# Tagged Questions

Questions dealing with optional named arguments of Mathematica functions.

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### Do you know the options of RandomSeed in ClusteringComponents? [on hold]

ClusteringComponents[data, 4, 1, Method -> "KMeans", DistanceFunction-> EuclideanDistance, "RandomSeed" -> 10] As above, 4 means cluster number, ...
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### Why Mathematica does not Maximize when using parameter

I have recently started using Mathematica and I have got a question using it. I would appreciate if one could help me figuring out how to handle it. I have the following simple maximisation code <...
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### Changing Plot Options for two different graphs under Manipulate

I am trying to plot two discontinuous functions, each with different plot options, using Manipulate. In my code, I have defined a function for $z$ and $sq$ in my code. ...
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### Define return values for a function that is not of type Boolean

I have a function with more than two possible return values. A simplified example is the following function that classifies vertices of a graph according to their degrees: ...
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### How to place window on second screen?

I am trying to open a window on a second screen (a thunderbolt display attached to a macbook pro) that is the full size of the second screen. Here is the command I use: ...
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### AnimationRate not a Manipulate option? [duplicate]

I was trying to set the speed of the Manipulate play button, following this question. Namely, I wanted to specify the option AnimationRate when I have two or more slider controls. However, it seems ...
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### Inconsistent handling of Dynamic option values; intended, omission, or bug?

In answering Dynamic ClipPlanes calculated from current ViewPoint Kuba and I got into a brief exchange regarding how Option values wrapped in Dynamic should be ...
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### OptionsPattern[] taken as a Replacement Rule

I was trying to write my own plot function taking as unit size cm instead of points. I've tried ...
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### Creating Saveable->False notebooks

Bug introduced in 10.3 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.1 Reproduced on Windows 7, 10 Bug confirmed by WRI: [...] It does appear that the Saveable Notebook Option on Windows is not ...
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### Graphs' options vs JournalArticle stylesheet

Bug introduced in 10.4 and persists through 10.4.1 [...] This GridGraph behavior does appear to be a regression in Mathematica 10.4 from earlier versions. As ...
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### Extracting unknown ColorFunction from Plot, Plot3D etc

I wonder if there is a way to extract existing ColorFunction and "override" it with a new function that will depend on original one. This question discusses ...
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### Difference between Initialization Cell and Group

Is there a difference between setting a Cell or a Group of cells to be an Initialization Cell...
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### The very bottom of CellMargins is missing

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persists through 10.4 Edit 16. IV 2016 I've received an answer from WRI Support: [...] It does appear that CellMargins is ...
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### How to assign options to a variable?

I want to redefine a function similar to Plot like this: ...
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### Writing functions with “Method” options

I'd like to implement several behaviors for a particular function using a Method option added to the function definition: ...
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### How does one exchange an option with another one?

Consider an expression with a list of options at its end, like ...
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### How to Set the Ratio of Units of the Axes in a 2D Plot?

Consider the following plot Plot[{Sin[x]}, {x, 0, 2*Pi}, PlotRange -> {{0, 2*Pi}, {-1.05, 1.05}}, AxesLabel -> {x, y}, AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}] It is ...
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### PlayRange option ignored when exporting

I've made use of autohotkey to write a script that plays audio files of piano keyboard notes when I press key-combos. At risk of digressing I will say a little about how it works. I hold one of i,k,m,...
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### How do I configure the input and output layers of a neural network?

I'm confused about how to set some of the basic properties of a neural network structure using Classify. I'm trying to set the basic properties of a simple neural ...
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### What causes the error NotebookEvaluate::nbnfnd?

Help says: NotebookEvaluate can take either a NotebookObject or a filename referencing a notebook file. therefore, I wonder why ...
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### Graphics option to suppress lines between adjoining polygons

In 10.3.1 there was a Graphics option -- it might be a sub-option of Method -- which erases the thin line visible at the join ...
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### How to use a PopupMenu in Manipulate? [duplicate]

I need to build a Manipulate to show one of several functions in 3D. The functions should be selected in the Manipulate box using a PopupMenu, but the documentation isn't very helpfull on this. So ...
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### Creating self destructing notebook

Inspired by this post I've been trying to implement the idea in Wolfram with no success yet. I've come pretty close though and need some help. So I've managed to do this: ...
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### Set absolute options for a function?

How can I set an absolute option for a user-defined function? I understand I can define options like this: ...
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### What syntax refers to “this notebook” object?

I want a notebook to automatically save after any cell is evaluated. I found that I should use the command SetOptions[XXX, NotebookAutoSave -> True] to do ...
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### Cell label not appearing for pasted image

When I paste an image into a notebook the cell has no label. In the Generalized Input Tutorial: https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/GeneralizedInput.html#52003380 they show pasted images ...
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### Unwanted evaluation of RHS of association in FilterRules

FilterRules is a handy function that works on associations, however it does not respect delayed association-values. RuleDelayed ...
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### FormatType with respect to Cell's content

Minimal example: Let's establish a notebook's stylesheet with additional TestStyle which has a FormatType->"CellExpression": ...
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### Petrie polygon projection of a hypercube graph

I am trying to generate the Petrie polygon projection of the 8-cube in Mathematica, like this one: I tried using, for example, the HypercubeGraph function: ...
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### How to put Magnification control in docked cell

I have made a handy toolbar that provides access to menu items that are not visible when I F12 a workbook. I would like to add the following function to a button in the toolbar: ...
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### Setting WholeCellGroupOpener [duplicate]

When I write WholeCellGroupOpener, Mathematica autocompletes it, but it doesn't recognize it (it stays blue instead of turning black). Example: ...
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### Handling options in my function [duplicate]

It seems this should be easy, by I just can not figure out how. I'm making many very similar style plots, so I want to make a function with all the default options specified. Sometimes I need to tweak ...
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### What is recommended way to define my function option

In Mathematica 5.x days many packages used the following standard mechanism to read option values ...
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### Manipulations with options

I have two functions with options, for example f and g ...
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### What is the fundamental difference between “PlotPoints” and “MaxRecursion”?

When making a plot, PlotPoints or MaxRecursion options are used to specify the accuracy or the extent of how detailed the result will be. Ff either of them do the similar job, I think ...
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### Extracting Color Options from BarChart

I would like to extract the colors (i.e., obtain RGBColor[] or other full specification) of the different colors used in a bar chart such as this ...
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### Histogram “PDF” - Workaround for chopped y axis [closed]

My question is about finding a workaround and/or setting of parameters for a problem with the Histogram function and the "PDF" option. This problem occurs when I use Mathematica (Wolfram Cloud ...
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### Check an Option without Evaluation

Consider the following: ...
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### Why isn't Options[] finding all options? [closed]

I've created a plot with 3 non default options. See below. I would like to list these options using the Option[] function. When calling Options on the the plot, ...
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### How to prevent an option from being displayed by Options?

Options[image] This gives a list: ...
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### Using a prompt to set options

I am creating a toolbar. One of the buttons on my toolbar is this setcounter button below. ...
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### Simulated Annealing, SearchPoints and InitialPoints options set at the same time

I have a function that needs to be minimized. Since the function depends on real-time data (which is fetched every few hours, and the function is redefined according to the new data), I have to run ...
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### Programming scripts to create and modify stylesheets: problems with contexts

I am trying to emulate the shift and shift+tab feature in the Outline.nb stylesheet that comes with Mathematica. I added the following code to a private ...