# Tagged Questions

Specify and control how Mathematica formats its output, including rich text, equations and graphics.

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### Some _atomic elements' TreeForm looks confusing with Level in appearance

In[1]:= Level[1/2,{-1}] Out[1]= {1/2} TreeForm[1/2] ...
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### Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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### Telling mathematica to output * instead of space for multiplication, so I can copy as plain text

I am trying to get some symbolic expressions in Mathematica which I would like to paste into my C/MATLAB codes. This can be accomplished nicely by selecting the expression and right-clicking to ...
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### Notebook vs. DocumentNotebook; display a Notebook inline, like a DocumentNotebook

If you evaluate a DocumentNotebook[] expression in the front-end, it nicely displays inline, inside of an output cell in the current notebook: For my purposes, <...
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### Combination of CellPrint and PrintTemporary, or DisplayForm for Cells

I'm programmatically generating some formatted output that generates a cell in the form of a Cell[] expression. For instance, the output might be ...
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### Why don't these styling rules work when viewed in TableForm?

m = RandomInteger[{-5, 5}, {10, 10}]; m /. {x__, y_ /; y > 0} -> Style[{x, y}, Red] % // TableForm When m without style ,...
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### Mathematica output in ASCII or larger text size for the output?

I am trying to read the output of this code that has crosses, circles and spaces. For some reason, the output is in very-very small alphabets so I would like to get it in ASCII and/or in larger ...
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### Making large tables easy to read with frozen headings and scrollbars [duplicate]

I would like to represent a table containing a large amount of information in such a way that I can (a) use scrollbars and (b) have table headings that don't scroll off the screen [just like the Free ...
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### How can I make a cell that contains an image which can be shifted?

When you're looking at some help pages, they may have cells containing images which can be shifted within the cell by left-clicking and dragging the mouse. Here is a sample: tutorial/...
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### iterate method to find roots

This code gives the roots (lambda-values) of eq1 by using iteration. ...
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### How do I get Mathematica to show a number in non-exponential form? [duplicate]

Sometimes I make a calculation in Mathematica that produces a big number, which Mathematica shows like so: -1.52522*10^7 This is annoying to me, because I want ...
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### How can a 3DBarChart be made to be fixed size and proportions?

I have a 3DBarChart that adds bar graphs as would be required by the dataset, but as it gets wider runs off the page and can not be printed. Is there a way to fix the height & width of the ...
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### TableForm behavior change

In an older version NoteBook, I was able to specify some options for TableForm, which enabled the printing of an expression in a simple fashion: ...
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### How can I solve precision problem [duplicate]

I want to set 2 decimal places, whether it's real Number or anything.for that purpose I wrote the following function. ...
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### How to delete duplicate solutions of this system of equations?

I want to find vertices (has integer coordinates) of the triangle $ABC$ with the centorid is $G(1,1)$ and orthocenter is $H(3,3)$. I tried ...
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### How to make traditional output for derivatives

Hello again after some pause. i have a problem how to present partial derivatives in traditional form, not as Mathematica gave it to me in its notation. So I want to present this ...
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### How can I fix Mathematica's text line-breaking algorithm not to line-break so soon?

I have some custom plotting functions that simplify the placement of footnotes and source notes under the plot. It is important that the line length of the footnotes fills up the available space and ...
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### PaddedForm adds an additional padding character

I would like to get a sequence from "01" to "10". I tried ...
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### How can I format a table to look nice?

I have this code, but I would like to see the results well formatted. How can I obtain a well formatted data with alignment similar to this one? Instead, I obtain the result you see here (click to ...
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### How can I efficiently write formatted data to a Gaussian Cube file?

I am working with data files that contain information about electronic wave functions. The data format is specified by the quantum chemistry program Gaussian. I need to import the data, manipulate ...
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### How to apply tags to expression terms?

I often see on this site and at the mathgroup the repeated questions on how to rearrange expression that Mathematica "likes" to keep in one form, but the user prefers in another. Consider this trivial ...
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### Output format in MatrixForm

I have a correlation matrix, which I want to display in the following format: 2 decimal places (e.g., -0.56) number signs "+" and "-" (e.g., +0.76 or -0.34) I've tried many different things, but I ...
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### Negative power instead of fraction [duplicate]

Solve returns a solution in the form {{ x -> y / a^2 + y^2 / a^7 }}. Since I want to process the input (with another program) in terms of Laurent polynomials, I ...
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### How do I edit the background of Axis labels in my plot?

