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Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha - Long data series [duplicate]

Let's say I want a long series of data with the Mexican peso / US dollar exchange rate. The old code I used back in the day was FinancialData["USD/MXN", All] ...
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How to I extract the element name of a chemical compound in a string?

Say I have a compound Fe3O4, and I want to separate the name of elements and number. The code I write for separate number is ...
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How to display EntityProperty objects with their CanonicalName?

Is there a way to display EntityProperty objects with their CanonicalName instead of the text they are currently displayed with. ...
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How to find euro zone equivalent of treasury data in U.S. using FinancialData?

For example I use FinancialData["^TYX", "Price", {{2004}, {2014}, "Week"}]; to get data for U.S. treasury data, can I do the same for eurozone yield curve? I know I ...
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How to find the standard names of chemicals in ChemicalData?

When I try to get info on acetic acid with the ChemicalData function there are only "aceticAcid$l^{1}oxidanylEster" and ...
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Initializing FinancialData indices … never finishes

Bug introduced in 10.3.0 and fixed in 10.3.1 Retrieving data using FinancialData became more unreliable in the last couple of months, but simply retrying was ...
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Where is ExampleData stored on my system

When I enter: Import["ExampleData/numberdata.csv"] Where does Mathematica go on my system to find the file numberdata.csv? Or, what Mathematica command will ...
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ExampleData texts [closed]

Im interested, what books, text are included the ExampleData, like Alice in Wonderland, The Raven... Is there any site, I can check all the text in mathematica? I tried for example Poe: The Black Cat, ...
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Render Graphics3D of anatomical data in color

I am trying to render a bone structure in color in Mathematica 10.3, but none of the obvious methods seem to work: ...
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Remove country flags that match a certain image pattern

I wanted to create the flag you create when you average over all the flags of the world, for this little post: medium ...
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Is it possible to get CityData for different years?

Is it possible to get CityData for different years? Or get a year of origin of data in CityData?
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How to ignore year in DateListPlot

I just upgraded to Mathematica 10, and I am trying to get the hang of the new TimeSeries data objects, which are preventing my old strategy of overlaying data from ...
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Confused by result of MoonPosition when running on Linux [closed]

I've just switched from Windows to Linux and am running Mathematica 10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04. MoonPosition[] Gives me: ...
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Why does Mathematica's date for the battle Agincourt differ from the US Navy's?

If I ask Mathematica for the Julian Date for the battle of Agincourt with WolframAlpha["battle of agincourt date"] it reports ...
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Wolfram Language symbols by their Ranks

I'd like to get the top 50, the bottom 50 and an ordered list of all Wolfram Language symbols based on their "Ranks". With ...
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WeatherData for visibility seems to be missing

When I explore the document of WeatherData of wolfram document center. It is said that WeatherData has properties of visibility. ...
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Formula lookup wildcards [closed]

When I give the command: FormulaLookup["sphere"] I get no results even though I know there are formulas involving spheres. Do I need to use some kind of wild ...
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How can I get curated data to be expressed consistently in SI units?

AstronomicalData objects are consistently in SI units: ...
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Exporting organization of Mathematica's documentation to a JSON file

In this answer, @Vitaliy Kaurov explores and utilizes new Mathematica's functionality WolframLanguageData: ...
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FlightData missing in Transportation Data but available through WolframAlpha

FlightData is listed in Transportation Data but its link does not work in Mathematica help or on the website reference help. It also returns a symbol-not-found ...
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Is there a hidden location-type property for TropicalStormData?

TropicalStormData gives you time-series data on tropical storms. In the property list there is not a location (geographic coordinates) property listed. There are ...
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Possible bug in fetching price index data?

I seem only able to fetch price index data for the U.S. For example, the following fails (Mathematica 10.2): ...
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CountryData vs EntityProperty: why do different data access methods produce different results?

