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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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Executing Maple Code Inside Mathematica

Is it possible to create a C++ program using MathLink that will invoke the Maple kernel and execute a very basic Maple command using OpenMaple? I'm envisioning the following: ...
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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 to control external camera via control of external Windows program [closed]

I have no idea if the operation described below can be done at all. I will appreciate your direction to what needs to be done in order to have Mathematica execute an external program and manipulate ...
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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 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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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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Minimal effort method for integrating C++ functions into Mathematica

As of Mathematica 8, what is the minimal effort way to integrate an existing C++ function into Mathematica? I think we have these: MathLink (it was quite long ago I used it last time) communication ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to run Python from within Mathematica?

I know there is some support for running Mathematica from Python, but is there any way to do the reverse. For example, to import some Python classes and use them in Mathematica?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to use Mathematica functions in Python programs?

I'd like to know how can I call Mathematica functions from Python. I appreciate a example, for example, using the Mathematica function Prime. I had search about MathLink but how to use it in Python ...
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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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Mathematica File Organization

Last year I asked how to integrate notebooks to the documentation center in stackoverflow. Back then I was only interested in seeing those notebook and being able to search for them. Unfortunately, it ...
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Calling MATLAB from Mathematica

How can I call MATLAB functions directly from Mathematica and transfer data/variables between the two systems?
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Is it possible to use C# LINQ from Mathematica using .NET/Link?

Using Mathematica's .NET/Link (NETLink`) package, is it possible to call out to .NET's LINQ facilities for list manipulation and other operations?
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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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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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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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RefProp in Mathematica

RefProp by NIST is a program that calculates the thermodynamic properties of fluids. I need to call certain RefProp functions ...
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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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Calling external commands without showing command prompt on windows

I'm playing around with some code that's calling external command-line commands on a windows platform, and when doing this, the command prompt will pop up quickly and then disappear. This is not a ...
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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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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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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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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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ReadList problem related to Record type

A simple file reading issue is baffling me here. I am reading a around 200 MB textual file in .dat format. Now the file contains many lines but to phrase my problem ...
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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. ...