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Input Aliases in Mathematica 10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later In Mathematica 9, typing in an input alias such as intt would result in the keyboard cursor ...
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A documented syntax of FileNames doesn't work?

Documentation discrepancy present through 10.3 According to the documentation for FileNames under Details: However when I attempt to use this syntax I get an ...
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Hyperlinks not preserved when saving in PDF format in MMA V10

I usually create my course contracts in Mathematica and then save them in PDF format. The notebooks include hyperlinks and these have transferred to PDF without problem over the last several versions ...
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Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] fails to detect intersections

Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] is an undocumented function for, well, detecting intersections very efficiently. Take a look: ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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Compile not correctly initializing a variable defined inside Module

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 10.3.1 or later In the following example, inside the minimumX's Module, ...
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Front ends gone wild with named slots

Bug introduced in version 10, persisting through 10.3 Assume the following simple expression {#"Test"}& Now go in front of the ...
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Bug(?) in version 10: Tooltip and ListPointPlot3D

Bug introduced in 10.0.0, persists through 10.1 The coordinates of a point in a three dimensional graph can be shown in a tooltip: ...
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RegionPlot returning a number

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later I had updated my mathematica to version 10 few days ago. And I had been shocked by the following fact: ...
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Colored marks appearing in notebook input text?

Bug introduced in 10, persisting through 10.2 What is the causing these colored marks to appear in my Mathematica notebook? I'm particularly annoyed with the black ovals that occasionally obscure ...
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Bug in RegionMember?

RegionMember (new in V10) appears to have a bug. For some polygons it finds points that are clearly outside to be "members" of the region. This depends on the shape ...
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Why does the Ver. 10.0 FrontEnd lose matching of parentheses when we insert quotations?

I am running Mathematica 10.0.1 on a four-year old iMac running OS 10.6.8. The following irritating behavior occurs regularly: I have a list with parentheses, and later on I need to add something to ...
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Is there any way to export vector graphics with shading?

This has irked me for a while as I really feel its a significant shortfall in Mathematica's abilities but maybe I am missing something. I would like to export simple graphics with shading in a ...
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Circle with negative radius?

Why does this work: Graphics[{Circle[{0, 0}, -Pi/4]}] But this doesn't? Graphics[{Circle[{0, 0}, N[-Pi/4]]}] Telling me: ...
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A question about weighted graphs

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 I need create a weighted graph with given data. Number of nodes: $53$ $\quad$ Number of edges: $91$ ...
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TableDirections example produces an error message

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3 Can anyone replicate this? In Mathematica 10.2 on Win 64: ...
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InputAliases and SelectionPlaceholder issue in V10

Bug present on Win V 10.0 - 10.3 Let's create an example and do the test: ...
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HorizontalGauge causes problem with ScalingFunctions -> “Log”

I am trying to use HorizontalGauge[Dynamic[expt], {0.1, 100}, ScalingFunctions -> "Log"], i.e. a gauge with a logarithmic scale. This creates an error, a graph ...
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Set new edge capacity

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 I am trying to add a new edge to an existing graph and set its capacity, but for some reason the ...
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ListDensityPlot3D does not antialias axes

I sent a bug-report to Wolfram and the case number is [CASE:3454878] I'm on Linux with Mathematica 10.3 and I have my 3D graphics output set to the highest "Antialiasing Quality". It works fine for ...
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Strange result of DeleteCases in an association

The function DeleteCases can be used for associations, also with level specification. Here is an example where some values are associations: ...
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After editing a file Mathematica 10 interprets […]^2 as […(])^2

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2 or later This is a very weird bug and I don't really know how to reproduce it, so I'll just copy-paste the whole code ...
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Break[] inside ColorFunction

f[x_?NumericQ]:= (Do[Break[],{i,1,2}];x) Plot[x,{x,0,1},ColorFunction->(ColorData["Rainbow"][f[#]]&)] Break::nofwd: No enclosing For, While, or Do found ...
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Odd Coloring with GeoRegionValuePlot

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later Bug behavior is version dependent When I'm plotting data with GeoRegionValuePlot, I'm getting some ...
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Is this behaviour, producing OutputSizeLimit`Dump`encapsulateOutput, a bug?

