# Tagged Questions

Questions on the manipulation of List objects in Mathematica, and the functions used for these manipulations.

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### How to output the entries of two lists as equal without evaluation? [closed]

Question So, for example, I have the code here: ...
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### Alternative for AppendTo [duplicate]

as I'm well aware, using AppendTo for large lists isn't recommended as the function gets progressively slower with each appending done. Lots of suggestions talk ...
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### Automatically generate and manipulate variables in Mathematica

First line is just loading data from a txt.file, so that i get two lists {f1,f2,f3,..},{laser1,laser2,laser3,..}. How can I do the same thing as above in just one line? i.e. I have a list of laser ...
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### Applying slots, one after another for a list [closed]

For this function: Fun[x_] := 3 x^3 + 4 x^2 - 2 x - 1 I apply Map: D[Fun[x], {x, #}] & /@ Range@3 and I get this ...
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### DeleteDuplicates [closed]

After having applied "DeleteDuplicates" to a list of data (15000 rows per 3 columns), when I try to interpolate that list of data it gives me back again: "There are duplicated abscissa points in.." ...
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### How To extract data to plot it from a log file

i want to extract out the data (number) from 'geometry step' and 'total energy' in form of list to PlotList[] it. this is the Log file data log Abstract the Total ...
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### ListPlot with colors

Let's create some sample data n = 100; d00 = Table[{RandomReal[{-1, 1}], RandomReal[{-4, 4}], RandomReal[{-1, 1}]}, {i, 1, n}]; Now I want the following: create ...
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### Export list entries under a certain condition without using loops

I have a big list that contains many 3D- chains (set of points) and for each of them a polynomial. So the structure of my list is for example ...
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### Distinguish hashtag # operator when using multiple functions [duplicate]

I would like to do this list = Append[list[[#]],Map[list2[[1, #]] & , list[[#, 4]], {2}]] & /@ Range[Length[list]]; But I would like to substitute ...
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### TexForm List with Rule

I'm having some difficulty TexForming a list. The output is not what I want. The following is a minimum working example. I've tried every combination of Flatten, ArrayReshape, and Partition to no ...
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### Export many lists without using loops

I have a Mathematica function that creates a RandomWalk chain of length l, by generating random points on the unit sphere and ...
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### Setting the value of a list item

I want to set the value of an item in a list. The code that does this has to work regardless of the depth to the list. For instance set the value of r[[1,1,1,....,1,1]] to 9. Lets say the list called ...
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### Automatic process to replace missing values, coming from a second matrix

I have a large starting matrix with missing values in different columns. I want to replace this missing data as follow. First I have to check the group (last column in starting matrix) and go to a ...
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### Discard Elements of list with given criteria

I have the following list: ...
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### Count pairs from a List

I have a list of numbers: ...
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### Pareto optimal fronts using internal function?

Reading this question: How do I estimate the Pareto front in my multiobjective optimization problem? I found @Daniel Lichtbau's interesting answer. Yet I don't know how such an "internal function" ...
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### Is there a way to PrependTo or AppendTo while flattening the result in the same step?

arr = {1, 2, 3}; PrependTo[arr, {a, b}] (* {{a, b}, 1, 2, 3} *) But, I want (* {a, b, 1, 2, 3} *) I know I can use ...
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### how to apply Alternatives command to delete cases from a list?

I have two lists let say listF = {{7, 2}, {2, 6}, {8, 1}, {1, 7}, {11, 8}, {6, 11}}; and ...
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### Duplicate rows with multiple entries

I have a huge dataset, which looks similar to this: ...
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### Find the minimum element of a row of a matrix and its column index for each row

I am trying to find the minimum value of a row of a matrix and its corresponding column. Please run the code below. OptV is the matrix that I would like to create which must give the output of the ...
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### Find duplicates in list of InfiniteLine

MMA 10 introduced a new function, which can be very convenient: InfiniteLine. Of course, two infinite lines can be described by different arguments: for example <...
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### Matching a Table and a List and building a new Table

I have a Table which includes {Numbers, Probabilities}. For example A= {{1,0.5},{2,0.25}, {3,0.1},{4,0.9}……{100,0.1}}. Put attention that the numbers are 1,2….100 in order. I have a List of random ...
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### How do I encode this replacement rule?

I'm pulling a 5x5 array from a larger array. The small sub-array (call it S) can contain any combination of the symbols A, B or 0. What I'd like to do is: if the array contains any matching pairs ...
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### What's the easiest way to find the closest point in a list of pairs?

