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

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Point Renderings Slightly Off in Mathematica

The Mathematica code ...
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How does Plot work?

I considered the following function: sin[x_] := Module[{}, Print["x=", x]; Sin[x] ] in Mathematica. Next, I tried to plot it using: ...
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Symbolic derivatives are being calculated numerically

Just found the following while debugging a problem. Mathematica is calculating the derivative of IntegerPart[x] in some odd way: ...
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How to change the default ColorData used in Mathematica's Plot?

This question leads on from the recent question What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica? There it was determined that the default color palette used by ...
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Plotting discontinuous functions without spurious vertical segments

Consider the plot of this discontinuous function: f[x_] := If[2 < x < 3, 0, x] Plot[f[x], {x, 0, 5}] I'd like to plot that without the vertical segments. ...