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Incompatibility of CountryData[] between v. 9.0 and 10.1

There seems to be an incompatibility between the representation in CountryData[] for versions 9.0 and 10.1. The documentation on ...
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Want apply “Position” in my list of Entities

I want apply "Position" in my list of Entities: Entity /@ GeoEntities[CountryData["Belarus"], "Lake" | "Canal"]["Position"] ...
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How to ContourPlot a function of the coordinates on the Earth's surface on a map projection

There are two similar questions (this and this), but one is too specific and the other is apparently not clear and has no answers. I'll try to make the question more complete. Suppose you have a ...
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The energy released from burning one gallon of gasoline

How can I get this information from Mathematica or Wolfram|Alpha?
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Accessing Coordinates of Astronomical Data, e.g. Declination of all Galaxies

I am trying to access the coordinate information of all galaxies, stars, etc, available to the new astronomical data incorparated to Mathematica. However, the suggested (documented) approach fails. ...
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How do I download and export data from many weather stations?

I tried this code, which downloads data from several weather stations. ...
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How do I plot my country map with weather data stations?

I've tried this code, but I can't plot the coordinates in my country map. ...
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CountryData fails for some tags and properties

The problem has gone, presumably resolved by WRI. See kirma's comment. I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac, and for the first time just tried CountryData. ...
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Why is CurrencyConvert so slow?

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How to keep downloaded curated data

If I run StarData[], Mathematica will download the entire database from its server, which is quite a lot of data and takes some time: "Downloading entities ...
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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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What is the URL of the site used by ExampleData?

When ExampleData is evaluated, Mathematica downloads data from a Wolfram Research Data server. What's the exact domain of this, though? I bet it's ...
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MovingMap maps to second level unexpectedly

I'm trying to build a financial indicator in mathematica. I import some historical data ...
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How to access data from WHO Mortality Database

How to do I access the online data from the WHO Mortality Database, which is free to download. What are the Mathematica specific commands to directly load the xls file that can be obtained from this ...
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Missing elements using FinancialData

I have a list of stock symbols which I selected with FinancialData["Menbers"] that looks like the following list: ...
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Delete nested lists with Missing[“NotAvailable”] [duplicate]

I have a list of stock symbols and related information containing some entries Missing["NotAvailable"]. I would like to delete all nested lists which contain a ...
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Median household income for each county in Maryland

I found that Wolfram|Alpha knows the median household income for every county in the US. I wanted to get a list of all counties in Maryland, and the median income in each county. The only way I could ...
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Accessing chemical property data for specific conditions?

There is a wealth of data for various chemicals available through Mathematica. For instance: ...
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Using GraphData to generate all directed graphs with n vertices

Using Combinatorica, it was possible to generate unlabeled (non-isomorphic) directed graphs of $|V|=n$. Here the example is for $n=4$: ...
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How can I output the coordinates of a city in coordinates of the Mercator projection?

On Mathematica version 8, I would like to use CountryData and CityData to mark Paris on a polygon map of France in the Mercator ...
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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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FRED api reports all data in given month with same date

When I use the FRED package to retrieve weekly data, all of the data points for a given month have the date as the last day of the month instead of the date for the week of the data. ...
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What is the definition of “ConceptWeight” in WordData?

The documentation states that the "ConceptWeight" property is a rough estimate of semantic importance, I'd like to know how this is computed exactly, is there any way to find out?
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How do you get a country's GDP per capita in Euros?

Right now, I'm getting the data in U.S. Dollars and converting it to Euros like this: ...
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Improving tab view for knots

This code: ...
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Finding out all undocumented values for “Properties” in XxxData[] functions

No, XxxData[] is not a new function in Mathematica 11. I am just using that name for all curated data-related functions. As you know, ...
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Should we invest in Apple?

Ticker[comp_String] := Interpreter["Company"][comp] /. Entity[_, x_] :> x ticks = Ticker /@ {"Apple", "Google"} {"NASDAQ:AAPL", "NASDAQ:GOOGL"} ...
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Mathematica AppData folder is taking up too much space

I recently made a small app that I had issues with. I'm pretty sure it ended up being because of all the curated data to load. My problem now is that under the Windows 8.1 folder ...
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Something wrong with the way units are handled in V10

(This applies only to version 10) I obtain these two properties of silicon: a = ElementData[14, "CrustAbundance"] b = ElementData[14, "MeteoriteAbundance"] both ...
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Use the value of a cell in a table as the argument to a function

I just got Mathematica from my school and I'm trying to learn the basics. How could I use the value of a cell in a table (as in Insert->Table) and pass it as an argument to a function whose value is ...
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Repeating rows in a Grid [closed]

I am writing a function which would automatically add rows in a Grid[], repeating a function until a desired variable is reached. I'm unsure if another method can ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transition_metal_dichalcogenide_monolayers) using the ...
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How to get Company Logo or Image

I can see that companies have a logo in Wolfram|Alpha when I type in their name but I can't get them in Mathematica. For example searching for Apple, Inc. in W|A one of the outputs is the Apple logo. ...
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Removing the unit “pm” from atomic positions [duplicate]

The following input yields an output with the unit pm (0.01 Angstroms), how do you eliminate this unit so that only numbers are generated. ...
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Combining separate CHColorStructureDiagrams to form one molecular structure

I am trying to attach a fructose molecule to a sucrose molecule by using information obtained from the following ...
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Retrieving coordinate positions using ChemicalData for input to quanutm modelling software

I am trying to set up an input file for a quantum chemical modelling software. How do I obtain the (XYZ) coordinate positions in Angstroms using information obtained using ChemicalData. Have some ...
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SpaceFillingMolecularPlot using CAS number of a compound

When I tried to get 3D graphics for molecule CAS52364-73-5 using Mathematica 10 it produced following result ...
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Why does WordData fail to find “PartsOfSpeech” when given a list of two words?

I have the following sample code. StringSplit["a test string", " "] Thread[WordData[%, "PartsOfSpeech"]] The output I get is: ...
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How to get matching starting dates for different `FinancialData` properties? [closed]

Why do the "Return" and "Volume" outputs of FinancialData differ? Consider the following ...
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Function WeatherData fails

If I use WeatherData[] only some of my requests work. For example if I use WeatherData[{"Chicago", 3}] I get the correct output: ...
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Edit built in symbol

I would like to add new attributes to built in symbols (e.g. ElementData or PolyhedraData) so that I can still call the symbol ...
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How to change element color in Periodic Table?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] generates a periodic table. As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I asked myself how to change the color of each cell ...
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How can access to curated data needed by GeoRegionValuePlot be speeded up?

Seems that GeoRegionValuePlot requests data from the internet multiple times to process its plot. As an example, let's graph smoking per capita worldwide. ...
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Plot “OilReserves” using CountryData from 1985 until 2014

I am newer using Mathematica to plot with the Function: CountryData, I am trying to plot "OilReserves" in "UnitedKingdom" from 1985 until 2014. I don't know how to do it, please help me!
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How to provide data to users in a way similar to Mathematica's curated data

How can one go about implementing a custom data backend usable by Mathematica? For example something like CountryData or ...
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Speed of curated data calls in Version 10

Curated datasets underwent a significant overhaul in version 10, primarily in the way content is delivered in the form of Objects and Entities. Additionally, it appears that this change in content ...
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“NotAvailable” and “NotApplicable” data points returned by WeatherData[]

I am trying to use ListVectorPlot in combination with WeatherData and CountryData to show ...
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Utility information using FindGeoLocation in Ver.10

It is possible for some commuters to track the location of their bus, train or tram through a personalised GPS tracking device (e.g.see ...