17 questions linked to/from How does Plot work?
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### subtlety of self-defined function and its evaluation [duplicate]

I wrote a simple code as follows f[x_,y_]:=NIntegrate[x+z,{z,0,1}]; g[x_,y_]:=NIntegrate[y+z,{z,0,1}]; VectorPlot[{f[x,y],g[x,y]},{x,0,1},{y,0,1}] then ...
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### Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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### Where can I get detailed information on how the Plot command works?

The command Plot[x^2, {x, -3, 3}, PlotStyle -> Arrowheads[{-.025, .025}]] /.Line -> Arrow produces this output. What I don't understand is what ...
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### How can I make Plot show the plot while it's computing it?

Normally, Plot acts like a black box and only gives you the requested plot once it has finished computing it. However it can be useful, other than interesting, to ...
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### How to obtain adaptive sampling as in Plot function?

Adaptive sampling in Plot function can capture the oscillation of a function with very few points. How can I get a similar sequence of point pairs without using <...
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### Interpolating an Antiderivative

I'd like to be able to make InterpolatingFunctions for antiderivatives of functions that can't be integrated symbolically. However, the following code returns ...
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### LogPlot does not show all points

LogPlot ignores points which are going to "too high" values: ...
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### “not a list of numbers” and “cannot be used for replacing ” [duplicate]

I am trying to plot a function which is based on the solution of some equation; I could get the correct figure but only after lots of warnings are printed out. The following is a minimum version of ...
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### Choppy curves with Manipulate [duplicate]

While manipulating the slider in Manipulate[], I experience choppy curves. These do however render correctly after letting go of the slider. The same phenomenon occurs when pressing the + or - button ...
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### Result of NIntegrate ploting to list

I've been working on a project where I need to make two Plots. Those plots are of the form: ...
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### Why is my Plot3D not smooth? [closed]

Unless I'm missing something very obvious, why does this code: Plot3D[r^(-2) + 1000*r^2 + 10*Cos[x],{r,0.01,0.5},{x,0,20*Pi},PlotRange->{0,200}] generate this ...
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### Mathematica Plot Recursion Accuracy

Mathematica has the neat feature to sample the domain of a plot function adaptively, using recursion on a mesh in the function's domain. The set of initial points is controlled by ...
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### Unexpected Behaviour at Plotting Floor with Plot [duplicate]

I wanted to plot a function involving Floor, here is my code: epsilon = 0.1; f[t_] = Floor[t/epsilon]; Plot[{f[t]}, {t, 0, 5}] ...