Questions about getting data, files, images etc. from various formats into a form that can be read, tranformed and manipulated by Mathematica

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How to programmatically extract mathematical formulas from Word with Mathematica 9?

I have a bunch of(1000+) Microsoft Word document in .Docx format. How can I programmatically extract the mathematical formulas from MS Word using Mathematica 9? This is what example looks like (or ...
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Extract part of a matrix

I have imported a matrix from a .txt file (it could be better from an Excel file): ...
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How to import an external pdf file leaving text as text?

When Importing in Mathematica (v10.3) a pdf file containing some text, the text is "vectorialized", meaning that it does not seem to be loaded as text, and ...
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When importing is it possible to set the delimiter?

When importing a csv file is there a way to set the delimiter. I have a csv that uses ";" as its delimiter. I tried ...
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Take a specific part of a matrix imported from a .xls

i would like to know if there are any ways to link headings of a table i had imported with the data in the table itself. I imported a matrix from an excel file and i want to take a specific part of ...
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how to import a matlab 3 dimensional array into mathematica

I have created a three dimensional array "data" in matlab by using the following commands : ...
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What´s wrong with my FindFit

I updated the data which is a table I deleted the first coordinate as it was the quote from the document. ...
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Applying transformations to data coming from an STL file

I am very new with the use of 3D graphics in Mathematica, so my question might be very naive. I need to Import an STL file, apply transformations to it (rotation and translation), and export it back ...
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Run Command Not Executing Node

How do I make the following command work in Mathematia? Import["!\"C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe\" -p console.log('test')", "Text"] I don't get any output ...
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Medium-sized graph won't build

Why can't Mathematica import a 40-KB file (mediumEWD.txt) and build the underlying graph in some decent time? I waited a minute, nothing. ...
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Mathematica can't Import data of NetCDF file with Datasets name including “.”

I have downloaded NetCDF data file EVE_L3_merged_1nm_2015323_005.ncdf from http://lasp.colorado.edu/eve/data_access/evewebdata/products/merged/ and read it by Mathematica 10.0.2 on my windows 7. ...
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Downloading a number of images from a web site as a list

For a MachineLearning project I need to form a training set using images taken from the web page containing lots of them. Like, for example this one. It would be very convenient, if all the images ...
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Inconsistent behavior of undocumented Encode->Import->StringToStream->Get on password-locked stream

Let's save a definition. Encode it with password/key and Get it again. We will not use Get ...
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How can I import a huge CSV file quickly?

I have two CSV files, each one is around 1 GB of data. When I use Import["file.csv"], it takes a very, very, long time to import the data. So how can I accelerate ...
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HDF5 file managing for dummies

I am new to HDF5 format and I am also not hundred percent confident with Mathematica. I have googled to find out examples to deal with HDF5 files in Mathematica but couldn't find one that work out for ...
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Google Image Search in Notebook?

How can I use Google's image API to custom search for images and import them all?
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File Formats for Scientific Data

I have a simulation written in another language which currently just dumps all its data (doubles, lists of doubles, lists of lists of doubles) in lines in ASCII, and then I read it into Mathematica by ...
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file import from website failed (Http status code 403 returned) [closed]

I failed import an xls file from website in Mathematica but got no problem to download it directly using chrome. Can anyone help me solve the problem? Thanks. The detailed situation is listed as the ...
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Importing large datasets using streams

I work with large data sets with 22 columns and up to a million rows. Each row contains one observation with several variables. All variables are numbers. Simplyfied example: 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...
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Extending $CharacterEncodings support in Mathematica

The list of character encodings currently supported by Mathematica is still extremely limited. For example, it supports only three standard IBM PC (OEM) code pages ...
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Web Browsing Automation with Mathematica

I want to build a bot to automate web browsing, this mean something like: filling forms press "submit" buttons find certain text inside pages and so on... How can I do this with Mathematica? The ...
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Is there an efficient way to load a large list to Mathematica from R within Rlink?

