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Can a LatticeData image be displayed in a space filled fashion

I'd like a FaceCenteredCubic image as in the in LatticeData docs, but space packed, and cropped on all the boundaries, so that it illustrates the geometry of the calculation that leads to the ...
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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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Historical Exchange Rates via FinancialData

FinancialData["name"] and FinancialData["name", start] return respectively; the last known price, and the daily closing values ...
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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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FinancialData[], what does “members” include?

I am doing some manipulation of historical stock prices on the NYSE. I want to go through each stock. To find the number of entities on NYSE, one can use: ...
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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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Compability between Graphics coordinates and shifted projections in GeoGraphics

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.3.1 or later Edit: My work around is only nice for simple cases with points. More general should include proper polygons splitting on ...
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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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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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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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How does Mathematica know my location?

On the AstronomicalData page in the online reference, it says for AstronomicalData["Sun", "NextRiseTime"] that it finds the ...
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Is there a Mathematica API for the functions.wolfram site?

Is there a Mathematica API for the functions.wolfram site? If there's not, has anyone implemented a web scraper for it? For example it would be nice to be able to access ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drawing CountryData groups

I'm sure I'm overlooking something obvious, but I can't draw groups of countries. Here are two countries and two country groups: ...
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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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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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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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In FinancialData what is the difference between FractionalChange and Change?

In FinancialData there are two similarly named properties one can request for a given stock symbol: Change and ...
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Problem with ListContourPlot feeding data format and WeatherData

With following code I am trying to show the mean wind speed patterns for a few geographic locations. ...
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Cloud cover fraction

I need to make use of Mathematica's WeatherData functionality, the CloudCoverFraction property, specifically. However, it does ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flying to Australia

I want to compare different flight routes to Australia and their lengths. So far I have written: ...
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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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Compact Map of USA with Alaska and Hawaii shown under California

Is there a more efficient way to include Alaska and Hawaii on a compact US map than the combination of the three GeoGraphics with Insets shown below? ...
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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: ...