# Tagged Questions

Questions on typesetting and making your expressions, matrices, operators, equations or formulae look how you want them to.

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### Manipulate syntax

I am trying to manipulate a plot of the Bernoulli roots as follows: The following code clearly is not going to work, but I have included it in an effort to illustrate my meaning. ...
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### Option Inspector — option definitions

Relatively new to Mathematica, using v. 8.0.4.0 on OSX, and wanting to know where I can find something like a list of definitions for each of the many Global, Notebook, Cell, etc. options listed in ...
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### Whitespace after number subscript

When I write something like this: (Subscript[x, 0], f(Subscript[x, 0])) I get some undesirable whitespace after each of the ...
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### How to enter a LaTeX integral?

How can I enter a LaTeX integral into Mathematica? For example, I evaluated the expression ToExpression["\int 2*x\[DifferentialD]x ", TeXForm] but Mathematica ...
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### How to typeset a system of equations

Is it possible to typeset systems of equations in Mathematica, and if so, how can I do it using a big left bracket as one could in LaTeX with \left\{ ... \.? I ...
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### How to write beveled fractions?

How to write beveled fractions like ${}^a/_b$? In contrast to $\frac{a}{b}$ and $a/b$ (see this question).
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### Custom display format for custom operator

I've tried searching here and in the WRI documentation, but I haven't found what I'm looking for in either place. I'm defining a dx operator to act as a ...
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### CustomTicks - Changing NumberPoint -> “,”

How can I change the number point from . to , in CustomTicks ? The Mathematica built-in ...
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### Define a color of the pressed button of a SetterBar

It is easy to define a background color for the SetterBar buttons, so that all the buttons that are not pressed have the specified color, while the pressed one is gray. Here is the example: ...
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### How to always display current section identifier (number, name) in notebook?

Because I find myself relocating frequently within a long notebook divided into sections, subsections, & subsubsections, I would like to display the identifying information for the section, etc. ...
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### Mixing Text and Formulas

I'm trying to do some typesetting in which I mix text with formulas. The Mathematica documentation has a section titled "Mixing Text and Formulas" which pretty ...
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### Why does Mathematica order polynomial forms in reverse from traditional order?

I could very well be missing something obvious, but this has always bugged me with Mathematica and I don't know why it does it or how to fix it. If I enter any polynomial, say, x^2 + x - 1 for ...
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### Prevent mathematica from simplifying

How can i prevent Mathematica from automatically simplifying the expression Sqrt[a/b]? In case a=1 and ...
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### Elegant transformation of various rules to strings, {f[z_] -> y} becomes “f = @(z) y”

Assume that I have some function for transformation mathematica expressions to strings. For simplicity, just assume it is an identity: ...
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### Cell format for screen headers

If one picks the menu option Format->Edit Stylesheet and then one opens the "Default.nb" link, the newly opened notebook has a header that reads "Deafult.nb" style definitions. In one navigates down ...
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### Long text inside a grid does not word wrap

If I create a simple grid with Ctrl+, and paste a long piece of text outside the boxes (I'm sure you can find some yourself), then that text does not break at the width of the window in Mathematica. ...
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### Remove braces, {}, from around DynamicModule output?

Is there a way to remove the braces from the front end output associated with DynamicModule? For instance: ...
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### Can I ask Mathematica to replace the arguments of my functions with a replacement rule?

I have an equation that I evaluate at some point (let's say $x=1$) that have terms of the form f[1,y] D[g[1,y],{y,2}] Is there an easy way to replace [1,y] by [x,...
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### Indicating the axes [closed]

I want to scale the $x$ axis of the plot by $x^0$ and the $y$ axis by $\tan x$. Is this possible ? Plot[Tan[x], {x, 0, 10}, PlotRange -> Automatic] EDIT: ...
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### Specify values for X-axis and Y-axis ticks and control their format

I have following problem: I want to set the values for the X-and Y axis by myself, but the values (e.g. 0.800) are not plotted as I defined them (see image 0,8), mathematica removes the zeros. <...
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### Setting OperatorSubstitution to false causes Plot's labels of sufficiently small size not to appear in the specified typeface. Is this a bug?

This problem is no longer there after I upgraded to Mathematica 10.0.2. If I set OperatorSubstitution to False, the labels of ...
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### How do I type boxtimes?

