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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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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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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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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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Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
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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 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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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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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 to identify chemical substance from tattoo?

A friend of mine made a tattoo on his chest of some chemical substance formula. He challenged us to identify which substance is that. I thought that perhaps a combination of: Mathematica image ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to invoke the OEIS from Mathematica?

I had always wondered if there might be a way to write a function, which I'll call OEISData[], that more or less works as a curated data function for The On-Line ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Visualizing nested lists for easier human understanding

When interacting with Mathematica, I often find myself staring blankly at waves of curly braces, trying to understand how data is organized hierarchically. For example, the beginning of the result to ...
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Computing Many Slow I/O Operations

In working on a custom stock screener, I often need to run mathematica code like this: ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to get AbsoluteTime to correctly report absolute time differences?

Absolute time supposedly reports the "total number of seconds" between two dates, but it does not. For example because of the leap second applied at 2012-06-30T23:59:60Z ...
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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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Map of all graphs obtainable with GraphData?

I've been trying to put together an answer to another question, but I am stuck, so I decided to post this question instead. Mathematica contains (among its curated data) information on definition, ...
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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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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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“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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Applying LinearModelFit[] to data obtained with WeatherData[]

I am trying to perform a linear regression on some weather data, but I can't seem to figure out how to perform the operation. What I have right now is this: ...
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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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How to program a clickPanel for chemical elements (like a periodic table)?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] indicates RGBColors of "Atoms" by clicking a panel. As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I asked myself: How to ...
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AstronomicalData not including units?

I like using mathematica to do my physics homework, and AstronomicalData is useful for that, but it doesn't seem to work properly with units. [the question is, at ...
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Combining solar system planets orbits and positions in Graphics3D and Show

I am building an animated model of the solar system, where I would like to display the OrbitPaths of the planets along with their ...
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How to get the distance of Jupiter from the sun?

I am aware of the command AstronomicalData["Jupiter", "Distance"] from which I can get the distance between the earth and Jupiter. Is there any way to use ...
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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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Animating transition between all graph representations obtained from curated data

Pappus graph is one of many graphs whose various data is contained within Mathematica. Mathematica typically keeps several ways of representing such graphs: ...
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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 ...