I'm working on something that involves using both R and Mathematica. For this something, I first generate a large R list (1000 matrices, each 200x1000, mixed integer and real values) and then need to ...
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Animate FromQuarternionTo3DRotation nb file with 4 quarternion values

I have a csv file. Inside the csv file, there are few rows of 4 quartenion values. I would like to animate the quarternion nb in http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromQuaternionTo3DRotation/ I ...
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Use of MuPad code into mathematica

Does somebody have experiences so as to transform a MuPad code into a notebook into Mathematica? I would like to export equations written in MuPad to Mathematica.
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Import using POST method and web-page drill down

A response to a previous question about invoking the POST method via Mathematica was most informative in trying to further understand the intricacies of using the POST Method to obtain tabular data ...
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How to manipulate web pages on Mathematica?

I wanted to input some data on this page through Mathematica. Then I would press the "buscar" button also through Mathematica coding and get the results on Mathematica. The most similar post I've ...
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How to test if Import was successful? [duplicate]

I am importing and processing a bunch of files. Sometimes, for whatever reason, some of these files are not successfully imported so I'm looking for a way to Abort ...
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Importing and manipulating data in HDF format

I have two matrices A1 and A2 in HDF format. I use the following code to import them. ...
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Extract arguments from MeshRegion created by STL import

I've been trying to extract points and polygons from a MeshRegion expression created by importing an STL file. At first I thought I could use a simple ReplaceAll as shown below: ...
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Mathematica doesn't read .mat file

Bug introduced in 6.0 and fixed in 10.2 (July 29, 2015) To be honest, I don't know if the problem is with Mathematica, or with the file; it's been generated by PicoScope, a PC-based oscilloscope ...
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Multiple Import and Export of Images

I wrote a program that imports an image and creates three new images, for example "black and white" or "grey scaled". My problem is that i work with around 200 images and it takes a long time to ...
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Exported picture has less MB than imported

I have to duplicate a picture several times – and each time the duplicate shall have another name. I do this with mathematica 10 with the following easy code: ...
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How to import columns of data (.mat file)

I have a two 100x2 .mat file and I would like to get the elements stored as pairwise entries i.e. something like data = [{a1,b1},{a2,b2}..{a100,b100}]. Can someone help me do this efficiently?
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How to import and export msgpack?

MessagePack is an efficient binary serialization format, I find it much better than JSON. There is currently (as of v10.3) no support for this in Mathematica. Does anyone know of third party ...
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How to open *.sif files with Mathematica [duplicate]

While I am processing my data collect from an Andor EM-CCD, I find it diffcult to import the file into mathematica. I think mathematica can open this kind of files since that Matlab can open it. So if ...
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Reading an ASCII file mixing text and numerics in Mathematica

We have a sequence of large data files (LAMMPS dump files) which begin like this: ...
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Confocal Microscopy

Is it possible to direcly import Nikon ND2 files (e.g Confocal microscope 2D or 3D stacks files)? Otherwise how can we import TIFFs of 3D stack and process it as a single "entity" so to speak? ...
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How to download tables from a url?

I'm trying to import all the tables on a website, this one in particular: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/ For local files that are already tabular, ...
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Troubles importing date and time from CSV file

I'm trying to import CSV file with the following format: 20150803 00:00:01.649,1.09675,1.09678 using this code: ...
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Fourier of List

I have such a problem. I try to evaluate and plot the spectrum of large list, and this is what I get: ...
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Import Data different column length

Lets assume, i have this data.txt file. s1/km t1/h s2/km t2/h 20 1 40 1 40 2 80 2 60 3 I define myself a function ...
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Importing and saving .csv files as variables with the original filebasenames

I have a modest number of .csv files that I want to import into mathematica. I would like to save their contents as their filebasename for use throughout my notebook, but I am running into errors as ...
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How to prevent space trimming when importing HTML with ImportString?

I am importing a HTML-formatted string with ImportString[string, "HTML"] to properly parse all HTML-escaped characters like ...
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Understanding the discrepancy between txt file import and export times, and possibly speeding up Import

I attempted to import a very short .txt file string using the Import command: ...
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Import a table from a text file or string

XYScan produces results in the following form (as *.txt): ...
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Save lists to re-open with Mathematica [duplicate]

I want to save a result of a computation in a file to re-open then in Mathematica in a new session. What is the most efficient and simple way to do this? To be specific, I am using ...
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Network/Graph Visualization read edgelist

I have what it seems to be a very trivial question, but after searching for hours I was not able to find an answer, so I am asking here. I have an edgelist for a graph, a 2 column csv file with ...