# Tagged Questions

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

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Are table headings for aesthetics only? For example, if I have: ...
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### How can I create some shorthand notation for a custom control?

Per this question, I have created a custom graphical control object which evaluates to a list of values. I would like to be able to create such an object quickly, rather than typing some command, ...
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### How do I use the ShowLegends function to produce a legend for my framed graphic?

I'm new to this site and new to Mathematica as you can see from my question. I'm also new to programming, btw. I'm trying to produce a legend for my plot which I've coded as follows: ...
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### How do I reassign canonical ordering of symbols?

I have a big polynomial that evaluates to: $$A^2 e^2 \phi ^- \phi ^++A e \phi ^- \phi ^+ c_{2 w} g_Z+\frac{1}{2} A e g h W^- \phi ^+ +\ll13\gg,$$ which is supposed to represent some terms in the ...
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### copy paste merging expressions

I ran a solve to evaluate a few linear equations, Solve[{some eqns},{A0,B0,c0,d0,e0}] and then in the output I got: ...
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### Formatting a number with fixed number of significant digits

I need a formatting function (say format[x_, n_]) which outputs numbers with fixed n significant digits without unnecessary dot. ...
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### How can I italicize FrameLabel directives?

Suppose that I use Frame -> True in Plot. Then I can use ...
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### Annotating plots with plain (not italicized) mathematical text

I have a plot and I would like to annotate some mathematical text in it. Initially, Mathematica puts it in italics by using Drawing tools palette, but I want it all in plain text. How can I do it? ...
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### Formatting data tables with Grid + Dividers vs. SplitBy --> GridBy?

A quick method to format human-readable data tables with headers, is to use Grid, eg: ...
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### Change elements on different positions within a list

How can I change the elements of a list, say on positions {{1, 4}, {3, 1}, {2, 3}, {4, 4}} in one go? Take this list for example: ...
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### How to make text flash for a short period

How could I display text that flashed red for a half second or so and then reverted to black? (Or was put in bold and reverted to normal, etc.)
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### remove quotes in a combination of a text with graphics in the JournalArticle Style

I have a puzzling and very specific question. It may be of limited interest to community. I apologize in advance in this case. Let us see. I am making an illustration to a text that I write in the ...
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### Formatting text through pattern matching

I am trying to format some text based on some patterns. ...
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### Export to text file [duplicate]

I would like to export a long Table of (complex) numbers to a text file using Export["file.txt",%]; A sample line from the obtained file looks like this: ...
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### How to format dynamic InputField value using NumberForm?

Background: I want all numbers in InputField's displayed as NumberForm[num,2]; Now, consider the following the snippet of code:...
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### Formula Formatting is Small and Chunky?

I'm sure I'm about to embarrass myself... but, here goes... I can't read any (but the most basic) typeset formulas in Mathematica. The fonts are simply way too small on my 2560x1440 monitor. If I ...
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### Tabs inside expression to format code

In a similar spirit to a question proffered several days back,and as that question stated, Since the front-end is quite extendable my question is... Does the front end provide any way to use ...
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### A notebook created on demand from a main document showing executable input along with output cells

I would like to make Mathematica documents with hidden calculations, such that they can be visualized on demand. In general it can be done in several forms and I actually use some. I would like to ask ...
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### Automatic formatting of isotope symbols in a text cell

InputAutoReplacements is an obvious choice for formatting isotope names in text cells. I'd like to be able to type "1H", for ...
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### Usage displays properly only after second call

If I have a usage message containig two-dimensional stuff (subscripts or formulas) and I call the usage, then sometimes I get an improperly formatted output enclosed in "...". Linebreaks are gone, but ...
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### Managing formatted usage messages in Wolfram Workbench

We have numerous packages (defined in .m files) that we maintain and develop in WolframWorkbench (2.0), and in those packages, we use the traditional method of ...
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### Fixing quirky typesetting in plot labels

Consider this example plot. Plot[ 1-Exp[-x], {x,0,3}, AxesLabel->{"thickness (μm)","power density (W/m^2)"} ] Let us hold the typographical quality of ...
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### Annoying display truncation of numerical results

I have a lot of data to inspect. An example of a number in my program is 123.189094 This gets displayed as 123.189 ...
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### NIntegrate is resetting my variables and not giving me a result?

I am trying to check if mass conservation holds by integrating the area under a curve but to no avail. ...
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### Convert operator to string

How to programmatically convert an operator such as Equilibrium into its displayed form as a string? The conversion should work like this: ...
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### How to edit the text coming together with the numeration of pages in pdf produced out of a notebook?

I am writing a text that I am going to publish on-line. When I transform it from the notebook into the pdf format I get the numeration style typical for Mathematica: I would like to edit the text ...
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### How to replace the style of the inline cell in a StyleSheet

I would like to change a StyleSheet in such a way that any text that is typed into the inline cell (the one created by Ctrl+9) is shown in a different font (e.g. the font of my choice). At present I ...
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### Is there a convenient way to copy/paste text-interspersed SE code snippets into Mathematica?

Is there a way to copy and paste code snippets from SE to Mathematica if these snippets are interspersed with text? Like e.g. in Morphing Graphics, color and location in both the question and answer, ...
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### CDF and personalized style

I recently created a custom stylesheet. I then created a notebook with the new style, confirmed that the notebook had adopted the style, and then saved a copy in CDF. But when I opened the CDF in ...
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### Delete a style type from stylesheet

I have created a new stylesheet but now I'd like to delete a style type, for example "program" from it. How can I do it ?
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### Programmatic formatting for Mathematica code - possible?

It seems to be both an interesting programming challenge and a very useful practical application to have a Mathematica program which would allow one to pretty-print Mathematica code, so that it is ...