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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} ...
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Weird result plotting sin(x) using tikz/pgf [duplicate]

Trying to plot the sin(x) function, I get this result: The MWE is here: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{ pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} ...
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How to plot a curve in a polar form r = f(Θ)?

Can we use LaTeX to make the graph of $\rho = \sec(\theta)$?
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Plotting semilog plot with pgfplot

I am trying to graph frequency response of certain filters. This is the code I currently have: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{semilogxaxis}[xlabel=Frequency, ylabel=Gain, xmin=1, xmax=20000, ymin=0, ...
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PGF Math: “An internal routine of the floating point unit near”

I am using this snippet: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ xlabel=$x$, ylabel={$f(x) = x^{-1}$} ] \addplot {x^{-1}}; ...
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Superposing histogram and barplot (with transparency)

I'm having troubles when I try to plot in the same graph a bar plot and an histogram. This is my MWE (you can find my data set at the end of the post). \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How draw lines at certain angle on a function graph in TikZ

How can one draw orthogonal tick marks on a function? For instance in the following plot I would like to make orthogonal tick marks on the function y=x^2, say. \documentclass{article} ...
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Missing bars in pgfplots histograms

I have a problem with pgfplots, when I try to plot some data from a file. I use the following code \begin{figure}[p] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ybar ...
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How to plot x^(1/3)?

I tried to export my Geogebra graphs into tikz-code. In General it works fine, but plot x^1/3 doesn't work: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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Special characters in knitr generated figure caption

I would like to pass special characters and formatting with the knitr generated captions. I am trying to understand two things: 1) Is it possible to pass LaTeX syntax through the caption? 2) How ...
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Automatically generated plots with Mathematica

I am currently using Mathematica to generate several plots later included in a LaTeX document. The process of exporting each of the graphs to eps/pdf and including these in the document is quite ...
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Why must the independent variable of a function to be plotted be a macro in TikZ?

Consider the following code (taken from Jake's answer) and focus on the variable of the function to be plotted. \documentclass[border=5pt,tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Bar plot with error bars and two data rows

I am already close to the solution I'm searching for. I want this graph http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/35749/38544 with two data rows. Thus I took the code, duplicated the addplot-section and removed ...
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Is there a better way to display this information? [closed]

I have drawn this picture in tikz. Is there a more visually pleasing and intuitively appealing way of displaying this information? I feel what I have drawn is dull and boring. I have to include more ...
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Problem with legend in pgfplots

I want to make plot with fill area. I try this code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \definecolor{plotmain}{HTML}{97bbcd} \pgfplotsset{every axis legend/.append ...
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How to prevent plots being printed out of document's sections? [duplicate]

I am preparing a document using knitr in which I have multiple charts within two or more sections. The majority of the plots is printed at the end of the document but I would like them to stay within ...
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How do I draw graphs?

I'm new to Latex and I think I am going to use it for my physics classes in school. I have found a really good template: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/aip/ (I use sharelatex) which is ...
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How to set a shaded area around 2d plot curve on a pgfplots figure? [duplicate]

I plotted a 2d figure of a curve but I also want to show variance of the value with a shaded area around the curve line. How can I do it in pgfplots? Here is my current plot.
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plot 3d graphs of functions defined implicitly

How can I plot 3d graphs of functions defined implicitly (quadratic forms, for Linear Algebra course notes -- I'd like to include lots of examples)? As far as I can see it is not possible with ...
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Plot from scratch (without explicit data)

I'm trying to draw a plot which I've been given in a scan: What is the correct way to plot a custom shaped curve --- a freehand tool counterpart. I used quick curve but it's hard to tell extremum ...
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Adding extra ticks based on sum of ybar stacked

I am trying to add minor yticks on my axis based on the end values of a ybar stacked plot. Here is where I'm at: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \pgfplotstableread{ Year ...
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Problem with a TikZ/Geogebra plot of an exponential function (even if using CVS version definition)

I wanted to graph the function f(x)=(-1+4x^2)*e^2 in a coordinate system. Using "Export Graphics View as pgf/TikZ" in Geogebra I got the following code (here shown after I did some minor changes ...
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Making given y-axis data in dB?

I learned recently how to draw in pgfplots and is really enjoying the output. I generate my data in matlab and then write it to a file. One line of the file will contain two entries, first x-axis data ...
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Example code of PSTricks in MikTeX

everyone, in the past one hour, I have been fighting with the PSTricks package in MikTeX. I found a lot of example code here. For example, I downloaded the gliding ball example tex and I ran it in ...
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How do I group curves in 2-D plots with pgfplots

In the above image, you can see that there are 4 curves. I have two techniques (black and red). I test them on two different experimental scenarios. So corresponding to each scenario, I get one red ...
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Using TikZ with DokuWiki

I am using DokuWiki to write my notes. The one thing that I am missing is the ability to plot. I would like to use TikZ to fill this need, but I have been unable to get exactly what I want. I am using ...
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Binary Sector overlay diagram in a radial plot

I am analyzing some data from a system that can have some binary configurations. I thought that a good strategy would be to visualize the output as a radial plot and overlay its binary configuration ...
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Create heatmap with PSTricks or TikZ

I have a huge amount of 2D-coordinates, associated with a value, e.g.: x | y | value 27.50 52.15 12.51 61.83 13.32 57.56 36.23 21.83 41.73 40.46 85.67 25.20 ... The data is ...
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Knitr plotting outside margin

I like the look of plots that extend beyond the margins \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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How to set Tikz scatter marker weight?

