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How I can draw a semitransparent gray sphere shell with a hole using TikZ?

I need to represent a gray sphere of radius R with a hollow circle defined by a cone of angle alpha, and I have the cone part but I do not know how to draw the sphere .... I Have this: ...
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drawing line between plotted points

How do you have the line draw between points that have been plotted on a graph? Here's what I've done so far. \begin{tikzpicture}[>=latex] \centering \begin{axis}[ axis x line=center, axis y ...
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Plotting piecewise functions with TikZ

I would like to use TikZ package in LaTeX to draw the following piecewise functions and their graphs: f:[0, \infty)\rightarrow \mathbb{R} such that f(0)=1, f(x)=0 if x>0; g:[0, 1]\times[0, ...
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How do I draw the graph of the floor function floor(x/2)? [closed]

Im confused as to how to draw some values because they take the same spot. For example: floor(-4/2)=-2 floor(-3/2)=-2 How do i draw it when the values are the same? I am unable to draw the circle ...
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Random lines in a plot [closed]

Hi everyone, I have never used pstricks or tikz and it seems to be the best option to draw the kind of plots that I need. I have been researching and I have not found how to draw this random line ...
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Problems plotting histograms as a line graph?

I would like to plot some percentages as a line graph, so I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=2.12} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to plot this histograms as a line graph?

Let's say I have this histogram plot: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ symbolic x coords={a small bar,a medium bar,a large bar}, ...
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Tikz surface plot

Does anyone know how to replicate this Mathematica plot in tikz? (If possible: I'd like to use "pattern=crosshatched dots" to fill in the shaded region.) Below is the Mathematica code: ...
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Problem with `plot` option for `gdraw` in MetaPost

I have the following problem with MetaPost and graph package for it. So I have a source: input graph; beginfig(1) draw begingraph(16cm, 2cm); gdraw "a.txt" plot "+"; endgraph; ...
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tikz/pgfplot — always same distance between marks

Is there a way to get for all tikz-plots in one LaTeX document the same distance between the plot marks, ie the distance between the marks should be independent of sample size. It would be really ...
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TikZ and analytic geometry

I have four given points, for example A(3,2) B(5,4) C(-3, 4) D(-3, 0) Using TikZ/PgfPlots, how can I draw them in the Cartesian coordinate system, show the points, each accompanied by its name ...
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Special effects in TikZ leads to unprintable PDF

So I recently made a picture of the Mexican Hat Potential (related to the Brout-Englert-Higgs Mechanism of particle physics). I am more than satisfied with the graph and everything, but I noticed ...
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Calculate axis limits depending on depicted data

In a pgfplots axis environment, I want to make the axis limits dependent on the depicted data or some other data. Consider the minimum working example \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Plotting f(x) = sin x and f(x) = cos x on pgf/tikz

I'm new to graphing on TikZ/pgf and have been trying to figure this out but can't seem to find any helpful info for what I want. I want to plot the above functions over one period, i.e. on the ...
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Best program for 3D plotting for LaTeX [closed]

I'm cross-posting this (also on Mathematics stack exchange, but not really getting the answers I'm looking for, so thinking I may have posted in the wrong community originally). I've hit a roadblock ...
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Plotting several 2d curves (with different colors) in a 3d graph

I'm trying to reproduce 3D plots with several 2d curves, like in Plotting several 2D functions in a 3D graph. The end result looks like this: The questions are: I would like to change X labels ...
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Make axis longer in 3dplot

How can one adjust the length of the axes in a plot made with pgfplots/TikZ without affecting the plot itself?
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Make axis semi-visible/dashed in TikZ 3dplot [duplicate]

Is it possible to make the axis fully visible for a certain range while merely dashed for some other range? Suppose the axes x,y,z all go from the origin 0 to 1. But I want them to be dashed between 0 ...
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How to draw this particular Mexican hat potential?

I know there are some other mexican hat questions here, but none of the answers seems complete to me. I would like to draw the following figure with TikZ with similar axis and labeling. How can one do ...
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Drawing Line Plot with cosmetic enhancements

Per title says, I want to draw a line plot and two additional versions of it. More specifically: I would like to plot some(preferably a big number of) nodes between the unit interval. I want ...
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Plotting different lines on a single plot [closed]

I kindly need help with plotting different lines on a single plot For instance, I have a = 1; theta = [0 30 60 90]; d1 = a.*sind(theta); d2 = a.*cosd(theta); plot (d1,d2) However, I also want ...
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plotting matlab trisurf and trimesh in latex

I am trying to plot some data in latex. In Matlab the plots are generated by using the function trisurf and trimesh. What is the best way to generate or to import these plots into a latex document ...
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How to plot with tikz without graduations in the axis?

I'm trying to plot a function with tikz and let the plot as clean as possible, but I can't remove the lines along the axis. Can anyone help with this? \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis ...
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Is it possible to include .bmp figure?