I frequently end up in this situation. I have a solution, but I suspect it's the dumbest way of doing it. Frequently, I'll have a list of pairs, for example: ...
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### NRoots Results: From Equations to List of Root Values [closed]

When I use Roots/NRoots, I get a disjunction of conditions as result. The conditions are normally of the type x == value How can I convert this to the list of root values?
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### Creating a custom ListPlot of consecutive points

Here comes some sample data ...
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### How do I split a list of numbers to monotonic sequences?

Suppose I have: list = {1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 8, 7, 3, 1, -3, -2, 6, 7, 80} And I want to split it to: ...
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### Untangling a tangly block of If statements

This is a followup to my previous question: How to simplify block of multiple repetitive If statements? I have another block of If statements, somewhat like the other one I need help simplifying (...
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### Extract every nth character from a string

I'm trying to extract every 21st character from this text, s (given below), to create new strings of all 1st characters, 2nd characters, etc. I have already separated the long string into substrings ...
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### Drop in nested tables?

I want to drop a specified number of elements from a 'table ...
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### How to simplify block of multiple repetitive If statements?

I'm building a boardgame...game in Mathematica. I have the board state represented as a matrix. It's a two player game, and each player (let's call them A & B) only has one type of piece or '...
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### Find the length of the intersection of two lists including duplicates

I have 2 Lists. The first one includes all the numbers from 1 to 10. listA={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10} The second includes ...
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### Pass List / Vector argument through NDSolve to a function

I am trying to pass vector or list as argument to the function from NDsolve.And I am getting these error. Also I am pretty new to stack overflow. Apology if this a possible duplicate. Here is my code. ...
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### Kernel crashes when computing finite difference mixed derivative with respect to y & z but works fine when computing with respect to x & y or x & z?

I am using Mathematica 10.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to solve a set of differential equations using finite difference method on an NxNxN cubic grid (x, y, z directions). I am getting a weird ...
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### Use Map on a Function with two variables

I am new to Mathematica and I would like to find out how to use Map on a function with two parameters such as: ...
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### Enforce monotonicity in a list

Suppose I have a list containing pairs of complex numbers. For example: ...
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### Overlaying square grid and then caculating average of points that fall within each square [duplicate]

Here is a sample of the data. ...
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### Matching the order of a master list of lists from a random list of lists

Using Mathematica 9, I have 2 lists of lists one master with dimensions {300, 6}. The second is some random order but has the same first ...
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### How to generate a limited number of tuples of a list and not all?

I have a question for which I couldn't find an answer: how can we generate only a given number of tuples of a list and not all of them? For instance, I want to have only the first two 3-tuples of <...
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### How to repeat a set of operations on a single data set?

I am very new to Mathematica and I just couldn't figure out the solution for the following problem. I am trying to iterate the following functions for 10 times. For instance, "a" to "fullData". The ...
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### How Do i Extract Only The Coordinates xyz (Number) From This Log file

this Log contains the information of all coordinates of many atoms in a molecular dynamics simulation for a long sequence of time steps, along with some extra information other than the coordinates. ...
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### Duplicating and arranging a list

I have a list, {a,b,c,d,...,z} And I want to duplicate that list n times such that, {a,a,a,b,b,b,c,c,c,....z,z,z}. I ...
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### List manipulation, averaging over lists and fidelity

I want to create vectors from a function poly[α_, β_, δ_, ϕ1_] were several variables (α, β, δ) are randomly sampled from a unit sphere. Then I want to vary another ...
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### Plotting cicle using ListPlot

How can I plot circle plot with ListPlot function or how to organize data to produce circle plot from ListPlot function ? If u do something like this ...
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### Replace list element with element from another list based on condition

I Have a list on integers and another list of "duplicates". E.g. start={{3},{1},{2},{4}}; duplicates={{1,4,7},{5,6}} I would like to substitute each element of ...
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### Creating Average Grid data from Co-ordinate and value data

Consider a list: ZXV = {{z1, x1, v1}, {z2, x2, v2},........................} where $z$ is Z co-ordinate, $x$ is X co-ordinate, $v$ is the value at the point $i$....
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### Iterating KroneckerProduct[] and returning the result from a function

I am trying to write a function which will take a matrix m and an integer i as inputs. Then it will compute the Kronecker product of m with itself i times and return the result. The code is as follows....
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### How to determine distance of periodic features in measured dataset

I have a list of x- and y-values associated with a measured height (z-values). Part of the list is plotted below. As you can see, there is a periodic arranged structure, namely a cross. Now I would ...
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### factoring a phrase of matrix elements and calculating main eigenvalues

I have a question containg two parts: 1-If we have a matrix as ...