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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What are the possible ways of visualizing a 4D function in Mathematica?

I have a function $F$ that maps the xyz space to a set of reals, more clearly: $c = F[x,y,z]$ Where $c$,$x$,$y$ and $z$ are reals. What are the possible ways of visualizing this 3d function in ...
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Specific initial sample points for 3D plots

PlotPoints lets you determine how many sample points you want in each direction, but sometimes I want specific ones. For Plot ...
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Real Size Image Printing

I am generating a complicated graphics with Mathematica, but with objects of given sizes (e.g. a line of length 1 inch, between two points). I want to make sure that when I export the graphics, e.g. ...
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How to examine the structure of Graphics objects

One difficulty I'm encountering in studying the structure of Graphics objects is that I have not yet found a way to print or display such structures that are ...
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Plotting complex numbers as an Argand Diagram

I have the function: $F(\omega) = \frac{5\; - \;i\;\omega}{5^2\; +\; \omega^2}$ When $\omega$ has the values : $\{ -7, -2,\; 0,\; 2,\; 7\}$ How would I plot the Argand diagram in Mathematica? Or ...
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Plot the plane so different condition has a different color

I have a list of functions defined on the plane, and I want to know which one of those functions is smaller than the other functions at particular points. Currently, what I do is ...
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How can I plot implicit equations?

If you enter the following into Wolfram | Alpha, you get nice graphs: graph 4 x^4 + y^2 = 2 How do you do this in Mathmatica? I realize that these are not ...
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Symbolic derivatives are being calculated numerically

Update: (1) By V11, not sure of the exact version, the derivative IntegerPart' has been given a symbolic definition. (2) The numeric derivative computed has changed ...
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Why do I have to put Evaluate[] here

I wanted to draw some contours. I succeeded with this: ...
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Sketch-type graphics with transparency and dashed hidden lines?

I'd like to create transparent graphs like the following from P1095, Calculus 6th Ed, by James Stewart. Can Mathematica accomplish this? By "transparent," I mean the ability to see the interior, ...
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How to plot ternary density plots?

How can I get a ternary density plot just like the plots from OriginLab? ContourPlot and DensityPlot seemingly can accept the <...
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Is there something like DensityPlot3D to visualize atomic orbitals?

I'm visualizing some hydrogen like atomic orbitals. For looking at plane slices of the probability density, the DensityPlot function works well, and with something ...
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Marking points of intersection between two curves

I'm trying to illustrate the solutions numerically and graphically for an equation such as Tan[x] == x. I think I did everything ok except I wanted to mark each ...
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How can I mark each of several plots with a parameter that identifies it?

I've got a two variable function that I'm plotting against one axis for a few different values of a parameter ...
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Extracting the coordinate of a particular point of interest from a ListPlot

Is there a way to obtain the coordinate of a point of interest in a ListPlot? As an example, I have a list containing many sets of 2D coordinates and the plot ...
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ListPlot with plotmarkers determined by point

I am trying to build on a simple example here: td = Prime[Range] dsk = Graphics[{Blue, Disk[]}] ListPlot[td, PlotMarkers -> {dsk, 0.7}] How can I make ...
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Can 2D and 3D plots be combined so that the 2D plot is the bottom surface of the 3D plot boundary?

I have a ListlinePlot function, that I would like to combine with both a Graphics3D plot and a ...
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MatrixPlot with Tooltips

MatrixPlot is very nice to have a first look of data, I would like to have a MatrixPlot with tooltips for each value. I tried ...
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ImageCrop for vector graphics

I have a plot with some whitespace I'd like to get rid of. Ideally, I'd like to use a command like ImageCrop, but for non-raster graphics (...