How do I type boxtimes in Mathematica, for example $a\boxtimes b$? This symbol is used a lot in mathematics, but I found no corresponding part in Mathematica. In TeX form, I can type \boxtimes. Can ...
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### Maintaining stylesheet information in Cell[]

I am working on formatting a cell for a slideshow presentation format such that a graphics object occupies the left half of the cell and bullets or other items occupy the right. The ancient ...
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### Collect the multiple of one determinant?

m = {{2, 6, 4}, {2, 6, 5}, {-3, 6, 6}}; Consider I'm doing calculation by hand. I want to collect the multiple 6 of second column, how to do that? I'd like the ...
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### How to interpret and show an input number with the amount of significant digits given?

what can I do to have Mathematica intepret and show a number with exactly the amount of digits I gave as an input? I have a larger talbe with numbers (text file, whitespace seperated) which are ...
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### Input alias having a place holder which gets selected when the alias is used

If one executes the following code ...
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### How can I reorder the factors in the terms of a polynomial?

How can I reorder the factors in the terms of a polynomial? Consider ...
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### converting between forms - symbols/subscripts - matrix products

If I have a vector of the form (xp+y, x+yp) do you have a simple way of creating the following matrix and vector from it: {{p, 1}, {1, p}} * {x, y}, such that ...
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### Overscript distance

When I write: Overscript[PQ, \[RightVector]], the arrow is placed too close to the P and ...
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### How to strip all formatting from a string and convert it to plain text?

The documentation on String states: But if I try to perform some manipulations on this string, for example, take 2 words from the left, I get some shards of ...
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### How can I set default size for some characters

Alt++ could adjust the size, but how to store the satisfactory size? For example: Each time I type |, its size is (I assume) 12. How to make its effect like adding ...
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### Can I make the subsection CounterBox continue counting across section boundaries?

This is what I used in a stylesheet for Section CellDingbat->Cell[TextData[{CounterBox["Section"], "."}]] This is ...
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### How can I format DisplayFormula Cell into TraditionalForm when export as HTML

This example is in DisplayFormula cell. ...
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### Customizing the numbers used by DisplayFormulaNumbered cells

I was typesetting some formulas and I encountered a formula number marked with a prime. I am using the DisplayFormulaNumbered cell style`. How can I add a cell ...
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### Getting vertical bar of equal length for | a || b | in a notebook

How can I make |a|*|b| show well in a notebook? I typed | from keyboard to denote absolute value. General cleanupIt will auto adjust by matching in my notebook so that sometimes it will not show as ...
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### How to fix Ticks in Gauges?

Ticks is an option for Gauges. I fail, however, to apply custom Ticks to Gauges. For instance, compare these two: ...
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### Unwanted parentheses appearing in a notebook that is opened by a button

I am writing an interactive document and have an idea to make in-line buttons that on demand would create and bring up separate notebooks containing some explanations or a remindings. One example of ...
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### How can I type in math calligraphy letters?

I cannot find this kind of letters in the pallete. math calligraphy? I can only find this in Mathemtica.
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### How can I adjust matrices into the same ItemSize and aligned well in Notebook?

I typed three matrices, but they are not aligned well, and the Items in one matrix are also not aligned well and with differenct ...
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### How to make underscript like underscript in InlineFormula of lim in Notebook and (inline) Latex

This question maybe a little tiny. Firstly, Let's input underscript Ctrl+4 in an inline cell. InlineFormula inline cell $\underset{n\to\infty}{\text{li}}$ ...
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### How can I adjust the span between under bar and formula

Mathematica: LaTeX: $\alpha =\underset{\square }{\overset{\square }{\lim \sup \sqrt[n]{\left|a_n\right|}}}$
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### SuperscriptBox question

I am trying to define an object type in Mathematica as follows ...
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### How can I change the highlighting color of an InlineMathCell?

When using the InlineMathCell one types Ctrl+9 within the text cell, and gets a slot for starting typing the InlineMathCell part. When typing the content of the InlineMathCell is slightly highlighted ...
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### Rounding only reals in an expression containing, reals, integers and symbols

I am trying to make a function that would make rounding real numbers in an expression possibly consisting of real numbers, integer numbers and symbols. An example of such an expression is below: <...
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### Split A text-style cell to multiple cells by a fixed width

Sample Cell 1 ...
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### How to change the format of all inline cells

DefaultNewInlineCellStyle only take effect for newly generated inline cells. for example ...
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### Notebook vs. DocumentNotebook; display a Notebook inline, like a DocumentNotebook

If you evaluate a DocumentNotebook[] expression in the front-end, it nicely displays inline, inside of an output cell in the current notebook: For my purposes, <...
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I have a question about InputAutoReplacements. ...