Illustrative example: using CountryData we are told the data is missing, but we can nevertheless access it via an ...
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Comparing stock indices using TradingChart [closed]

Below I show a TradingChart specific to the SP500 index for a one month period. How do I produce a similar plot where three other indices (ASX200, Shanghai Comp, ...
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Determining FinancialData for Countries

How do I determine the FinancialData for Australia. For instance the one for USA follows as: FinancialData["NYSE", "Members"] ...
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Form of citation for data via Wolfram Mathematica

What citation or reference should I adhere to if I'm using curated data obtained via Mathematica? I'm talking about data, or eg. plots thereof, obtained using functions such as SatelliteData, ...
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Three dimensional plot with CountryData

I wish to visualize a 3D layout of country data using the following code. How can the output be improved as currently it looks smeared to one side. ...
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Find all synonyms of word X that rhyme with word Y

Given two words x and y, I'd like to find the set of all words that rhyme with x and are synonymous with y. Is this possible with WordData or ...
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“Part specification is longer than depth” warning in Position function [duplicate]

I'm working on a project which analyzes financial data. I download the price and dividend information for the SPY ETF which tracks the S&P 500: ...
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“ReliefMap” and “ContourMap” unable to download error

This question may be closed as "too localized". I post in the event other users have had this error and resolved it. The problem: inability to use "ReliefMap" or "ContourMap" options for ...
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ThermodynamicData missing [closed]

Yesterday I was using ThermodynamicData[] and all was fine, today I try to use it and I get: Missing[NotAvailable] Does ...
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GDP Per Capita isn't right when called from CountryData?

CountryData["USA", "GDPPerCapita"] gives $\$45230.20$ per person per year in July, 2015. But ...
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Mma 10.2 `Alphabet` and `LanguageData` give different and both erroneous list of letters

Bug introduced in 10.2 and fixed in 10.3 The new function Alphabet introduced in Mathematica 10.2 gives the wrong list of letters for the Spanish language in my ...
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PlanetData “VelocityAroundSun” giving inconsistent answers

My goal is to create a ListPlot showing the Earth's orbital speed over the course of a year, with one datapoint per day. I'm seeing problems long before I even get to the point of plotting the data! ...
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Can't get map of Italy from Geographics [closed]

On Mathematica 10.1 Desktop version, I'm trying: GeoGraphics[Polygon[Entity["Country", "Italy"]]] but it doesn't get the Italy location and throws this error: ...
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Is there a problem with some of the curated Star Data?

I'm not really sure if I'm doing something wrong, or if there's a problem with some of the Mathematica curated data on stars. My problem is this: I'm trying to find the location (latitude and ...
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Summer Solstice Spurious Correlations Challenge [closed]

I came across this hilarious web site that has charts of bizarre "correlations" between disparate categories. Results like this: In the spirit of my summer solstice shedding spuriously earned rep. ...
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FinancialData, comparing returns accounting for different holidays

At the moment I am trying out the FinancialData feature of mathematica. I am a bit struck with the problem of dropping returns for dates of a list of different stocks not being equal for all stocks ...
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Financial data source change

So I am using the command FinancialData["name"] to get the live price for any given stock. The openings are very important in my studies that I am conducting and it ...
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Inaccurate Heliocentric coordinates of PlanetaryMoonData

I have noticed that the heliocentric coordinates obtained with PlanetaryMoonData are very inaccurate. Fore example, consider the Galilean moons of Jupiter: ...
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How to set the timeout value for *Data functions

I haven't measured this precisely but it seems the default timeout value for retrieving EntityValues with *Data functions is in ...
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How to find µ (Gravitational constant mass product) with PlanetData?

I would like to use PlanetData to get ยต, the product of the Gravitational constant G and a ...
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Is there any way to pull interest rates, or an interest rate curve, with FinancialData[]?

Let's say I want to know the 5 year swap rate and the 10 year swap rate right now, is there a way to get this with FinancialData[]?
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Generate a list of symbols for the planets

I would like to generate a list of the symbols for the planets to include in a nice table with other data. How can I programmatically generate (eg. using a pure function) the symbols from a list of ...
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How to change the atom size of LatticeData [duplicate]

Using the "Image" property of LatticeData, I can generate representation of lattice structures (like the first basic example ...
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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. ...