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Re: Possible bug in Histogram

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  • Subject: [mg70224] Re: [mg70172] Possible bug in Histogram
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2006 07:09:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200610060558.BAA15542@smc.vnet.net>

If you start with:

Begin["Graphics`Graphics`Private`"]
??Histogram

and then use Trace, TraceDialog, and/or TracePrint, perhaps combined
with TraceInternal - you could probably figure out why.

On 10/6/06, Neil M <anilm411 at gmail.com> wrote:
> For some sets of valid data, Histogram [Mathematica 5.2] produces 'out
> of range' errors. For example:
>
> "Histogram[{1,2,8}]" produces the error log:
> ----------------------
> Part::partw: Part 2 of {{5,5}} does not exist. More...
>
> Range::range:
>
>    Range Specification in Range<Mathematica expression>
>
> is not a machine-size integer. More...
> .....
> <similar Range messages deleted>
> .....
> Histogram:: rcount: Frequency count of data in categories failed.
> ------------------------
>
> Incidentally, "Histogram[{1,2,7}]" displays just fine.
>
> I'm not doing anything fancy with notebooks, procedures etc. This is
> straight off the front end. I have saved the notebook, if anyone cares
> to see it. Assuming it's not an install-specific "bug", the above
> (mis)behavior should be easily reproducible.
>
> N.M.
>
>


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