# Questions tagged [plotting]

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

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### Make PlotMarker explanation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating legends for plots with multiple lines? I have a ListPlot of data points. To distinguish between datapoints coming from different sources, I give them different ...
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### Transform x-scale of data for e.g. MatrixPlot

I have to transform in a nonlinear way the x-scale of some data for a MatrixPlot (or ReliefImage or ...
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### Overlapping ArrayPlot

I have two ArrayPlots, and I want to overlap them as it is done here. For clarity, suppose ...
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### How do I make my discrete plot thicker?

I am making a discrete plot and a regular function plot together. But my curve is so thick that for color-blind people, it's pretty much impossible to see the black dots of my discrete plot: ...
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### RevolutionPlot3D: but NOT revolving about the z axis

I want to demonstrate generating a solid of revolution by revolving a planar region about, say, a horizontal axis. However, RevolutionPlot3D doesn't seem to have an ...
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### plot data differences

I have the following data: ...
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### How specify PlotRange and display bitmap over plot in DateListPlot?

The problem came up in a plot of RGB data obtained by imaging the variable star d-Cephei with a DSLR camera on several successive nights. I tried to plot the R, G, B intensity points for each day in a ...
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### Defining regions for Exclusions

I have the following function I want to plot in 3D (For simplicities sake we can say $a=5,b=-1,c=3$.) ...
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### Replicating a discontinuous graph

I'm trying to replicate a graph from my math book for my notes as well as to learn Mathematica. I was hoping someone would be able to help me figure out how to add the open points to the graph, and ...
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### In a ListPlot of LinearModelFit, Fill to the regression line

In the help for LinearModelFit, the regression line can be added to the scatter plot like this: Show[ListPlot[data], Plot[lm[x], {x, 0, 5}]] Is it possible to ...
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### How to specify DataRange in a ListPlot with an imported set of data

So I've been trying to import a large set of data (6900 point pairs) from an excel (.xls) file. The Exel file has 2 columns of numeric data. I've also been trying to plot this data, but when I do, it ...
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### How to repeat a plot with different options

I'd like to have first a function plot and then the same plot repeated inside a Manipulate, with additional things (like tangent planes etc.). I can do ...
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### How can I plot more than one value in the same date?

I am trying to plot values that occur in different days and times. I am using DateListPlot, but it plots all the values for a day in the same day. Is there a way to ...
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### How to visualize the voting choices in the moderator elections?

I'm trying to use Mathematica to create some visual representations of the votes cast in the recent Mathematica-StackExchange moderator elections. (Not the vote-counting system itself, OpenSTV, but ...
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### Rules governing Plot line generation

I was looking at the Documentation Center for Round, Ceiling and Floor when I noticed that ...
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### Overlay : zoom, graphic tools, get coordinates save as etc

I used Jens' legendmaker to Overlay graphics to get a nice legend on my ListPlot. My question is if is there any way to make ...
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### Using MaxStepFraction as ticks on plot

Is there any way I could use the MaxStepFraction (or grid size) as used in NDSolve in the example below as ticks on the 3d Plot? ...
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### How to add FindDivisions to the plot commands?

I used these instructions to make a legend bar next to my plot (I can't comment there) But I'm lost to where and how can I add FindDivisions to the DensityPlot under "Edit: illustrating additional ...
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### Why is my animation so slow?

I have an animated plot of the kind ...
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### Plotting a floor function with endpoints?

Would someone mind showing me how to plot a floor function with the appropriate endpoints? I tried Google, but the best I could find was something posted from 2004 that no longer appears to work. ...
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### Toggle visibility of elements in a plot

I have three simple graphs in one Plot. Now I am trying to make a button for each graph so you can hide or show it in the plot. Until now I was just able to make a checkbox with the Manipulate ...
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### Calculus 1: Create the plot of a function satisfying certain conditions

Today in class we were shown how to create an infinite limit graph (plot) given the preceding conditions. While I have a fairly terrible sketch of this graph in my notebook, I'd like to create a clean ...
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### How to get data from For loops to plot it?

How can I get data from For loops to use in ListStreamDensityPlot? I tried AppendTo, but it ...
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### Combine DistributionChart and ListPlot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Combining and aligning “chart” type graphics with regular plots I have a bunch of data I want to plot a violin plot of, and I want to add the averages (as points) ...
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### Rectangular output for ListContourPlot

The Function ListContourPlot generates by default an output which has a square size. I would like to produce a rectangular output for example {1000,100}. ImageSize doesn't work because it shapes only ...
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### Animate the scattering of a Wave Packet

I know mathematica is probably not the best choice for intense numerical integration, but its the only software I know. I would like to create an animation (not real-time, but pre-render the frames)...
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### Plotting Complex Roots of Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Finding real roots of negative numbers (for example, $\sqrt$3${-8}$) I am trying to make Mathematica plot the cube roots of $27i$ and graph them, so that I can include them ...
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### Using Plot3D with one variable dependent on the other

Plot3D[f,{x,xmin,xmax},{y,ymin,ymax}] In the above , is there any way to give range of y in terms of x. I want to give like ...
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### Why does mathematica crash when I rotate a 3D graph? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SIGSEGV error with 3D Plots I just recently installed mathematica 8 on my linux machine, running ubuntu 11.10 I decided to tun and test mathematica so while the terminal was ...
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### Degree Symbol missing in PolarPlot when exported to PDF

I am trying to produce a polar plot. The axis should be in degrees. While no error occurs, the pdf export isn't working properly. Instead of the degree symbol I get ...
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### Iterative way to find roots of confluent hypergeometric function [duplicate]

I am trying to find roots of confluent hypergeometric function and I wonder if I can choose the initial guess by the choice of $\beta$. ...
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### How do I plot $x^2+y^2=1$ in 3D?

How would I plot $x^2+y^2=1$ in 3D (it would form a cylinder)? Since there is no $z$ in the equation, I can't solve for it and use Plot3D. Or can I just put the ...