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Possible bug: Quantity[2,“meters”] returns 2 None meters

I'm using 10.0 for Linux. Trial 1: Quantity[2,"meters"] 2 None meters Trial 2: Quantity[2,"Meters"] 2 meters Trial 3: ...
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Bug? Kernel Crash on SparseArray access [duplicate]

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.0.2 or later The following simple code ...
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Why doesn't my expression evaluate at the subkernel?

Consider this code: ...
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Extra spaces when exporting strings into pdf (bug, linux)

Rationale: Imagine you would like to create a publication quality figure in Mathematica, from under Linux. Naturally, it will contain text/labels. Problem: Here is a simple string ...
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Strange appearance artefact in ActionMenu

I've noticed a strange thing with ActionMenu which can also be seen in the documentation for V9 and V10 on OS X. It seems that when an ...
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ReadLine[file] after reopening a closed stream doesn't read at the beginning of file?

Take a text file from your system: file = OpenRead["path/to/your/file"] ReadLine[file] Close[file] Here ReadLine[file] ...
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DeleteMissing issues [duplicate]

Has anyone had problems with the DeleteMissing function in Mathematica 10.0.2? I find that it rarely works. Most of the time it returns a list which still contains ...
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Incorrect use of Scaled causes crash

Bug introduced in 8.0 and fixed in 10.1.0 While playing with Scaled, I made a syntax error which caused a crash instead of an error message ... Do you get the ...
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Compability between Graphics coordinates and shifted projections in GeoGraphics

Edit 27.01: Confirmed bug. V. 10.0.0 - V. 10.1.0 I'd expect GeoGraphics to handle positions of points since they are provided ...
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LineScaledCoordinate problem for exact coordinates

Edit: Confirmed bug. CASE:2326540. Still the case in V 10.1. Solution: Wait and use N meanwhile. I've faced this problem ...
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Definitions are not distributed to parallel kernels

I have a small package with utilities, which looks like that: ...
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Unexpected pattern matching behaviour: PatternSequence vs. Optional

fixed in 10.1 (windows) Consider the following pattern-matching expressions: ...
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What is “MouseDragged”?

Maybe I'm picky but I don't consider static pressed button: "dragging". EventHandler[Framed[1], {"MouseDragged" :> (Print@RandomReal[])}] neither does ...
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Long running ToElementMesh with very “large” domains

I'm trying to solve a system of PDE over a large domain. This doesn't means I need to have a huge amount of mesh points and mesh elements to discretize the domain. Just that the domains has a big ...
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Extraneous reaped data with NDSolve and WhenEvent

In exploring What is the range of values $x$ for which $f(x)$ is higher than $k$ over a given domain?, I came across the following strange behavior: ...
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KeyMap on a flat Dataset (i.e. Dataset@Association)

How can I go from Dataset[<|"A" -> 1, "B" -> 2, "C" -> 3|>] to ...
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Custom Grid Lines for ProbabilityScalePlot

I'm plotting up some data using a ProbabilityScalePlot in Mathematica 8. It currently looks like so: Code: ...
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Strange behavior of AssociationMap

here is what I've searched over stackexchange I'm on windows 8.1 x64 with Mathema... 10.0.2. sometimes, Definition[AssociationMap ]=Null I found ...
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Incorrect evaluation of integral involving a DiracDelta, whose argument has infinitely many zeros

Let's say $X>0$ is a random variable with probability density $p_X(x)={\rm e}^{-x}$. Define the random variable $Y=\sin(X)$. From the transformation theorem for probabilities we know that its ...
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Excessive memory use by Mathematica kernel in 10.0.2 after executing simple commands

Update: The issue has been fixed in Mathematica 10.1! :) Warning: the code below may hang your system if you have the Suggestions Bar enabled in Mathematica < 10.1. When issuing the ...
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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 Consider the following code: ...
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How can I make a map of Sierra Leone at the district level?

Hi I am trying to make a map of Sierra Leone and am running into trouble. SL has 4 provinces: Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western, which are diced up into 14 districts as shown here: ...
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Instant kernel crash when using `+=` on `SparseArray` with repeated entries

Bug introduced in 5.2 and fixed in 10.1.0 Not sure if this is known behavior or not, but the following two lines produce an instant kernel crash (I'm using Mathematica 10.0.1 Windows 64-bit): ...
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Bug in complicated Limit

The code Limit[Log[2 - Sin[x]*Cos[x]], x -> Infinity] outputs Interval[{0, Log[3]}] in Mathematica 10.0.2.0 . It should ...
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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.1 (update: bug remains in 10.1 on windows) In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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BUG: Problems generating FEM ElementMesh in 1-D

fixed in 10.1 (windows) I'm trying to build an ElementMesh for a simple 1-D problem. First, I build the boundary ...
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Why is this evaluation halved when adding units?