I'm using tikz to produce scatter plots as shown in this question. I can define the marker size with \tikzset{mark size=8} but now I'm looking for a way to make the line of the marker thicker in a ...
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tick mark/range problem on graph generated using TikZ

I'm having a little difficulty getting a tick mark on a graph generated using TikZ to appear correctly. The code is below and the problem can be seen in the vertical axis of the second graph (b). How ...
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Graph showing functions over the same x and y ranges

I want to draw functions and have used this code. But I don't like to give every function a separate domain, I want to say this function has ymax=4 and ymin=-3. Who can help me? ...
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x axis domain/range in a plot [duplicate]

Please consider the following code of a plot and its result. What I want to be shown in the plot is the actual values of the x axis i.e 1000, 5000, 10000 and not 0.1*10^4, 0.5*10^4 , 1*10^4 to be ...
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Packages to plot functions such as the logistic function (or “S-shaped function”)?

Is it possible to plot the graph of an S-shaped function in LaTeX? If yes, then how? Which packages should I use for that?
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TikZ doesn't find all intersections between plot and a line

Why doesn't TikZ find all intersections. They are obviously there … \documentclass[border=10mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \begin{document} ...
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How to project a function over a 3D plane

When I looked up the method to express two variable functions as a sequence of intersecting horizontal planes, I thought to use PGFplots to construct a simple set of "slices" of a generic function ...
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Axis labels and ticks in degree, plot in radian

I've got a plot - the x axis is in radian (from pi/2 to pi) and with gnuplot it works like a charm - the problem is - that my x-axis labeling should be in degree (-90, -75,...,90) and i'm kinda stuck. ...
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Vertical labeled markers

I have a plot with four curves, and I wish to add vertical marker to pinpint the exact moment the curve drops below a certain threshold, much like this: I'd like to be able to control the width of ...
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Creating plots in Latex - easy to learn? [closed]

I am currently working on my summer project for which I created the following plot with Mathematica: Now I am not 100% satisfied with the results and one of my professors recommended PGF and TikZ. ...
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Create a Shmoo plot with pgfplots/tikz

I'm interested in creating a Shmoo-plot using LaTeX. I have looked through the PGFplot-examples but couldn't find any that looked suitable as a starting template. Google produces nothing as well, and ...
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Drawing boxplots with pst-plot

I'd like to draw in the same frame a given number of box plots with the macro \psBoxplot from the pst-plot package. I'm retrieving the sampled data from as many files as different box plots by using ...
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Plot basic complex transformation in LaTeX

I want to first draw a shaded region on a xy-plane: 0≤x 0≤y≤π and then the image of the above region mapped onto a uv-plane by the transformation f=exp(z), i.e. the shaded region: ...
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pgfplots: show x tick labels for data below ymin

I have a very simple bar chart plot. My problem is when I set a ymin value, all x labels whose values are below that threshold will not be displayed. I'd rather have the labels but no values shown. ...
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How to plot a curve between two nodes?

I've got two nodes and would like to draw a specific curve between the two nodes, such that the curve begins at the first node and ends at the second node. The curve and its domain are already ...
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Sage + Latex - How to change a font for axes label? [closed]

I use Sage and LaTeX and when I do this: \begin{sagesilent} p2 = list_plot(zip(H, f(5)), True, color='blue', axes_labels=[u'$H,$ км',u'$\mu, c$']) p2.fontsize(14) \end{sagesilent} and run sage ...
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proper tool for charts in tex

I have scanned data graphics in a large ms written in TeX (of course). For copyright reasons I need to redraw these. My publisher may (sadly) decide not to use my source directly, so will need access ...
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Making a log plot with negative values “continuous”

I'm trying to plot some data on a log axis using PGFplots. The data include negative values. Obviously, these can't be displayed on the plot, but I'd like the plot to "run into" the lower edge to ...
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plotting the sequence x_n using tikz

I want to plot the sequence x_1 = \sin(pi root(2)) x_2 = \sin(pi root(6)) x_3 = \sin(pi root(12)) In short my x_n = sin( pi root(n^2 + n)). I want to plot this as an animation as n goes to ...
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Getting correct labels on axes with PSTricks

Consider the following example. Code % latex test.tex % dvips test.dvi % ps2pdf test.ps \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-coil,pstricks-add} \def\turister#1#2{% ...
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How can I display tick marks on only one axis of a pgfplots graph?

How can I display tick marks on only one axis of a pgfplots graph? Here is some simple code to work with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...