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How to prevent expressions like b-a from being transformed to -a+b? [duplicate]

When I enter some expression like a-b, it is shown as I want, i.e. as I entered it. But in some cases the variables aren't sorted alphabetically, and entering e.g. ...
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displaying Laurent polynomials nicely

I have some 2-variable Laurent polynomials in $q$ and $t$, and I'd like to collect powers of $q$ and display them without using fractions, and to sort the terms by the power of $q$. For example, I'd ...
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Panel size undesired behaviour

This is next question from the series: better avoid Panel if you care about details. previous about FrameMargins In the ...
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Solving Heat equation [closed]

I want to compute the exact solution of the heat equation but I got an error. u(x,t) (equation of transmition of heat) is the solution of this differential equation: $$du/dt - \alpha d^2u/dx^2 = 0$$ ...
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Output of the comand Put

I have a do loop in which I "Put" a ListPlot of a list in every iteration by doing Put[ListPlot[list],"file"] While the process is running and is still not ...
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HypergeometricPFQ

I am trying to get a simple but relatively ugly result out of the following summation, however, mathematica gives me an expression which includes HypergeometricPFQ. Obviously, I am doing something ...
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Simplify looks ugly [closed]

I use Simplify mostly to make expressions look neat. However, Mathematica often does not produce expression in, what I consider, the optimal way. Look at this: ...
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Set Page Width of PDF

I have a very simple question. I am using the student version of Mathematica 9, and I often do my homework in it. I type up a notebook, and then save it as a PDF using the "save as" option. However, ...
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How to change the order of the variables in an output? [duplicate]

I have this output: a(b + c)d + 3 But I want it to become like this: ad(b + c) + 3 How can I do that? Is there a way ...
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How do I NOT change the input/output number when editing?

I tried to search for a topic on this, but didn't seem to find anything, so here goes. I'm pretty new to Mathematica, so there are a lot of things I don't know yet, but one thing is pretty annoying ...
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Generating a list of questions (simultaneous equations)

I am trying to create a list of simultaneous equations showing steps, where I only need to change a, b and the question number, and maybe a couple of minor things about q (where q is the factored ...
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Converting from TableForm to Grid

I wonder if there is an easy way to convert from TableForm to Grid. I have an existing data format that uses the Table function that I’d like to prettify…. Let’s setup a nested table as follows: ...
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Can I Print to a different notebook? (within the context of the same kernel)

Please imagine a simple loop: For[i=1,i<=100,i++, Print[i]; ]; We can ask Print[] to output $(1,2,3,4,...)$ to a ...
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specify field width in Print

I would like to format the output. For example, the following code gives ...
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Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu?

Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu? This effect is possible using TabView, but I would much prefer using ListPicker. Below is a simplified version of my code. ...
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Explicit multiplication * sign in Mathematica [duplicate]

I need to turn my Mathematica output (in string form) to a form that I then need to feed to Maple, and specifically I'd need all multiplications to be marked by * (as opposed to x or, as it happens ...
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Combine multiple outputs into a pane [closed]

Probably unnecessary detail: So here's what I'm envisioning. I have several outputs from different calculations (perhaps several ListAnimated tables of GraphicsGrids of plots). In one, I did all the ...
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Generating an editable table that can be used as input

Say I have a number $n_{max}$. I want a command to generate a table like 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 ... nmax nmax where the second column is editable, and this table can be ...
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Preventing numeric constants from being pulled out of square roots

If I input Sqrt[2 g], Mathematica automatically pulls out the 2 and returns Sqrt[2] Sqrt[g]. ...
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Make output be to a certain number of places after the decimal point [duplicate]

Mathematica has this nasty habit of giving me output that uses significant digits, so I'm getting output like 0.0944307 and ...
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How to substitute the following conditions into an expression?

I have an expression: $p=a\;b\; x + b^2\; y + a\;c\; z$. I want to substitute $a\;b=1$, $b^2 = 2$ and $a\;c = 4$ to obtain $p = x + 2y + 4z$. How can I tell Mathematica to do that? I dont know how to ...
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Specifying Table/grid dimensions in version 7

The result of my calculations is quite large list (nested list to be precise). I would like to improve its visualization, to make it more legible, by setting the number of columns to let's say 5. ...
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How do I prevent exponents from being expanded when displaying text

I have a power of 2 in a list, and I want it to show as $2^{31}$ (2 with exponent 31), not 2147483648. I've tried this: ...
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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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Why is my answer being displayed with “Subscript^(0,1)[a,b]”?

