How can a histogram be created when the "Probability" option is used, and a specified bin width is needed?

In the example below, I am trying to set the bin width to 1, but Mathematica throws an error:

 Histogram[data, Automatic, "Probability", {1}]

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  • $\begingroup$ Try "PDF"...... $\endgroup$ – OkkesDulgerci Sep 11 at 11:50
  • $\begingroup$ I thought PDF was exclusively for situations where the distribution is known. I am using data... $\endgroup$ – user120911 Sep 11 at 12:01
  • $\begingroup$ The docs say Histogram[data,bspec,hspec], where bspec is the bin width specification, and hspec – bin height. $\endgroup$ – corey979 Sep 11 at 12:24
  • $\begingroup$ The histogram is a bit outdated. Try SmoothHistogram or SmoothKernelDistribution. $\endgroup$ – JimB Sep 11 at 16:01

Try this:

Histogram[data, {x}, "Probability"]; x is your bin size.


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