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Represent a positive integer as a product of its factors

I am trying to illustrate some simple ideas with exponents. I can manually express something like $5^4$ as $5 \cdot 5 \cdot 5 \cdot 5$, but wondered how to get Mathematica to do that for me. I ...
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How to recover “pretty” format after split?

I'm doing this: And get this: But what I wanted is: How can I get the desired output? Is there a way to recover the format from the cryptic output? Note: my "real" list is way longer than ...
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Export data with the number form but is not same as shown in notebook

I want to export data nicely with NumberForm, However it displays Ok in the note book, but not the exported file. Here is the code: ...
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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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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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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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Display Log with desired notation in output

I wish to display logarithms with different bases in the single-term rather than numerator/denominator form during output: ...
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Mathematica Sec and Csc

How can I prevent Mathematica from using the "old fashioned" functions "Sec" and "Csc"? In Germany these functions are "old fashioned" as they are not taught anymore at school.
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How can I make 1+$MachineEpsilon not look like 1?

I undarstand that 1+$MachineEpsilon is actually not equal 1. However, it persists to look like it was equal ...
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Output form option for symbolic or decimal form

How do I set up a function's options so that the function returns its results in either the exact form (default) or with N decimal places?
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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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Why is output arranged in grid fuzzy (especially when printed)?

If I arrange output in a Grid, which is nice to summarize work, the output ends up greyed (or not bold?) compared to regular output. Here's an example: ...
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Convert an expression to use a specific analytic form

I have an expression that evaluates to an expression containing multiple ExpIntegralEi expressions. However, I would prefer that Mathematica use ...
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Place cells side-by-side

Is there any way to place plots/cells side-by-side? I know how to put plots in arrays and grids. The motivation for putting cells side by side is that I want the equations for the plots to be above ...
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Why doesn't PlusMinus[a]^2 simplify to a^2?

So, I've been playing around with Mathematica lately, and I found an interesting (what I presume to be an) error. Trying to simplify (PlusMinus[a])^2 does not give ...
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How to add a `Style` string or `Hyperlink` in CloudDeploy?

There are two wrong code like this: The first problem is I want to put the red string to Title. ...
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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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Output arrays in format that can be compared with Python numpy

Is there a way to convert an array in Mathematica such that its output format resembles that of Python's numpy arrays? I want to go from: ...
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Express the WhiteNoiseProcess in number form [closed]

I have this function However, I want to export its values so that I can plot the graph in the TecPlot May I know How to achieve that.
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Displaying tensors

I want to display the values of a table with superscirpts and subscripts in a list as bellow. ...
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Export table to latex - copy as

I have the following final expression which is a table (I am posting only a subsection of the table to illustrate the problem). I am pasting it from mathematica without table formatting (to the bottom ...
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How to show formula and substitute variable values?

I'm looking for an easy way to make a 'dynamic' paper for some engineering calculations (I'm talking about hundreds of pages with lots of different formulas). The problem is hard to describe so I'll ...
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Display Quantity in full form

Is there a way to display Quantity[] in full form in the output? I know you could use Quantity[valuse, Unit]//InputForm, but ...
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Difficulty achieving the desired output configuration [closed]

In order to describe the associated issues please see code sample below. The code presented is a simplified to include only whats needed as to better communicate the problems at hand. Following code ...
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Pretty Printing in Mathematica

I have a list ep = {I Sqrt[2], {{I, 1/GoldenRatio, Sqrt[2]}, {1, 0, 1}}} and I want to write a function that will output the list ...
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How to create a dynamic expanding DisplayForm's styled like the ones in v10?

The display forms for objects like ClassifierFunction are nice clickable boxes I like this, and now I'm trying to create my a custom version of this for my ...
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How do I make those nice summary boxes like Dispatch and SparseArray do? [duplicate]

Dispatch and SparseArray have nice output forms that summarise their contents: The contents even manage to be retained fully ...
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How do I turn off the little display icons for `SparseArray`, `InterpolatingFunction` and so on? [duplicate]

As noted elsewhere, in Mathematica 10.x, many functions that return "opaque" objects display them as cute little icons: ...
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Add text label in the top-left of a TableForm

I have a function that should give a multiplication table for an integer input: TableForm[Outer[Times, Range[#], Range[#]], TableHeadings -> Automatic]& ...
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Can one prevent operators like `Factor` or `Apart` from changing full form of some algebraic expressions?

In this question I will talk about a toy example, it should be clear what do I actually mean in general. Also, not only Factor but also ...
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Exported graphics have issues with word wrapping

I am trying to export a plot as an image. My actual plot uses Show to combine a ListPlot and several Plots, with a common legend. The code below is a dummy version that produces the same problem: <...
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Presenting the solution of an equation with the form of x=

In Maple you can use {} inside the command in order to present the evaluation as x=... For instance, the command ...
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Separate integer fractions from variables?

Whenever I write a rational number times a variable, i.e.: (2/3)a the result Mathematica displays looks very cringeworthy: $$\frac{2a}{3}$$ I would prefer ...
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Changing face as you type in an expression in notebook

I've a Mathematica notebook for my class notes. When writing plain text in cells, I can dynamically bold and unbold with the ctrl+b shortcut. However, when in a mathematical expression, this shortcut ...
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How to format convert simple Mathematica expressions into a Maxima-compatible format?

I am trying to compare really long algebraic results from Mathematica with those from Maxima. Maxima can parse the simplest types of expressions output by Mathematica, such as ...
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Nice formatting for the results of a dice game simulation

One of my Mathematica interests is in problems related to the formatting of output. Getting nice formatting from Mathematica is often frustrating, but occasionally Mathematica will delight me by ...
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TableDirections example produces an error message

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3 Can anyone replicate this? In Mathematica 10.2 on Win 64: ...
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How to make the determinant formula visible even in cases when det=0

When I compute the determinant analytically in Mathematica, I do it with Det[{{a, b}, {c, d}}] which gives the output ...
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scientific form with padding and exponent

I would like to print 1 as 1.00x10^0 by using ScientificForm/PaddedForm. I've tried with ...
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Is it possible to set Mathematica output to be in InputForm by default?

Mma's output cells are by default in StandardForm. While this has obvious advantages, sometimes it can get annoying, for example when I wish to copy paste the output. When this happens, I usually ...
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HoldForm -> InputForm without processing the contents

I have programmatically generated a large number of simple equations like 1+1/2. I need them to be 'unprocessed', so they've been run through ...
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Change cell frame color in stylesheet

I am trying to make a custom stylesheet, but I am not able to get rid of the cell frame color from the base stylesheet. In particular, I have: I have changed the background color of the cell to ...
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Continuous background color of adjacent cells

I'm trying to make continuous blocks of cells so that their background colors are the same, but without breaks of white space between them. E.g. After some recent digging, I found the option "Show ...
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How can I write the frame ticks in Scientific Form?

Is there any way to remove the decimal places in the frame ticks. I would like to make the y axis ticks integers. I use the following code. My only problem is how to manipulate the y axis without ...
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Printing intermediate calculations in an external file, while suppressing the output in the notebook

I'm trying to construct a text-file that contains all the operations that Mathematica performs when evaluating an expression. However, i'd like to suppress all output in the notebook in which I'm ...
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Drawing lines between matching numbers in a two column table

I have two lists of numbers of the same length. I want to display the numbers in a table with two columns, one list in each column. I also want to drawn lines between any number in the first column ...