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Get a “step-by-step” evaluation in Mathematica

Is it possible in Mathematica to get a step-by-step evaluation of some functions; that's to say, outputting not only the result but all the stages that have led to it? If so, how does one do it? ...
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Extracting the coordinate of a particular point of interest from a ListPlot

Is there a way to obtain the coordinate of a point of interest in a ListPlot? As an example, I have a list containing many sets of 2D coordinates and the plot ...
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How to create interrelated sliders?

Say I want a slider that controls the value of $x$ and another slider that controls the value of $2x$, how would I go about it?
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How can I get Manipulator control elements to appear on one line?

By default Manipulator produced by Manipulate with Appearance -> "Open" option have two ...
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Creating “detached” plots

Is it possible to create detached interactive plots in Mathematica like those in Matlab, Jupyter (IPython), rather than inline ones? This is interactive GIF from Rodeo IDE for Python as an example, ...
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Restrict Sensitivity of Locators in LocatorPane

We can restrict the movement of locators in a LocatorPane as follows: In the following example, the first locator's movement is confined to the x-axis and the ...
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Does Mathematica have a built-in date picker?

Does Mathematica have an interactive date input control that lets the user choose a date by browsing to a calendar view and returning the selected date as a date list? For example, something like the ...
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How to place CDF file in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint or in interactive PDF file?

I would like to create a presentation for my lecture in which I would use Mathematica CDF files. Let's say I want to have such interactive content: ...
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Want Interactive PlotRange of Graphics[{}]

I am trying to do: ...
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How to change the aspect ratio with drawing tool?

I'm drawing an image in editing an slide show with the drawing tools. But the aspect ratio of the created drawing seems fixed and not changeable with mouse dragging the border and corner as in other ...
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Can individual locators in LocatorPane be temporarily disabled?

This follows up on another question about the sensitivity of Locators in a a LocatorPane. I would like to be able to enable/disable individual locators in a LocatorPane. In the simplified version of ...
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VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes?

In GraphPlot, I'd like to use VertexRenderingFunction (VRF) and have the resulting object behave the same way under dragging verticies as it does when I do not use VRF. The same issue occurs for ...
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Is there a way to require confirmation for execution of certain cells?

Often I have Notebooks where I generate several images and export them into files. Now when I want to change one image, I'd like to just re-evaluate the complete notebook, however I generally do not ...
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Interactive grid

I would like to create an interactive grid, whereby one number from a grid is selected by the cursor ("3" in the example below), and all other numbers in the grid are highlighted that are related to ...
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How do we make a negative integer out of a string of a negative number and vice-versa?

Negative numbers are not taken into consideration by mathematica's built-in functions. FromDigits["-2"] Gives me this message: ...
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Interaction of InputField with Row (but not Column, Grid or Panel)

In Mathematica 9, there's an interaction between InputField and Row. The following fragment (without or without ...