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Draw a spiral on a sphere

My goal is to visualize damped magnetic precession. Wikipedia features an image, but it doesn't quite capture one essential constraint. Namely, that the magnetization M should be normalized. So the ...
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How to change linewidth for symbols from plotstyle=dots in pstricks?

With the help of plotstyle and dotstyle one can realize scatterplots in pstricks. In the case one selects plotstlye=dots and dotstyle as +, o, otimes or similar one obtains little symbols drawed at ...
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How to add secondary non linear scaled x-axis (1/x) for same data that does not align to linear scale (x) ticks

I want to plot Wavelength and Wavenumbers of one Dataset to one tikzpicture. I found stackexchange: How to have linked axes on plots? but I DONT want to have both axis-ticks aligned to same position. ...
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How to plot BARPLOT in LATEX

I would like to plot Barplot in latex. here is my data..... name S1 S2 john white 912 800 alan ket 484 400 halen koo 309 250 daren kalig 291 280 arif butt 192 ...
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My personal TikZ template to be easily changed

Every time I need to plot a simple function (eg. a parabola), I use a self-made TikZ template that is: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{/pgf/number format/use ...
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Plotting .dat file

I'm looking to plot a simple plot with data I've taken from MATLAB in a .dat file format. The file has two columns in the order shown below. I would like column 1 to be x and column 2 to be y. I've ...
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Why does a plot of a reciprocal function using pgfplots look wrong?

I am trying to plot the function 1/x^2 but the result is obviously wrong, here is how it looks like here is the code \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ %xlabel=$x$, ...
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Error: “Dimension too large…” when plotting EXPONENTIALS with TikZ

Despite having read answers to 4-5 relate questions, I still can't get why my code does not compile. Here it is: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[paperheight=24cm, paperwidth=35cm, ...
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pgfplots: wrong domain, wrong axis, uncentered graph… is it a bug?

Question I get a very strange graph with pgfplots, see the picture below. What is going wrong? Code and picture \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Adding points when plotting a graph: how to do with tikz?

My question How can I add plots to the graph I am drawing, in order to have a more precise drawing? My code I am learning how to plot graphs. Here is the code I use. You can see on the picture ...
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Opacity for pst-3dplot object

How can the opacity of a pst-3dplot object be set to be transparent? I have an example where using opacity or strokeopacity options do not work. I am trying to make an image similar to the following: ...
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Plot - quarters in axis?

I am new to TEX How can I plot this variable and keep the quarters in the x axis ? date variable 1993Q1 0.71957432 1993Q2 0.622643199 1993Q3 0.557352546 1993Q4 0.78844216 1994Q1 0.677342246 ...
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How to draw a induced charge under soliton - Feynman diagram?

Can someone illuminate line-by-line clear, how to draw this diagram? Just a clear LaTex code is enough. Thank you!! Either for the case: (1) in an equation or (2) in the figure.
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Tikz: Correct arrows at the end of parametric curves?

\documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [scale=4] \draw[domain=0:0.4, smooth, variable=\t, samples=200, ->] plot({(1/sqrt(2)*(\t-\t^3)}, ...
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Drawing lines in a plot and give them a label?

I am on my first adventure in plotting with LaTeX. I managed to get my bar chart plotted. I have two groups of values for which I want to show the average. I intend to put a horizontal bar over the ...
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Draw a surface from scattered curves

I have a few curves determined by some points. I need to plot the surface that they determine. That is, I have this \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.8] \begin{axis}[% width=12cm,height=12cm, xmin=0, ...
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Color and legend for 3d surface

I'm trying to plot a 3d surface using pgfplots and this is what I have done so far: \usepgfplotslibrary{patchplots} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=12cm,height=12cm, xlabel={$J_1$}, ...
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Is it possible to extrapolate data for a 3d-plot in pgfplots?

I am having several measurements to plot and would like to use something like a 3d surface from pgfplots. I am having a frame as outer border and a grid as measurement raster. The measured values are ...
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Simple Line-Plot with date on x-axis

I need to do a really simple line plot and my data is looking like this: Date Value Apr2013 0.06 Mai2013 0.08 Jun2013 0.1 Jul2013 0.2 Aug2013 0.4 Sep2013 1.5 Okt2013 2.0 Nov2013 4.1 Dez2013 8.1 ...
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How can I import and scale matplotlib plots, keeping fonts the correct size?

I'm working on several pieces of coursework involving lots of plots generated with matplotlib in python scripts. Currently I'm doing this with an iterative process where I set a plot size in the ...
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How to add a 2d plot to a 3d axis drawing?