Bug introduced in 6.0.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 The input ...
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TimeConstrained[Delete[Range[1],1]] causes kernel crash

Run these two samples of code here (AFTER SAVING YOUR CURRENT WORK): Do[ TimeConstrained[ While[True, Delete[{1}, 1]; ];, 0.1];, {100}] ...
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Syntax error in debug mode

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 10.3.0 It appears that in debug mode, the \[Piecewise] symbol and its associated grid give a syntax error. For a ...
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Bug in ExportString with Associations as ExpressionML?

Bug present in 10.0.2 or earlier, and persisting through 10.3 If I try to export this toy code as ExpressionML or just XML: ...
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Bug in PositiveDefiniteMatrixQ?

Fixed in 10.1.0. Exists in at least 9.0.1 -- 10.0.2. This seems like a bug in PositiveDefiniteMatrixQ to me: ...
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The same analytical expression gets inconsistent FourierTransform results

I have an expression which is just a linear combination of plane waves, and I'd like to calculate FT of it. I know what I will get should be a bunch of delta functions, but it turns out Mathematica ...
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Monitor function doesn't show continious change of values

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 Mathematica version: 10.2 Monitor[i = 0; While[i < 100, Pause[0.1]; i++]; i, i] The above code is from ...
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Bug in PiecewiseExpand and Mod with assumptions

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 The following code using PiecewiseExpandand Modgives the wrong ...
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Strange kernel segmentation fault in Integrate

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 Define tointegrate = D[V[y1[t], y2[t]], y2[t]] D[V[y1[t], y2[t]], {y1[t], 2}] and try to find its ...
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10.2 ClipPlanes on Translated 3D objects crash front end

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 It seems the Translation of a simple 3D object (e.g. Pyramid) using the ClipPlane crashes with "Mathematica has stopped working". It ...
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MoonPosition and TimeZone support

With this question, I noticed some some weird results of MoonPosition. Consider the following code: ...
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How to get star coordinates for a given time

In the documentation of StarData, there is an example that shows how to get the altitude of Sirius at a given time (in the horizontal coordinate system). However, ...
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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 and persisting through 10.2 or later Consider the following code: ...
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Copy/Paste of quoted text crashing Mathematica 10?

(Mathematica 10.01 under Windows 7) Create two text cells and in each of them place the following text: <table align="left" style="margin-left:50px; border-collapse: collapse; padding: 0px; ...
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Mathematica 7: “LessEqual::nord:” error when using NMinimize on a real function

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and fixed in 9.0 I encounter a problem (Mathematica 7) similar to Strategies to avoid LessEqual::nord in NMinimize? but the advised strategies don't work for me. ...
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Deleting zero edges from a graph causes bizarre behavior

Bug introduced in 10.3.0 and persisting through 10.3.1 or later Consider the following (very simple) graph, with two vertices and one edge: ...
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How can I get Mathematica to support the clipboard?

For several decades, the clipboard feature supported by all mainstream operating systems has functioned as a method of exchange between applications (not just within them), by serving as a kind of ...
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Possible Bug with Options in DelaunayMesh

Update: It turns out after some testing, none of the Options work in DelaunayMesh when 3D point sets are involved. Original ...
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VertexDelete not working on graph with VertexWeight

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3 Good afternoon, I have observed an "unexpected behaviour" with VertexDelete and a graph with vertex weights. This is a minimal working example: OK ...
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Trouble understanding TrackedSymbols

While developing a relatively complex demonstration for Manipulate I encountered the problem that my output was unintentionally self-updating in an endless loop. ...
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What is the difference between GenerateDocument and TemplateApply[NotebookTemplate[

Edit 5. X 2015 I don't see any reason why that cell is evaluated. And I don't see how my opinion may change with small update of docs like suggested by support: I have not heard back from the ...
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GraphicsGrid Format Problem with SpanFromAbove

I believe this is a bug in GraphicsGrid. ...
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Issue with FindCurvePath

I have a problem with the function FindCurvePath. In some cases it crashes the Mathematica 9 Kernel. Here an example, where it crashes the kernel: ...
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Documentation for user-defined functions; undocumented documentation feature?

I stumbled on some strange behaviour when trying out the new function template and documentation features, now purportedly working in v 9.0.1. I defined a function ...
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NullSpace[_, Method->“OneStepRowReduction”] is sometimes wrong; how can I work out when this happens?

Edit 2015: Has this been fixed yet? (This is on MMA 7.0.1.0 on OS X) I've just found a large matrix m for which NullSpace[m] ...
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Getting around Series[Sinc] bug

For some reason, Series expansion of Sinc around x=0 for low orders fails to generate a ...