MathLink is a suite of Mathematica functions that implement a protocol for the communication/interfacing of Mathematica with external programs.

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Mathlink program with low cpu usage on linux machines only

Question I am incorporating some c++ code via Mathlink into my simulations in Mathematica. My questions involves the execution efficiency of the c++ code on different machines. For example, on my ...
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Connect Frontend to Kernel Started by JVM via JLink

I have a MathKernel started and controlled via JLink from a JVM. The $CommandLine for this kernel is: ...
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Efficiently determining if 3D points are within a surface composed of polygons

This is the 2nd part of a previous question which I edited to make into 2 separate questions: Extracting polygons from 3D contour plot surface As an extension of my earlier question involving simple ...
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WSTP Callbacks into CDF

Essentially, what I am trying to find out is the limitation of the WSTP/LINK protocols in Enterprise-licensed CDF. Specifically, are any callbacks to the kernel from those protocols allowed in CDF , ...
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Compiling 64bit MathLink code under cygwin on Windows 7

I am aware that building MathLink executables is not without its challenges. However, I am trying to compile the MathLink example 'addtwo' from a makefile within cygwin on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine. ...
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Mathlink and Fortan: A list with more than 10 elements as result [closed]

I have a problem with Mathlink (Mathematica 9.0), form which I call a Fortran subroutine which should return a list of 13 numbers. I have written a C-wrapper to call the Fortran subroutine (called ...
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How to wait until a Listen mode link gets connected to?

Suppose we create a link like this: link = LinkCreate["mylink", LinkMode -> Listen] How can we wait until this link gets connected to by another process, and ...
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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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Cannot launch MathLink from C

I am trying to launch a MathLink from a 64bit C dll that I am building, using the following code: ...
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Undocumented WolframLibraryData::evaluateExpression

It seem there's this promising function in the callback object provided to MathLink C functions: ...
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How to return escaped characters from MathLink?

I'd like to return Greek symbols through MathLink from a C function. However, returning the usual escape sequence (such as \[Alpha]) does not seem to work. Here's a minimal example .tm file ...
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How to do assignments through MathLink?

In Mathematica I can make the assignment 'foo = bar' with Set[foo,bar]. However, if I try to evaluate 'Set[foo,bar]' through MathLink then it appears that MathLink gets stuck while trying to read ...
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Correct use of Mathlink's MLGetRealList

I am attempting to use Mathlink from C. I have managed to return single values from mathlink to my c program, but I am having trouble with lists. Consider the Mathematica operation: ...
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MathLink c++ passing lists of real values simple example

So this may come down to me not being a very competent programmer but I am struggling with passing list from Mathematica via MathLink that aren't of integers. The final code I am hoping to get out of ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Mathlink addtwo

I was needing to use Mathlink to call some c++ code so I thought I would learn from the basic examples but I am running into strange issue. Following the procedure outlined from the Mathematica ...
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Multiplayer game in Mathematica: how to communicate between kernels?

This may have been asked already, but I am considering making a game in Mathematica that two people can play. However, the issue with my idea is that the other player can't view the cards of the first ...
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Pass Real32 to Mathlink

I've written a Mathlink program that is called from Mathematica 9. It works very well but currently uses double precision numbers in the C++ function. I've already replaced them with floats in C++ ...
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Multiple scripts run using same kernel

I have an external program that calls Mathematica scripts upon certain events. Each script requires a large Mathematica library to load (takes a while). Is there some way to run an initial script ...
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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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Reading Error Message from Mathematica using Mathlink C++

I am developing an UI on Visual Studio C++ and communicating with Mathematica using Mathlink. I create a function via Mathlink and in that function, I coded in such a way that it gives a message ...
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Hide MathKernel Tab on Taskbar when using C++ [duplicate]

I am connecting to MathKernel.exe using C++ via MathLink on Windows. Hence, to create the link, this is what I use: ...
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Read expression from Mathematica via Mathlink C++

This is a simple C++ program to send an expression to the_Mathematica_ Kernel and get its response. ...
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MLEvaluate() Function Gives Error

I am trying to link my C++ program to Mathematica Kernel. I am trying to use the MLEvaluate() evaluate but I receive an error while compilation. My codes are as below: ...
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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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MathLink Graphical Output (Plots) to File

