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Enigmatic message about MaxBend

Referring to the method I proposed for Problem with ParametricPlot Mathematica 10.0.2 throws an enigmatic error message: ...
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NIntegrate::ncvbr: How should we interpret and handle this error not mentioned in any documentation?

I have some user-defined module describing my integrand which has to be computed numerically (it's much more complicated than this but bear with me): ...
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Numerically solving a system of PDEs where one function is composed with the other

I'm trying to solve the following system using NDSolve: $$ \begin{align} u_t(x,t) &= u_{xx}(x,t) - v(x,t) \\ v_t(x,t) &= u(v(x,t),t) \end{align} $$ with ...
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SiegelTheta fails to evaluate when given proper arguments

SiegelTheta often returns error messages when I give it arguments that should be of the correct form. For instance, I have a numerical matrix like ...
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Two problems with NDSolve when using Method -> Projection

I tried to solve a system first order differential equations together with a constraint equation. I use the Method -> Projection to check if the constraint holds ...
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Maximizing Large Multivariable Function over Region with Parameter Constraints

Brand new Mathematica user here. I have a complicated function to maximize, and thought I would try software like Mathematica instead of taking derivatives by hand. I found some Mathematica ...
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How to handle infeasible points in FindRoot?

I am calling FindRoot[f[x,y],{{x,xInit,xMin,xMax},{y,yInit,yMin,yMax}}] where for some points {x,y}, ...
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Export Notebook causes an INTERNAL SELF-TEST ERROR: Files2|c|1713 message

On my machine (Windows 8.1) and M10 the following two lines, that must be run on an already saved notebook, ...
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Locate Blow-up in NDSolve with Whenevent

At some point I get this error: ...
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“LinkOpen::linke : specified file is not a mathlink executable”

The following code runs fine if I run it interactively: ...
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How can you link Parallel Mapping and Error tracking

Following this question and the comments made, together with the information in this question, the following code allows error tracking and debugging very nicely. ...
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Understanding HoldSequence and ReleaseHoldSequence in Error Handling

I was playing with GeneralUtilities`PrintDefinitions in V10.1, and find some of native Mathematica functions using ...
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Is there a minor bug in Neal Alexander's TopologicalSortAll[]?

There is an amazing answer to this question: All possible topological orderings of a graph By Neal Alexander. However, as user "dark blue" (I am not this user) notes: ...
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What does this Java error mean? Why is it raised?

I want to launch some kernels on a cluster that uses SGE. The server's operating system is Linux Cent-OS. According to Mathematica documentation, I've added these commands inside my code: ...
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Capturing error message information

Error messages returned from SendMessage occasionally have useful information in them. For example: ...
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Failure of CountryData due to connectivity?

Today I started researching the "Four colours theorem" and to do so I need data, regions for example. I tried using the following line: ...
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Errormessage Set::setps

I want to plot some data with ErrorBars. The following code generates the desired image: ...
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Is there any way to get more info on an error message?

Many times I receive messages but can't find any documentation on what it means. For instance today I got this error: ...
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Possible bug in shallow representations of expressions in messages

I got the following message in Mathematica 10.0.2: I do not have questions about the message itself, but rather about its representation. The program was maninulating with mathematical expressions ...
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Two installations of MMA 10.0.1.0 differ in behavior

I'm seeking advice on how to track down what might cause the following difference in behavior. I have two independent installations of MMA 10.0.1.0, both on Mac OS X Mavericks on identical x86 Mac ...
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SetDelayed::write is Protected error on Linux not PC

I have 2 computers, a PC and an Ubuntu computer both with Mathematica 10. I am running the exact file with the exact support files on both computers, but just on the Ubuntu I get the following error ...
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Error message LinkObject::linkd when calling TextRecognize

I am getting the message LinkObject::linkd: "Unable to communicate with closed link LinkObject["E:\Program Files\Wolfram ...
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Geometric Transformation not working - degenerate points?

I've successfully used FindGeometricTransformation to project the simplex triangle onto the x-y plane: ...
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“No file exists for resource PasteTemplateString”

I am running Mathematica on a Raspberry Pi and the above error message comes up virtually every time I press ctrl + shift + K to view the suggested functions and ...
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Caching RecursionLimit::reclim error

I am learning how to catch exceptions, RecursionLimit::reclim in particular. To see how it works, I came up with the following example: ...
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Problem with strings imported from PDFs

I am currently working with a list containing around 20 strings which contain around 30,000 characters each. The strings are imported from PDFs and the list containing all the strings is assigned to a ...