Questions dealing with optional named arguments of Mathematica functions.

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Why I cannot change the AxesStyle of the Plot?

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persists through 10.4.1 I am trying to plot the following single variable function: $$\small\frac{180 \sqrt{\pi ^2-625 t} \left(\pi ^2 (36 t-25)-1500 t \left(45 ...
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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 I'm having difficulties with programmatic creation of non saveable notebooks on Windows with V10.4.1. ...
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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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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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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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Difference between Initialization Cell and Group

Is there a difference between setting a Cell or a Group of cells to be an ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.4 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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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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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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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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Triangle that collapse cells

I'm not very good in English , so is hard to explain but how put the triangle in the left that deploy or collapse a group of cells ?
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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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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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Weird behavior of conditions when using OptionsPattern and OptionValue

I'm trying to define a function that is evaluated differently depending on its options. This code ...
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Manipulations with options

I have two functions with options, for example f and g ...
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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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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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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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Front End options

Inspired by a recent question and others like it, and not finding an existing duplicate, I ask: What is the hierarchy of Front End options? How do they work? How can their values be set and ...
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Can Mathematica check spelling during typing?

I can't see a way to get Mathematica to check my spelling as I type. Is this feature not supported? I've done everything I can think of with my options: Is there a setting I'm missing?
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Labels and tickmarks inside Frame

Is there a way to force Plot and related functions to place the tick labels inside, rather than outside a frame? For example, consider, ...
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Change the height of a function being plotted

How do I alter the height of any function plot using the Plot function? Mathematica seems to limit the height of the plot up to the range of a function and distort ...
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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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Methods for NSolve

I've been using NSolve a moderate (50-100 equations) size system of linear equations and it has been working splendidly (Solve ...
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Default FontFamily for PlotLabel

This is probably a rather basic question and I presume I am simply unable to make proper use of the Options[] function: I am trying to figure out what the default ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a way to programmatically set global preferences?

Can I set global preferences that are accessible via "Edit"->"Preferences" programmatically from within a notebook? As learned from this question, turning off anti-aliasing can make a huge difference ...
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Adding headers and/or footers to a stylesheet

I would like to push a common header(file name and page number) across multiple notebooks using one Stylesheet. I know I can use the header/footer dialog on each notebook individually but this is ...
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How to specify custom graph styles for `GraphStyle`?

There is a way to specify custom themes for plots (Is it possible to define a new PlotTheme?), but themes to not apply to Graph objects, not even to ...
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How to know the string data/settings, of some options/functions

It is known that several functions and options take some sort of input in this form: option->"something" function["something"] The simple example for this is ...