I'm using the standard report stylesheet in Mathematica and when I output a plot, I've set it up so that I get a white background, however the axis labels still have a gray background. How do I change ...
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### How to apply multiple format to a list

I have a nested list like matrix = {{1.2345664, 2.38673956, 3.567846}, {0.00034554, 124.4554654, 6.34543}, {0.0000233, 244.34454, 2}} and I want to apply ...
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### Write a table to a file

I want to compute a multidimensional table in Mathematica and write it to an external file. Here is a simple example. I have three lists x, ...
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### Replace very small numbers by zero in the output of a list

I have a long nested list, but many elements are numbers of order 10^-18 or less, e.g. ...
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### Help on output formatting

Again, I am writing homework sheets. I have tried ...
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### Dynamically show a specific number of the fractional part's digits

What is the fastest way to cut off all n z digits of the fractional part of a real number? (For example 12390.20934230) I came up with this so far: ...
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### How do I get a two-term polynomial with a leading negative sign to display in the correct (i.e. textbook) order?

The first three expressions evaluate as expected and the polynomial is displayed in what I would call "textbook" form. The last expression, however, switches the order of terms. Mathematica employs ...
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### Formatting Equation Output Neatly

I looked around and couldn't find the answer to this anywhere, so I'm sorry if this is a bad question - I'm pretty new to mathematica. I wrote a program to help me compute some annoying series ...
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### Soft-Match String Comparison

I have a list of names in which I would like to check for duplicates. However, within the list, the duplicates may not show up as exact duplicates of each other - for instance, ...
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### Wrapper for inexact numeric complex numbers that maintains polar form

Related question: How can I convert a complex number a+b I to the exponent form A Exp(I phi)? Mathematica insists on displaying complex number in form a+I b when <...
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### How do I display an expression with negative powers?

How do I display an expression with negative powers? Mathematica seems to always invert a term with a negative rational power. None of the following work: ...
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### How to output Mathematica Lists as a Table to a file?

Given the following List: ...
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### Why this code is considerably slower in version 9?

I have a Mathematica code for computing and plotting the density which corresponds to a given potential. The following code was written few years ago using version ...
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### How to change the output format of a built-in function

Is it possible to change the output of build-in functions? I would like to change the output for IdentityMatrix[n] to "I", so I tried ...
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### How to substitute $x$ in a expression $f(x)$ but not calculate the value of the $f(x)$ at the point $x$?

I want to subtitute $x = 1$ into the expression $$f(x)=x^2 + 3 (x^2 - m^2) + \sqrt{x^2 + 1}$$ but I don't calculate the value $f(1)$, that is mean, I want $$1^2 + 3(1^2-m^2)+\sqrt{1^2 + 1}.$$ If I ...
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### How do I get my equation to have the form $(x-a)^2 + (y-b)^2 + (z-c)^2-d = 0$?

I want Mathematica to express the equation $$-11 - 2 x + x^2 - 4 y + y^2 - 6 z + z^2=0$$ in the form $$(x - 1)^2 + (y - 2)^2 + (z - 3)^2 - 25=0$$ How do I tell Mathematica to do that?
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### Giving value to a constant so that Mathematica simplifies the answer without having to do the whole operation again

I am doing some nasty integrals trying to fill in a matrix, and to save computation time, I set my hbar to be a constant of undefined value, so the answer it spits out consists of a real number plus ...
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### How to change an expression to Fortran90 form?

I have a large expression produced by Mathematica. To use this expression in my Fortran program I need to change it to a Fortran90 form. I am not satisfied with the ...
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### Using CellPrint with a TraditionalForm string

I am trying to use CellPrint to print a cell that asks a user to solve an equation. This equation is randomly generated right beforehand, and I would like to have it print in Blue. The whole Cell ...
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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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### How to export data files using specific format

Very often, I have to export data files from Mathematica. These output files contain several columns and hundreds of lines with data. For the sake of the question let's create a sample list ...
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### How to get special solutions of this system of equations?

I only want to get all the solutions of this system of the solutions with a value of $k$, we have the same values ​​of $m$ ...
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### How to make rational expressions formatted using FractionBox

This is what I get using Mathematica 9.0.1. Instead I want this: I know how to use MakeBoxes, Format and I thought this code would work: ...
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### How to change brackets in TraditionalForm output

I'm trying to improve TraditionalForm's output by using different brackets when there are more than one. For instance, instead of $u(v(r(b))))$, I'd like to get \$u\{...
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### How to copy/paste an OverHat symbol into Microsoft Word 2010 properly?

I have problem with output traditional form of sign above the constant. When I copy/paste in word it is far away up. Is there solution for this? ...
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### How to get a more traditional-looking for protected constants [duplicate]

Is there any solution to make rule to export as a traditional form protected constants. Here is example which doesn't work. ...
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### How to display detailed output in Mathematica [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get a “step by step” evaluation in Mathematica How does Mathematica integrate? I want to display more detailed output from a calculation. The default command for ...