Why does this strange behavior occur when dealing with units and quantities? ...
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Syntax error in debug mode

Bug persists through 10.1 It appears that in debug mode, the \[Piecewise] symbol gives syntax error. Is it a bug? Are there ways to fix that except write it in ...
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Evaluate specific cells in Mathematica

I have a very simple problem with Mathematica that I couldn't find an easy answer to. I have long notebook with a lot of cells and want to evaluate a specific cells inline from another cell. So far I ...
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Efficient method of raising matrix to a variable power?

I have a $2 \times 2$ matrix $A$, where each element is a 12th order polynomial in a parameter $a$. I need to raise this matrix $A$ to the $-t/T$ power, where $T$ is a known scalar (for this ...
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After definite integration the result is still integration variable dependent!

This integral $\int _{-\infty }^{\infty }\int _{-\infty }^{\infty }\int _{-\infty }^{\infty }\frac{\exp \left(\frac{2}{x^2+y^2+z^2+1}-2\right)}{\left(x^2+y^2+z^2+1\right)^4}dzdydx$ or ...
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LogLogPlot plugs in zero

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 or 10.0.0 and resolved in 10.0.2 In testing the answers to Plot result of non analytical-integral in V10.0.1, I came across this behavior of ...
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SystemException[“MemoryAllocationFailure”, …] with NMaximize

I have a complicated analytical expression that needs to be maximized with respect to a parameter t: ...
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Gap in a continuous plot

Why do I get a gap in the plot below and how can I fix it? (If you are interested in it, you can see a new related question: How to plot an implicit value funtion, which is also a little chanlenging) ...
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10.0.2 breaks a recursive “trie” query

10.0.2 Dataset type system complication breaks a recursive trie constructor that worked in 0.1: ...
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Generating 250 random points crashes the kernel, but not 249

Fixed in 10.1.0. Consider the following function, which generates uniformly random points on the surface of the 2-sphere: ...
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Font rendering difference between .jpg & .pdf [duplicate]

I have some planar graphics involving lines and text, produced by Line[] and Text[], accepting the default font on the latter. ...
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Bug in ExportString with Associations as ExpressionML?

bug present as of 10.1.0 If I try to export this toy code as ExpressionML or just XML: ...
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Definite integral incorrectly giving a nonreal value

fixed in 10.1 (windows) In Mathematica 10.0, when I enter N[Integrate[Sqrt[1+x^3],{x,-1,3}]] , I get a nonreal value. (I.e., the imaginary part is nonzero.) ...
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Bug in plotting function using FindMinimum?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 (or 10.0.0) and persisting through 10.1 or later While working on an answer to RegionPlot from NDSolve, I came across this strange behavior of ...
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Error message with RegionPlot after SetOptions

I get an error message with SetOptions[RegionPlot, ImageSize -> Medium]; RegionPlot[u v (1 - v) >= 10, {v, 0, 1}, {u, 0, 100}] that says ...
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10.0.2 another Dataset type system (inference?) warning

Bug introduced in 10.0.2 The warning below seems unrelated to these issues: Did 10.0.2 break some forms for named slots? and 10.0.2 mapping Association to Dataset warning. First noticed w/ ...
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Suspected bug in Integrate

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.0.2 or later In version 10.0: ...
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Fitting higher order ARIMA models hangs, never completes

I'm working with some data that is 12 month seasonal. However, when I try to fit it to an ARIMA(12,1,3) for instance, my PC's CPU cranks up to 100% and the job never finishes. Here's some sample code. ...
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Mathematica can't export $\sqrt{}$ [duplicate]

Fixed in version 10.1.0 It looks like version 10 can't export to pdf correctly with square root. For example: ...
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Mathematica 10 ListPointPlot3D PlotTheme bug?

I am using Mathematica 10 to generate a 3D point plot of a crystal lattice structure. I wanted to set the PlotTheme to ...
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309 views

Bug in ArcLength?

fixed in 10.1 (windows) With Mathematica 10.0.2: ArcLength[Line[{{0, 0}, {1, 0}, {2, 0}}]] ArcLength[Line[{{0}, {1}, {2}}]] (* 2 *) (* 2 *) However, ...
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Can't type in notebook in version 10

After upgrading to version 10, I sometime get into the situation that I can enter nothing to the notebook. The Mathematica seems alive but it doesn't take any input from the keyboard. I tried to quit ...
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Appending and Prepending columns to a dataset in 10.0.2.0

fixed in 10.1 (windows) I just experience a problem in prepending columns to a dataset. I did this a hundred times in 10.0.1.0 - no problems. Now it seems as if it is only possible to ...
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Default behaviour of Hash[expr] and hashing in different versions of Mathematica

In different versions of Mathematica, Wolfram silently changed the behaviour of Hash when the algorithm is not specified explicitly ...