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Re: How does Plot* functions know about range?

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  • Subject: [mg113510] Re: How does Plot* functions know about range?
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 05:20:29 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iaj4nb$n62$1@smc.vnet.net>

The answer is 'No', but why didn't you try this yourself? In the time
you spent posting this message you could have written something like

Show[Plot[1/(1 - x), {x, 0, 2}], PlotRange -> {-20, 20}]

and get the answer straightaway.

Cheers -- Sjoerd


On Oct 31, 8:09 am, Dims <dim... at hotmail.com> wrote:
> If Plot function is placed withing Show function and if the range is
> set with Show's argument, then does Plot function optimize it's object
> generation depending on range? If "yes" then how Plot function knows
> about a range which is an argument of later function?
>
> Thanks



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