In a custom Mathematica frontend based on MathLink I try to make use of plots produced in Notebooks. The idea is to write them to files whenever they get produced. According to C-code snippets I ...
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MathLink wrapper for NIntegrate

I wonder if I can benefit from the Mathematica numerical quadrature routines in a way which integrates completely into an existing C-program. To be more specific I have C-program which does numerical ...
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Set form of all output to InputForm

I try to interact with mathematica using MathLink for symbolic computations. By default it returns strings such as 2\012-1 + E\012-------\012 3\012 E if the ...
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Creating a C++ project with Visual Studio 2010

I am trying to create a GUI using Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2010 by calling Mathematica in my codes. I have done everything step by step as mentioned here Then I wrote this code as mentioned in ...
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Calling Mathematica from Visual Studio - example

I am trying to set up a connection between Visual Studio 10 and Mathematica 8.0 on a Windows system. I found several sources of information on the Wolfram website, but I get entirely lost. Most of the ...
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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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Passing Mathematica function via MathLink or LibraryLink to c (or c++)

I want to numerically solve the heat equation. To do so I wrote a program in C++ - It is a BVP $(\alpha T +\kappa \frac{\partial T}{\partial r}=f(t))$, where $f(t)$ is an arbitrary function, whose ...
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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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LinkSnooper troubles on Windows

I'm trying to get LinkSnooper up and working on a Windows 7 machine to monitor the interaction between the Mathematica front end and MathLink. I'm facing great troubles following the instructions ...
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Type conversion: LibraryLink mint vs. MathLink integer type

Assume the following situation: I have a WolframLibrary function which gets as parameter an integer tensor (which is for simplicity of rank 1) and the function should return an integer list through ...
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Returning multiple results from a LibraryLink function

What is the best way to return multiple inhomogeneous results from a LibraryLink function? Imagine that the result of a single computation is several tensors of different dimensions and several ...
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Can you set up a remote kernel for computation and a local kernel for predictive interface?

I am able to launch remote kernels from my Windows box to our Linux cluster that has the data I need and the capacity to run analysis (numerous & speedy cores, spacious memory, etc.). Works ...
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J/Link: getArray2() returns wrong array

I want to convert a matrix from Mathematica to an int[][] in Java. I use the code below: ...
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How to close all other MathKernel before opening the new one?

I use MathLink to call Mathematica from C program. After any opening to Mathematica, I do close the connection. However, I don't know why some connections are ...
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Mathlink works strangely

I have problem when using mathlink, the source code is quite simple: ...
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MathLink linking error after OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) upgrade

After macosx 10.9 mavericks upgrade i have a compilation problem, you can see below. Even the examples given in ...
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MathLink compile errors

Don't you just love it when your computer is working fine, you work with some good examples, everything is wonderful and your relationship with your computer is the best? I do. But what happens when ...
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Read return value as string by Mathlink.h

I'm using "mathlink.h" to call Mathematica from a C program. I send a computation to Mathematica and its return result is a very big number (100 digits). Hence, I want to read that number as a string. ...
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MathKernel doesn't return all Messages

In Mathematica I run this command: Plot[Sin[x], {x, 1, 15}, GridLines -> error] It generates a Plot with this error message: A GridLines specification ...
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Transferring a large amount of data in parallel calculations

This question is inspired by one of @whuber's answers Consider the following code: ...
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MathKernel with `-noprompt` hangs indefinitely when converting simple TeX expression

If I enter MathKernel -noprompt -run 'ToExpression["1", TeXForm]; Exit[]' the kernel hangs, apparently while running TeX.exe ...
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Example program for calling Mathematica from C

I want to call Mathematica from a C program. Suppose I have two numbers x =2 and y=3. I want to define the x, y in a C program and call Mathematica and I want Mathematica to do the sum and return me ...
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What leads to Mathlink connection lost when running

My C program called Mathematica several times during the execution. However, after 4 or 5 times Mathematica stopped and then I got this message. /home/sec/.Mathematica/Licensing/mathpass:3: The ...
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FrontEndTokens, MathLink, and Serializer.exe

I have been using some basic MathLink programming in my work and wanted to create some more sophisticated MathLink programs. I came across the book "MathLink: Network Programming with Mathematica", ...
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MathLink and writing *.tm files

My goal is to use MathLink to access the functions in sofa (Standards of Fundamental Astronomy) So far I have had mixed success. I have very little C programing experience so I am hoping to get ...