empty space in RevolutionPlot3D

I'm wanting to plot the solid of revolution from the area between two functions such as: $1\leq x \leq e$ and $1 \leq y \leq 2 + ln(x)$, doing something like this: ...
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### Filling the area between two curves, only where and if the second lies above the first one [duplicate]

I would like to make a filling of a plot between two curved dynamically.I have two lines depending upon parameters. They may cross one another, and may not in different domains of the parametric space....
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### ListPlot and filling between curves

I have a simple question. Why is Filling not working in the following? ...
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### Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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### Filling a 2D plot with a texture

I am having trouble filling the bottom of the following plot: Plot[Piecewise[{{Exp[-1/(1 - x^2)], Abs[x] < 1}, {0, Abs[x] >= 1}}], {x, -2, 2}] with the ...
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### Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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### Filling between two lines

I'm trying to draw a seven-patch geometry, where some parts need to be filled. The domain itself is no problem, I have the corner points and just plot lines between them. Now I need that the space ...