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Printing problem in our campus lab

We have 12 iMacs in our computer lab at our college. Our students are having problems trying to print (to a black and white printer) their notebooks. Testing one students notebook (about 6 pages with ...
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Exporting 2D & 3D graphics for use in Adobe Illustrator

I have recently (perhaps since Mathematica Version 10?) encountered a change in how PDF images are saved and how they behave after being loaded into Adobe Illustrator (v16.0.4 under Mac OS X 10.10.5). ...
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How can I wrap a C++ object in WSTP?

I am trying to wrap a sophisticated C/C++ API in Mathematica using WSTP, but can't work out how to return a pointer to a C/C++ data structure. This object was created on the C/C++ side of the wrapper, ...
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Why doesn't Import work with XOWA offline Wikipedia database?

I'm having trouble with importing HTML from XOWA offline wikipedia database. I set up a local server for datamining, but I can't access it with Mathematica. I can request a HTML page with ...
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Mathematica-exported PDFs placed in Illustrator documents keep disappearing

This question is regarding interoperability between Adobe Illustrator and Mathematica. Illustrator has a File → Place... function which can insert complete figures inside Illustrator documents. ...
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Does Mathematica have a plug-in for communicating with an Android device?

I am trying to take input from an Android device, do some processing in Mathematica and pass the final output back to the device, so I need a plug in to communicate to an Android device.
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How to trigger Emacs to open a file from Mathematica? [duplicate]

I thought Run will do the trick: Run["emacs -q " <> myfile] Run["! emacs -q " <> myfile] But it does not! I'm ...
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Internal coupling of Fortran and Mathematica codes

I am writing a code in Mathematica. There is another code in Fortran which needs boundary conditions (as inputs) to run. Fortran inputs are the outputs of the Mathematica code. I can do this manually ...
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Running external program from command line

This command works on Windows: ReadList["!" <> "echo hello", String] Assuming the "!" suggests Windows command shell (verified as ...
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Exchange variable value between Mathematica and Autohotkey script

I have a script written with AutoHotkey and would like to send some data to and from Mathematica. For now I am using the CopyToClipboard[] function in Mathematica ...
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Using Wolfram Library Reference in Excel VBA

Long time ago I did this question to MathGroup, but without success. In Excel VBA, in Tool/References, there is a option called "Wolfram Mathematica Control 8.0 Type Library" I belive that ...
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Step-by-step instruction to Install C Compiler

I remember using C compiler on my previous computers, and I never had any problems installing them. At this time, however, I failed to work through the instructions provided in Mathematica ...
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How to integrate Mathematica with other software

Mathematica is a fantastic platform for Mathematical analysis, physics, quantitative finance and most realms of scientific work. However, it doesn't serve well for general purpose programming, in ...
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Retrieve rendered graphics via WSTP

I am planning on using Mathematica as calculation and rendering backend for an application, i.e., call Mathematica via WSTP and use EvaluatePacket to have it ...
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Handling error in WSTP program C/C++

I have a program, written in C++, which uses WSTP to communicate with Mathematica 10 (i.e., linked using Install["name_program"]). How should my code report an ...
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How to call rsync from Mathematica?

I've tried following a few answers on how to control processes from Mathematica, but none of them are working for me. I am using rsync to download some files with flags for resumeability and ...
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Interact with external program

I'm using NMinimize with Mathematica 7 using an external Fortran program to get the target value to minimize. I'm doing it using RunThrough with the variables as ...
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How can I integrate Open-CV with Mathematica?

I would like to run Open-CV functions from within Mathematica, can anyone figure out how to do this?
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Importing sobj sage objects?

I am working with a sage-math object. With some older versions of Mathematica it was possible to send data directly but the function doesn't work with Mathematica 9. What are my options to import a ...
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Is it possible to move .mx file from one server to other?

I have mathematica file in one server along with .mx file. Is there any way to move the .mx file from one server to other such ...
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How can I trans-compile Mathematica into another language?

I'm looking for an exhaustive list of source-to-source compilers to all other languages, if any exist that is.
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How to call external commands with parameters on Win7?

I'm trying to use the Win7 command prompt from a Mathematica notebook. I'd like to do a couple simple things, but I can't seem to get the syntax straight: open explorer.exe in a specific location ...
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Compatibility of Mathematica 10 and Endnote 7 on OS X

Given the new updates, are EndNote 7 and Mathematica 10 compatible when running on OS X?
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How to trigger UNIX command-line command from Mathematica notebook?

At UNIX command line, one can run ls -la $HOME. How to trigger this from Mathematica notebooks? Run["!ls -la $HOME"] ...
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Calling Sage functions from Mathematica

I recently found a very useful open-source math software called Sage, which provides many useful functions lacking in Mathematica. Since I'm more used to the Mathematica language instead of the ...
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What devices are supported by the connected devices framework?