I type in my equations using ctrl+- to make it look nice and my answer outputs in "Subscript^(0,1)[a,b]" form? What is going on? In the answer some bits are displayed with the actual subscripts and ...
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How to suppress Tooltip in built-in templates?

...or maybe switch the message. But I will be happy with no Tooltip at all. I've naively tried with ...
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Removing the white space around plots when using customized FrameTicks

I'm using the CustomTicks package, which is part of the LevelScheme package, for styling the ...
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How can I make notebook cell's background become transparent?

How can I make notebook cell's background become transparent? And can be saved as html with the translucent or transparent effect? One of the use is in HTML files, the background of cell hides the ...
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How to change the color of specified digits in a number?

I've been playing with numerical approximations for irrational numbers, and would find it convenient to be able to highlight where these approximations deviate from the known correct answers. For ...
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ListLinePlot x-axis units label

If I want to label the $x$-axis of a ListLinePlot , how do I do that? There are two types of label: a units label which would go to the right of the axis, and ...
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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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Hide function arguments (from unknown functions) for simpler output [duplicate]

How can I print my expression with my function's arguments hidden? For example: exp=A[r,z]+B[s]^2; HideArgs[exp] Output: ...
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Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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Multiplication sign in TeXForm?

How do I get Mathematica to produce TeX output that does not omit the multiplication signs ? For example, this expression: ...
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How do I save a Unicode string?

I am having a problem saving a long complicated string with Unicode characters in it. I have boiled the problem down, I think, to this minimal example: ...
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Manually adjust graph vertex location by dragging?

Sometimes I have a graph and I want to make tweaks to the vertex locations. Is there any way to manually adjust graph vertex location by dragging? If I double click to edit, I can move around the ...
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Character display color

I'm looking to cause the front end to display individual characters in a specific color, just in general, as a default sort of thing. For instance, the character "1" would always display as a red 1, ...
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Extract Style Attributes from Style[]

Can you extract the Style attributes from a variable. For example: var = Style["aString", Bold, 24] You can get back "aString" by using ToString[var] but I am ...
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Simplifying expressions involving square roots and 'i' factors

I am doing the contour integration using Mathematica. After extraction of residues, my expression contains a lot of unwanted pairs such as ...
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How to make Mathematica graphs in Microsoft Word independent from Mathematica?

When I open a .docx file containing Mathematica graphs on a computer without Mathematica software installed, the graphs look corrupted. For example, ...
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Numeric output formats

I want to print the expression $A[x] = 8020.6596 \times 1.055^x$ as is on a 2D graphic. I included the line ...
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How to convert this answer into $\ln$ form?

I find the integral Integrate[Sqrt[2 x - x^2] + x^3 Log[(9 - x^2)/(9 + x^2)], {x, 0, 2}] and got ...
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ScientificForm problem

Consider this code: ...
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How to save all variables in the workspace into a file? [duplicate]

I did some time consuming computation and obtained a lot of arrays and variables; however after restart the Mathematica Kernel, all these computational results disappeared. How can I save all these ...
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How to get back name of the number from Max function? [duplicate]

So I have this question, using a toy example: a={1,"this"}; b={2,"that"}; result=Max[0,a[[1]],b[[1]]] the result will be 2. However what I want to obtain is ...
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Financial number format

How can I change this function: nFormat=NumberForm[#,{\[Infinity],2},NumberPoint->",",NumberSeparator->".",DigitBlock->3,ExponentStep->10]&; So ...
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How can I exhibit the evaluation of formulas in a Mathcad-like way?

How can I create a function F that works like this: x = 2 f1 = x^2 + 3 f2=x+5 F[f1] x^2 + 3 = 2^2 + 3 = 7 ...
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How do I indent C code generated by SymbolicC?

I'm continuing to experiment with the SymbolicC` package, and it's crucial to be able to inspect the generated code in order to do, well, anything useful with it. ...
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Formatting numbers for sending to the WolframAlpha[] function

I have a function that gives me a number of meters; how do I attach "meters" to it and send it to WolframAlpha? The function generating the result isn't a unit-aware calculation or anything: ...