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Auto line breaks in workbench

I have been using Mathematica for a while and thought of using Worbench to structure my project better. However, moving my code from .nb-files to .m-files in a Workbench project does not really work, ...
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How to get rid of Mathematica 10's help tooltips? [duplicate]

Since Mathematica 10 every time your mouse cursor appears above some function or even variable, an annoying tooltip appears offering help: I've become quite used to Mathematica now and I don't need ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no window focus on help browser

The help browser is not getting window focus when clicked on it. Clicking links or buttons in the help browser works without window focus, but copying code or typing in it doesn't. I can get window ...
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Looking for documentation on code editor's color/style highlighting

Where can I find reference documentation (as opposed to, e.g., tutorials, etc.) on the meanings of the various color/style highlightings that Mathematica automatically assigns to code as one types it? ...
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Question about Slider and adding buttons

I would like to add some buttons next to a slider for higher accuracy movements. For instance I have this slider, which has 1-step, pretty easy to use. ...
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Is there a hotkey for the drop down selection/information?

I am more used to typing then using the mouse. I was wondering if there were hotkeys for the drop down list and the info button? What I mean is what I have marked in the picture below. When I ...
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Package editor interface

Is there a way to get rid of the unused space on the left of the package editor? What is it's purpose if I configured Mathematica to not show In and ...
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How to make the Mathematica icon flash in the taskbar?

I have a somewhat long computation running in the background. I would like the Mathematica icon on the taskbar to flash once the computation is done. For example, Microsoft Outlook reminders make the ...
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Dialog-type notebook

I have the following dialog to calculate the product of a and b: ...
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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 ...
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Detecting change of a variable (detect mouse clicks)

I want to do something when the mouse is clicked. But it shouldn't matter where the mouse is clicked, so I can't use EventHandler. Instead, I'm trying to do it like ...
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parenthesis issues

I am having rather unpleasant issues with parenthesis. Sometimes, when I change some part of the code that does not relate to a line with parenthesis, this line suddenly turns red and mathematica ...
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ctags for Mathematica files?

I alway use vi to edit Fortran files. I can use ctags to know which variables and functions I have already defined. Now I use vi to edit Mathematica *.m files. I tried to use ctags for *.m files, but ...
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Response to user interaction inside Manipulate [closed]

I'd like to create a Manipulate with custom objects in the control area (like a circuit diagram) that reacts to the user interacting with the manipulate controls (e....
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Interface design to replace cascading dialogs which don't work

I would like to make a nice Interface of a simulation I wrote, but i don't know how. I want that you run the code and then a window asking for input of some values appears (either in the same ...
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Executing selected code [duplicate]

In current Mathematica interface, if I select some piece of code and press CMD + Shift + Enter, the code is evaluated in place. Replacing the selected part by the evaluated version. The question is: ...
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Program hidden beneath an interface in mathematica [duplicate]

I recently wrote a mathematica code that I would like to distribute to some friends. However, I don't want to give away the code. Is there a way that I can hide the code beneath an interface kind of ...
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Benefits of using Intellij IDEA as Mathematica IDE? [duplicate]

I use Intellij IDEA for Java programming, but have not really considered it for Mathematica. I saw a video with a Wolfram programmer who was describing it as "essential" for him, but from what I could ...
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How can I rewrite my game without using Manipulate?

Snake Games ...
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Serial interface RS232 control

I am using Mathematica 10.3 and Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit. I would like to test a stepper motor by simply sending strings over the serial interface. Is the code below the right way to open the serial ...
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Collapse matching brackets [duplicate]

Well I'm not sure this is a good question for this site, but after reading the FAQ section it appears to be OK, so ... The question is related to the interface and not to computation difficulties. I'...
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Mathematica User Interface Tutorial

There I am looking for Mathematica User Interface Tutorial if anyone know Please provide the Link or description UserInface like Importing file using Buttons poping dialog boxes etc. Any help will be ...
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Can one put event listeners to parts of StandardForm expression?

I have a StandardForm expression Is it possible to add an event listener to the variables, parentheses, and plus signs so that when I click them their color changes for example. Maybe it would be ...
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Update an application on the click of a Button

I am finishing my first program in Wolfram Mathematica 10 and if I have almost completed is essentially thanks to this valuable forum soon where I will try to help too. Basically, now I have this ...
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Interfaces: Importing files, processing them and exporting the results

We have a simple interface with two import file buttons, one field to enter a number $x$, one field to enter a file export name, and one 'Run' button. The mathematical operation when hitting 'Run' ...
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Form with FormFunction problem

I've this form: f[a_, b_] := a + b; form = FormFunction[FormObject[<|"a" -> "Number", "b" -> "Number"|>], f[#a, #b] &]; form[] How I can ...
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Deal with sudo/interactive input in StartProcess

Deal with sudo/interactive input in StartProcess There is a example in document page of StartProcess ...
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passing values between widgets in GUIKit

I am writing a short GUIKit script with one TextField widget that takes the path of the image and a button widget which imports the image. The problem I have is ...
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V10 interface problems

Has anyone noticed the following? Sometimes when I bring up the Help->Wolfram Documentation there is no text field to type into. When I bring up Find and Replace there are two text fields for Find: ...
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Controlling field hints and field size by column in a grid of input fields

I want to have field hints in a 3 x 2 grid input fields, such that there is one hint specific to the input fields in the 1st column and another one for the 2nd column. I also want to adjust the ...
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Como generar aleatoriamente listado de operaciones con numeros racionales con seleccion multiple

Edit: Necesito que Mathematica me genere al azar una lista de operaciones (+,-,*,:) con numeros racionales . La cantidad de elementos de la lista asi como la dificultad de los racionales queda ...
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Calling dynamic functions multiple times

I have a large number of functions which I am combining into packages and will call those functions via a palette. I then use those functions in a notebook and may need to call them several times. The ...
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Mouse motion makes frame disappear in Overlay of long ListPlots

Using M9, OSX 10.8.4, most parts of the Frame in the following overlay disappear (also partially occluding some FrameTicks) ...
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How to remove a bar that blocks some upper space that says “WOLFRAM STUDENT EDITION” so forth? [duplicate]

There is a bar field on the upper screen of Mathematica that occupies some space, that says "Wolfram Mathematica : STUDENT EDITION" so forth. I would like to utilize the field instead of letting it be ...
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Consistency between Enter keys

The notebook tutorial notes that Shift+Enter needs to be pressed to evaluate input; however, for the number pad, only Enter is required. It appears as though the use of Shift is inverted for the ...
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Save open Mathematica Notebook from command line or second Notebook to avoid data loss

I was executing a long Mathematica Notebook over night. The Mathematica instance is running on a Linux workstation (in a vnc server session to be precise). Now I cannot access this session anymore, ...
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How to get the Mathematica output in Python? [duplicate]

I'd like to call Mathematica function in Python. I do it as follows: How to use Mathematica functions in Python programs?. And I can call mathematic function in python and get the print output of ...