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What calendar is Mathematica using for dates in the distant past?

It appears that Mathematica treats all dates as proleptic Gregorian dates by default, a hypothesis that can be easily tested by using AbsoluteTime to compute the ...
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Version 10 cannot print properly?

Update Not fixed in version 10.0.2 I have two problems with printing in version 10. First, I can't print correctly with a setting of printing scale For example, I have some plots in a notebook, ...
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Input Aliases in Mathematica 10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 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?

bug present as of 10.0.2 According to the documentation for FileNames: However when I attempt to use this syntax I get an error: ...
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A bug in the overloading of MemberQ and FreeQ for Association?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 While answering Pattern match for nested Association I came across behavior of MemberQ and FreeQ in ...
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Bug(?) in version 10: Tooltip and ListPointPlot3D

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 The coordinates of a point in a three dimensional graph can be shown in a tooltip: ...
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Compile not correctly initializing a variable defined inside Module

In the following example, inside the minimumX's Module, x is initialized to 1, but the ...
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Incorrect use of Scaled causes crash

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later While playing with Scaled, I made a syntax error which caused a crash instead of an error message ...
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Unexpected pattern matching behaviour: PatternSequence vs. Optional

Consider the following pattern-matching expressions: ...
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CDF Player - MMA9 - MMA10 oddities

I'm (slowly) building a WordPress site with some didactic simulation made with Mathematica. Users can run the simulations (on-line or off-line) with the free Wolfram CDF Player. One of the last ...
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Greek variables in 10.0.1

10.0.1 under Ubuntu 12.04 x64 .... Does everybody get greek variables emboldened? Is anybody aware of how to revert to previous normal display? The image below shows what I mean.
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Strange filling

I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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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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Why is this evaluation halved when adding units?

Why does this strange behavior occur when dealing with units and quantities? ...
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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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Bug in plotting function using FindMinimum?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 (or 10.0.0) and persisting through 10.0.2 or later While working on an answer to RegionPlot from NDSolve, I came across this strange behavior of ...
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ParametricPlot MeshStyle bug in v10?

Update This bug is fixed in v10.0.2.0 Original Post The documentation gives the following code and says "Use a red mesh in the x direction and a blue mesh in the y direction:" ...
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Dataset: cannot reproduce a basic example. A bug?

Just to report: I try to reproduce the very first example for the Dataset from the Documentation Center: ...
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Bug in TreeForm: “Plot” formatted as True

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier, persists through at least 10.0.2 I believe I have come across a rather curious bug in TreeForm: ...
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Menu commands on Palettes and other windows without menu bars?

In the Version 10 interface, at least by default, there is no longer a common menu bar in a separate window, and menus appear to be localized to individual Notebook windows. If I select a Palette and ...
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Bug in PositiveDefiniteMatrixQ?

bug persist as of version 10.0.2 This seems like a bug in PositiveDefiniteMatrixQ to me: ...
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TableView displays negative numbers incorrectly

I'm trying to substitute TableForm with TableView because TableView is more handy with big data . But on my Mathematica 9.0.1 (ubuntu 14.04_64bit) there is a problem with negative numbers: ...
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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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Problem with DiscretizeRegion

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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 Consider the following code: ...
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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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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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FindRoot kills kernel

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier. Persists through at least 10.0.2 I'm having problems with FindRoot killing the kernel. In my real application, I want to FindRoot on a black-box function ...
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InputAliases and SelectionPlaceholder issue in V10

Let's create an example and do the test: ...
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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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Compiled function crashes kernel when trying to list over different length arguments

I'm trying to speed up a tally/binning operation that I have to run many times. I have many lists of between 1 and 10 numbers from the range [1,5] and I want to ...
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Mathematica 7: “LessEqual::nord:” error when using NMinimize on a real function

I encounter a problem (Mathematica 7) similar to Strategies to avoid LessEqual::nord in NMinimize? but the advised strategies don't work for me. Also, I get different results with different ...
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DSolve giving strange error messages solving a PDE

Consider this set of PDE $$\left( x^{2}+y^{2}\right) \dfrac {\partial u}{\partial x}+n x y\dfrac{\partial u}{\partial y}=0$$ have general solution $$u\left( x,y\right) =f\left( \dfrac {1}{n-1}\dfrac ...
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Instant kernel crash when using `+=` on `SparseArray` with repeated entries

Bug introduced in 5.2 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later 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 ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in V10 has been fixed in 10.0.2 there remain ...
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Linux: Mathematica crashes when clicking documentation links very fast

Can someone confirm the following behavior: Open a new Mathematica and go to the documentation. Navigate to any reference page (I used RegionPlot) and click ...
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Colored marks appearing in notebook input text?

What is the causing these colored marks to appear in my Mathematica notebook? I'm particularly annoyed with the black ovals that occasionally obscure parts of the input as I'm typing: I have also ...
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Convoluting inverse square root with Gaussian

I would like to convolute the inverse square root on the interval [0,inf] with a Gaussian function, like so: ...
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Bug report: Attempting to Save Selection As… in a magnified Notebook fails with errors

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later I have found that attempting to Save Selection As... in a magnified Notebook fails with errors. On my system it can be easily ...
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How to fix a PDF line rendering problem in V9

If I run this in V8 ...
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Strange Integrate behavior (a bug!)

The following two calculations should give the same result. After all, integration is a linear operation. I have pasted the code below in case you want to play with it. ...
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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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Exporting large numbers in WDX format

I have a list of 10 000 3×3 matrices in Mathematica. The entries are rational numbers. I would like to write this to a file so I can load it again in the future. After some fussing with file formats, ...
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NullSpace[_, Method->“OneStepRowReduction”] is sometimes wrong; how can I work out when this happens?

(This is on MMA 7.0.1.0 on OS X) I've just found a large matrix m for which NullSpace[m] and ...
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Exclusion disappears but style doesn't work

Consider this code: f[x_]:=(6 + 4 x + x^2 - x^3)/(x-2) Plot[f[x], {x, -10, 10}, Exclusions -> {2}, ExclusionsStyle -> Directive[Red, Dashed]] It produces ...
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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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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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Bug in ExportString with Associations as ExpressionML?

If I try to export this toy code as ExpressionML or just XML: ...