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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Importing an .eps file failed in the latest version of mathematica

It was quite straight forward to import an .eps file (also pdf and other formats) into a script, with the version 10.0. that I had before; but, since I upgraded my Mathematica to the latest version ...
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How to use Get on a folder

In the documentation for Get it says: If the file found by <<name is a directory, the Wolfram Language will try to ...
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Graphics, Import and Inset combined

I need to write a word on a figure, which I have saved as fig.pdf. 1) I import the pdf file to mathematica: a = Import["fig.pdf"][[1]]; 2) Following the ...
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Extracting the data of each frame from an AVI file

What's the most straightforward way to "Import" the data of an AVI video? For instance, if I record a 30 frame per second video, then after 10 seconds I would have 300 frames. How can I import the ...
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Is it possible to insert an animated image into Mathematica notebook?

I find it very convenient to use Mathematica notebooks to organize the codes + results. I was wondering if it is possible to insert an animated image (say an animated gif) in the middle of a ...
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Manipulation of imported Datafile

Since I am solving a differential equation in a for loop with NDSolve ...
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Image Rotation, Line Symmetry

I'd like to import an image, superimpose it, reduce the opacity of the overlaid image, and then use a manipulate to rotate the top image to illustrate rotational symmetry. The image below is using ...
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How to place an image inside a notebook, with the minimum memory footprint?

When creating a notebook with images, like photos, the file tends to quickly get big, which makes it difficult to use the notebook format for training material containing a lot of images. Are there ...
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Specify the color of each residue in a protein (PDB)?

I'm importing a *.pdb file containing a single protein. Mathematica automatically produces a plot of the protein. I want to specify the color of each residue independently, in this plot. Is this ...
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Problem exporting equations from MathType into Mathematica [closed]

I'm using MathType to write equations and sometimes I have to compute large expressions. I have tried to use Mathematica by copying equations to there and it works fine but only if there are no ...
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Fetching data from HTML source

I want to generate a couple of plots/graphs with Area 51 statistics. Since Area 51 doesn't work with the SE API, I'm forced to find another way to get the information I want. That other way is with ...
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Multiline Powershell Command

What is the fastest way to run multiline commands for powershell? The following takes 1.43 seconds approximately. ...
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reading FIT files in Mathematica

Has anybody been able to parse FIT files in Mathematica? The format was developed by Garmin and is used to store data from GPS devices and workout equipment. Details can be found at ...
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Convert Java code to Mathematica [closed]

This is in reference to this question from Math SE: here. Is there a way to import Java code into Mathematica? I'm looking for either: A conversion utility A method of manually converting A way for ...
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How can I use Mathematica to get the translated result from the Google Translate webpage? [duplicate]

I would like to use Mathematica to automatically translate some input texts, from one language to the other one, then apply some manipulation of a string on the text. I know how to realize the ...
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How to read rows and headers separately into a dataset?

Suppose that the information for constructing a dataset is split over two separate files: one file contains the numeric data, and a second file contains the names of the columns. Is there a simple ...
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How to Import and Export as a multidimensional array

I have 10000 matrices and each matrix is 3x3. So Dimensions[data] gives me {10000,3,3}. I saved this into a file with Export["mydata.dat",data,"Table"] Then when I imported it using ...
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How to extract sample values from an imported WAV file?

Suppose I read a file with B = Import["something.wav"] Now how can I obtain a list of sample values?
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How to measure Sample Rate?

How to measure sample rate of imported file in Mathematica? I imported the WAV file: solo = Import["solo.wav"] When I wrote: ...
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SemanticImport and zip files

I have looked through the documentation and don't see this addressed, but since some of you seem to have knowledge of undocumented features, I thought I'd ask. There is a zip file at ...
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Importing data from a MATLAB file to MATHEMATICA [closed]

I have been trying to import some matrices from MATLAB to MATHEMATICA. The matrices are the output after I run the MATLAB file. I had saved that file in .MAT format and trying to import it in ...
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How to copy Coordinates of “Get Coordinates” in Figure?

I am trying to reproduce the answer here about Recovering data points from an image. I click the figure and press "Get Coordinates". I would like to copy the four coordinates by CTRL-C and then paste ...
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Why here does Import[file] produce an error LinkOpen::linke:? [duplicate]

In the folder $BaseDirectory\\Kernel I have a file init.m, who calls a customized initialization package ...
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Export and Import with special unicode characters

I exported a list of characters say: ClearAll[t, r, \[Theta], \[Phi]]; Export["hello.txt", {t, r, \[Theta], \[Phi]}, "List"]; the file has the correct symbols ...
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Getting raw data using DcRaw

I'm using dcraw program to import raw image data to Mathematica. When I use Run["dcraw -4 -D -T "image.nef"] (which converts it to an unprocessed linear TIFF file) ...
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Why does a certain CSV file import properly into LibreOffice but not into Mathematica 10.0?