One of the new features in v10 is support for connected devices. How can I find out if a particular device is supported by Mathematica? Is there a complete list? Is support being added continually? ...
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Wikipedia People only search

I am trying to search people from Wikipedia(For example .*John.* in REGEX). The following query is close, but it isn't generalized like ...
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Can Apple's Numbers spreadsheet link to a Mathematica function?

I use Apple's Numbers spreadsheet for a single thing, a double entry accounting model to understand complicated financial transactions. A current model depends on the value of a single initialization ...
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Control Object Annoyance

This may seem like is a trivial annoyance, but it really is a control object "convenience of use" issue. Example: I want to use a popup menu to determine which Excel worksheet I take data from, as ...
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Load a Mathematica Notebook using .Net code

I have gotten a tremendous amount of information from the question posted at (Load a Mathematica Package via .Net code), which my application is very similar to. Specifically in that thread, the ...
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Converting code in other languages to Mathematica code

Do you know of any work being done on the idea of bringing in code from languages like PERL, PHP, Python, etc.? That is import the code in some way and then convert it to Mathematica code?
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Clojuratica setup

I am trying to get Clojuratica set up (MMa v 9 free trial) (on a Mac running Mavericks) I am following the instructions in "Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook" but have also followed the instructions: ...
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Calling Mathematica from Lazarus/Freepascal

I will appreciate if anyone can give me an hint about freepascal and mathematica mathlink communication. I'd like to build a Form using Lazarus/freepascal that call mathkernel. I'm trying to move ...
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Exported PDF copy-and-pastable

Is it possible to export pdf documents that allow the user to copy and paste the exported code/text? The following table demonstrates what is pasted after copying the example symbols from a pdf ...
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Calling Mathematica from Java

I'm trying to write a Java program that uses Mathematica code, but when I compile it, a window appears asking for MathLink. I enter ...
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How do I evaluate Mathematica expressions and insert them in a LaTeX file?

I want to make use of Mathematica as the backend to solve some computations used in my LaTeX input file. As I have no knowledge to make it in Mathematica, I used Maxima as explained in the following ...
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How can multiple null terminated strings be handled in a DLL-function result?

I am trying to connect a classic System Dynamics tool (Vensim DSS) with Mathematica using a DLL that is included in Vensim DSS. Reading though the instructions on how to define DLL functions on how to ...
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Reading non-tabular data with NaN-s from file

A NaN stands for an entry that is not a number/undefined/missing/infinite/etc. On my machine the C code printf("%f", 0/0.) produces ...
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calling mathematica code in Python [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is any working example of calling mathematica 9 outputs in python? or plotting mathematica output in python?
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Using Read for calling external command does not release file handle

The standard and robust method for piping to/from external commands under Windows is to create a temporary file, save the input into it, pipe it to the command and save its output to a second file. ...
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calling a batch or executable application on Windows

How to run a batch file, send commands and collects output on windows Run["!C:\\runme.bat"] it outputs 1 and a window appears and then disappears. I also want ...
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Is it possible to interact with an external program's command-line interface?

I am performing a calculation in Mathematica which relies on calls to an external program that acts as a black box for calculating a function $f$, and I would like to know if it is possible for ...
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How do you get a list of filenames from a URL?

How would I get a list of filenames available at a URL? For example, list the files at: http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/cmb/drought/weekly-palmers/2005/
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How do I resolve the “Specified file is not a MathLink executable” in SerialIO package?

I've read and tried the previous StackExchange suggestions here about installing the SerialIO package (including placing SerialIO in the same folder as init.m and and editing the init.m file per ...
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How can I transfer mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple?

Is there a simple way to copy mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple (or at least in one direction)? I mean only expressions built from numbers and predefined mathematical functions, ...
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How can I use Dynamic to run a script when a new file is added to a directory?

I have an external program saving files to some directory on my hard disc. I'd like to run a script that imports and runs a script on each file as it is added to the directory. Is there a simple way ...
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Making a C++ callable .lib or .dll file from a Mathematica notebook [duplicate]

MATLAB supports conversions of their function files into C++ callable libraries. I was wondering if the same feature is also available in Mathemathica? If yes, can you please guide me where I can ...
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Randomness test suites that can be invoked from Mathematica

There are several test suites referenced at csrc.nist.gov designed to test a (pseudo-)random byte sequence for randomness, and discover possible skews, correlations, patterns, or other hidden ...
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Interfacing with a LabJack

I have a LabJack U3-HV and I wanted to use it with Mathematica to interface some hardware. I cannot find any information on the Internet; if I have to use Python, I will, but I would rather use ...
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RLink and R v3.0.1?

Running InstallR["RHomeLocation" -> "C:\\Program Files\\R\\R-3.0.1"] results in a popup box titled "Version Mismatch" saying Error: R.DLL version does ...