My task is quite simple. I want to add to my 3d axis drawing a 2d plot. My closes result is this: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis equal, view={45}{30}, ...
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precision in xy axis in tikz

I have this code \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=0, xmax=1.5e-05, ymin=1.222e-07, ymax=1.224e-07 ] \addplot [color=red,line ...
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Drawing back to back stem and leaf diagrams? [closed]

I have drawn a back to back steam and leaf diagram but it looks messy. Is there a code I can use which would make it look professional?
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Plotting 3-dimensional Sets

I am using MikTex and Texworks with pgfplots to try and plot 3 and 2-dimensional sets Could some of you nice fellas help me out? I am trying to plot: I can print out the page and draw per hand ...
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Draw a normal distribution by Latex [duplicate]

I would like to draw the following picture by Latex. Please help me a bit. Kind Regards
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Include R output as pdf in Texmaker

I just switched from texshop to texmaker on Mac OS X. However, now the plots I want to insert from R as pdf in the document are missing the fonts in the pdflatex output. It used to work fine with ...
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Generating plots in a simple way

Yesterday I learnt how to make simpe plots using tikzpicture and I'm very satisfied of the result: \begin{tikzpicture}[thick,scale=0.6] \begin{axis}[ xlabel=$\delta$, ...
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Why (\x)^2 and \x^2 produce different results in Tikz plot? [duplicate]

(\x)^2 will plot correct parabola, while \x^2 will have negative x branch upside down. Why () are required for this formula to work? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Plotting Weierstrass function

I'm trying to plot Weierstrass function using only basic TikZ picture functionality (no gnuplot or whatnot). How do I use sum in a \draw? Do I have to make a new command? Use a loop? An alternative ...
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How to exclude negative values from plot of PGFPlots package?

I'm plotting bar plot using this code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Adjusting Vertical and Horizontal Space between nodes in tikz flow chart

I got the following flow chart diagram in tikz. MWE \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc, shapes, arrows, positioning} \begin{document} ...
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Plot 2-D data point in just one plan

everyone! I have got a little problem trying to draw in LaTeX. Let me try to explain: I have a xyz-axis, as you can see on the figure below. Plotting any 2-D data point graph in the xy-axis: ...
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Problem with tikz plot in beamer

I'm trying to plot a function using this code \begin{tikzpicture} % Draw the log-normal distribution curve \draw[blue,smooth,thick] plot[id=f1,domain=0.001:6,samples=50] function ...
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Table vs Plot: How to print table of values, with colors representing values

In an effort to collect knowledge that will ultimately allow me to answer this question, I am seeking a way to generate a table where numeric values are plotted as cell-filling colors. The color ...
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How can I produce a graph from a table?

What I want to do is plot a graph for a given data set. This must be simple to do, but I just cannot find a simple explanation of how to do it... I have the following table (no problem so far): ...
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Linewrap in legend in pgfplots [Solved]

I try make plot with long text in legend. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ every axis legend/.append style={at={(0.5,-0.13)},anchor=north,legend cell align=left}, tick label ...
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Huge table/matrix with colored boxes

I have a huge CSV file with about 25.5k records that (structurally) looks like the sample below. In essence, I want to display the values of the columns U,V,W,X,Y,Z of each row as a colored box. The ...
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Bar chart from CSV file with adjustable bar width

I have a CSV file with approximately 1500 records that I would like to plot using something like a bar chart, but I don't know where to start at all. Each record contains a width and a height, which ...
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Draw angle between two lines in a circle

I'm trying to draw an angle between two lines. I have this code so far, but i cant draw a angle. How do I do it? I'm using PGF/TikZ. \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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Plot using pgfplots from a text file in long form (vs wide form)?

In the statistical programming language R, there are two different forms to represent data. The wide form looks like the following: subject time age weight height 1 John Smith 1 33 90 ...
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Plot data from a LaTeX table

I have a table in LaTeX format. I would like to plot a few figures using this data, having the five frequencies (125, 250, 500, 1000, 2000, 4000) on the horizontal axis, and the absorption coefficient ...
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Plotting graph and data with PSTricks: Wrong scaling

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} % options \psset{ xunit = 5, yunit = 50 } % constants. \def\masse{0.183276667} % kg ...
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Plot functions and data together using PSTricks

I would like to create the following graph using PSTricks: The data, which can be downloaded from http://gupl.dk/705644/, should be plotted together with the three graphs. I have managed to plot ...
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Strange result in plotting data using pgfplots

I'm trying to plot this: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ height=5cm, width=\linewidth] \addplot[smooth,blue] plot coordinates { (27,177) (28,223) (29,240) (30,227) ...
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How to change the color scheme to make this figure more elegant?

Here different colors means different weight of the edge, and the color of the points is arbitrary. The tex code: \documentclass[aps,prl,superscriptaddress]{revtex4} \usepackage{subfigure} ...
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Best way to produce a graph similar to one generated by Maple

I wish to produce the following graph from Maple in my Latex document, here is my Maple code: p := x -> ...
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Why does tikz not plot this even function correctly? [duplicate]

Can someone provide an explanation and a fix for the fact that my plot is not what is expected? The function is symmetric with respect to the y-axis. The plot correctly shows the function for positive ...
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Save TikZ plot points calculated with PGF math library to .table file?

Is it possible to let TikZ save and in subsequent compilation runs use the plot points generated with the PGF math library? A (simple) example of such a function plotted that way is: ...
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Can not plot x^4, sqrt(x) or x^3 + 5x^2 using pgf/tikz

I have recently started using LateX, and I am beginning to use pgf/tikz to create plots. But I have encountered some problems with the functions stated above. I can plot the function f(x)=x^3, but ...
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pgfplots tick lines are behind const plot

The tick lines in the plot are in a layer behind the actual plot. Have a look at this example below: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...