I'm working on a project involving data manipulation and it involves working with CSV files. I know that the files are properly formatted as when I import them into LibreOffice, all of the columns ...
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How to run code and do data analysis in mathematica [closed]

I am a beginner in Mathematica. I'd like to do something like the following: write code- ouput- write code- output... But when I created my own notebook and copy the code above, I don't know how to ...
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How to import vector matrix from file? [closed]

how can I import matrix of 3 dimentional vector from a txt file? I know how to import simple matrix of number, but I dont know how to import matrix of vectors and what type of data should be in my ...
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How to Import This XYZ format file

Here is the .XYZ format file NP3D.XYZ Somehow i cannot import this file.It return an error box :- "Cannot Import Data As XYZ Format." it contains 1000 snapshot of 10 Carbon particles coordinate ...
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Efficiently importing data into Mathematica

I have a graph data file infile.txt. 3 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 2 1 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 ...
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embeding an image in a cdf deployment

I would like to embed an image into CDF. Import function just import the function from a pathway but I would like the image to be present in the CDF or nb file as a part of it not importing. ...
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Importing replacement rules from files [closed]

I have some replacement rules written in different files. I am giving an example with two such files. cat input1.m a1 -> b1 cat input2.m a2 -> b2 Now I ...
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Is there a way to use iframes in a notebook?

For me, mathematica online is totally unusable, but the EmbeddedServices would be great to use. I wish that these functions worked in Mathematica, is there any hack anyone can think of to get these ...
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How to Import a password protected Excel (XLSX) file?

I have a password protected Excel (XLSX) file that I would like to Import into Mathematica. Is there a hidden option in Import ...
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Reading data from Google Docs

I am working on a personal project involving a CloudDeploy[ ] that reads data off a Google Doc and then works with it. Ideally, the Google Doc is either a text document or a spreadsheet which contains ...
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Importing a large Excel file

I'm trying to import a simple Excel file containing 94,000 rows and 52 columns of various types, mostly Reals. It's a 38-MB file. I get this super helpful error ...
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How to validate an XML file against xsd in Wolfram language?

I am planning to write a package to read data which is saved in XML format that should follow some XML schema. As part of the reading I would like to do error checking, namely schema validation. So is ...
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Excluding Specific Rows Using Import[…]

As the question states, I'm trying to import a .csv file but I would like to exclude certain rows (points which I know are bad data). This is easy when the points ...
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Non-ASCII characters in txt file can't be import correctly by Mathematica10

I'm using Mathematica v10.0.2 on Win7. I have a text file in which there are some Chinese characters and I would Import the file into Mathematica as a string by: ...
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Classifying images in mass with URLs and CSV file

I'm looking to train a image classifier with a large number of examples and categories (30,000 & 100). I would then import a file of image URLs that need to be classified, and export the results. ...
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Importing .AVI to mathematica and frame extraction

I'm trying to import frames from a video with the extension .avi, using this piece of Mathematica code: Import["video.AVI", {"Frames", {5, 6}}] But I get this ...
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Import another Notebook as if it were a Package

Is it possible to import the contents of another (existing) notebook into the current namespace in the same way that I can with a package? I know that it would be best to use a ...
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How to import all files of a folder at once?

I know how to import one textfile by calling its name filestring = Import["myfile.tex", "Text"]; Then "filestring" is a string with the myfile content. How do ...
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Importing a VCF file with quoted-printable encoding

The documentation has an example importing a VCF address book file which works fine: Import[ "ExampleData/wolfram.vcf" ] {{FormattedName->Wolfram Research, ...
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Convert quoted printable aka PrintableASCII characters to UTF-8

I have several .eml email files to import. Some of them were saved as quoted-printable 7-bit encoded. I skipped through the Mathematica documentation and found ...
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What does copying Output cell using Copy As > Plain Text actually does? [duplicate]

So, an input cell after evaluation gives an In[X] := str1 = ... Out[X]:= .... If I right click on the right edge of the Out[X]'s cell, and select Copy As > Plain ...
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load NOAA ENC s-57 chart?

Is it possible to load a NOAA ENC s-57 formatted nautical chart into MMA 9.x? Particularly in MMA9.x within the MAC OS? -There does not appear to be any discussion of importing nautical charts ...