Do any need a special package to include .bmp figures in a document? Because it gaves me an error if I try to include them in the document. I tried saving the figures as .jpg, but the quality is ...
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Plotting trajectory with latitude longitude [closed]

I am interested to plot time series data of moving object using latitude and longitude data...I have looked and haven't found anything before I give up I thought I would ask here...Is there a package? ...
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pgf stacked bar plot not displayed correctly - wrong intersection with x-axis

I'm trying to generate a bar plot with the code below. As you can see does the bar plot not start at zero, as it should. It starts below zero!!! Can anybody help me? ...
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plotting complicating funtions

Is it possible to plot the function 1/{1+\frac{1}{x}} from 0 to 20 using tikzpicture, when I do it I just get a straight line \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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Gnuplot for Graphics from Octave. How to set size IN OCTAVE?

I am using Octave for all my calculations and plotting. By telling Octave graphics_toolkit gnuplot I can create a *.tex-document by print -dtikz filename.tex Which I can then use by ...
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sinc function amplitude wrong in pgfplots

It seems that pgfplots has a problem with plotting the sinc function, aka sin(x)/x. Why is the amplitude wrong? It should be 1 at x=0. As to my knowledge the y-scale is nonsense (compare ...
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Visualize singular vector fields with TikZ or PsTricks and friends

I am trying to find a good way to make really visually appealing plots of singular vector fields. For example electric fields of point like charges. I already tried this in python without too much ...
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Is there a way i can make psfrag replace every number in a plot?

I want to replace every number in the axis of a plot. Can psfrag do this? If not, is there any other tool i can use to get the same effect?
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Is there some way i can edit a Octave eps and send it to LaTeX to be edited with psfrag?

I want to cut just a part of a eps plot made with Octave (its colorbar) and send it to LaTeX, still being able to use psfrag with it. Is there a way to do it?
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How to plot this beautiful figure

I have to plot a figure in my paper, but I find problems in doing it (see below), can you give me some tips? Some code (either LaTeX or Matlab) will be helpful.
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how can plot mesh from a data file?

i want plot a 3d mesh plot from a data file .the tex file can be run but it's output is wrong. please help me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz, pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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pfgplots plot in degrees

Everywhere on the web, and in this forum, tells me pfgplot plots trig functions in degrees, which is what I'm after. Here is the code for my graph: \begin{figure}[H] \centering ...
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Drawing gamma function in LaTeX

Is there an elegant way to plot gamma function (or some similar non-elementary function), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_function via TikZ or pgfplots? The graph I have in mind is something ...
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plot a rational function with TikZ

I am trying to plot a function but something is incorrectly written... Could anyone please help me? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, tikz} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} ...
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central and non-central chi square distribution in one plot with tikz

What I want is to draw a chi square distribution - both a central and non-central into one plot and draw parts of the surface underneath as solid color. Note: I read Plotting the chi square ...
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Uniformly spaced line markers

I'm reading line data from file and plotting it. By default, the curve has markers, where are the original data points. The data points are very uneven, but I would like to have evenly distributed ...
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How to plot time intervals? [closed]

This is not a LaTex question but might be relevant to people in here. Does anyone know how can I plot time intervals. I am interested to plot some thing like this but I don't know how. I prefer to use ...
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plot matrix with epslatex

When plotting a data matrix with the plot command and epslatex terminal the generated image is correct. However, the generated latex file outputs also the source path, i.e. 'Date/data_file.txt'. Any ...
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using mathematica plots in LaTeX

I would like to use plots created with Mathematica inside my LaTeX environment. Is it possible to plot the Mathematica code completely inside the LaTeX environment? If it is not possible, does anyone ...
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PGFplots: How to add a legend to “superimposed” plots

I have "superimposed" different plots on the same graph (i.e., I have two axises environments in one tikzpicture environment.) Now I would like to add a single legend for both of the plots and ...
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How do I create a certain graph using pgfplots?

I can't create this graph or something similar to it. I use pgfplots for plotting.
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Convert image to code (TikZ? PSTricks?)

I have a ... pdf file, which contains figures of plots such as the following: Now the second plot isn't too hard to draw on TikZ (I assume... I hope? I don't have any experience apart from ...
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Plotting a chart and chart line?

How I can Plot this curve in Latex {revtex4-1}? \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[bar width=18pt, xtick=data,ymin=0,ymax=45,x tick label style= {rotate=90,anchor=east}] \addplot[ybar] ...
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Plotted line in tikz stops in middle of grid

The plotted line stops and doesn't go on till the border of the grid: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Equivalent to “shorten <=” for intermediate points

Halo everybody, I try to plot a data set using tikz & pgf. I want that the points in the plot are connected, but the line shouldn't touch the points. I can achieve this for the first and the last ...
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Graph doesn't stay within grid

I've plotted two simple functions in Latex using tikz. It looks like this: As you can see, the curve doesn't stay within its grid. How can I fix this? This is my code. I'm using documentclass ...
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Complex function plot using TikZ or PGFPlots

I need to plot some steps of this approximation http://mathoverflow.net/a/27127 but don't know how to start.