Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 8.0.1' Why does the following plot no use the global PlotMarkers option? ...
Suppose you want to create a function which has optional arguments. Maeder's book "Programming in Mathematica" covers the topic extensively up to version 3, but some things have changed/evolved since ...
There is an example in the Alignment documentation (it also appears in the Grid documentation): ...
Not all functions seem to work with SetOptions. e.g. ...
It used to be quite straightforward to change the default settings of a notebook in terms of inputs, outputs, text styles and font sizes in previous versions of Mathematica using initialization cells ...
There are commands like NonlinearModelFit or NDSolve that have the option Method it ...
I like to build sophisticated plots by combining simpler ones with Show. Typically this involves setting non-default Plot-Options with the different ...
Mathematica has a lot of undocumented or poorly documented options. How does one go about working out if there is an undocumented option that might solve a particular problem? How does one work out ...