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

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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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Annotating output without changing the value [duplicate]

I like to annotate output, using something like the following: ...
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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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Converting Units in formula

I have the following formula ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to speed up TextJustification in Mathematica 10

Based on this question: - Version 7 print environment - I set up two 10 page test documents in version 7.0.1 and version 10.1. The version 7 document exported to PDF in 4.18 seconds whereas the ...
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How to include tooltip to symbols in TraditionalForm?

This is a follow up to this previous question, where a TraditionalForm formatting was defined for the symbol pvB, so that ...
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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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what is the means of (0 -> 1) of series expansion [closed]

I use mathematica 8 to take a taylor expansion.In the Output, the expression (0->1) appears in the second term and all higher order term, and this expression is multiplied with other coefficient and ...
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Format tabular data with a certain row highlighted

I have tried a method to highlight certain rows in various tableform. An example: ...
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Changing notations for probability moments with subscripts

Suppose I have have two kinds of variables $X_{\alpha_j}, X_{\beta_k}$ in the form of Subscript[x,Subscript[α,j]] and ...
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How to change the OutputFormat of the Power operator in FortranForm

I'm trying to have mathematica automatically give me an equation which I can use in a different programming language. FortranForm produces output which is very similar to what the other language is ...
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Using Padding with Text and Style

Suppose that I use: Text[Style["(1, 0, 0)", 12, Background -> White], {1, 1, 0}] How can I put a few points of padding around the text? Thanks to Jens: ...
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Modifying the built in graphic format of colors

Can users modify the default format of colors in the front end? Red For example, dimensions, aspect ratio, EdgeForm? The motivation is the functional ...
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write fractions onto image [duplicate]

I like labeling my images with the variables used, so that when exported, I do not lose crucial information about the graph involved. Up until now, something along the lines of ...
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Transforming the x-axis of a figure created with customticks package [duplicate]

I have some data which i inter alia define and invert ...
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How to write a TraditionalForm for non-commutatively multiplied objects

I would like to write a TraditionalForm output for a string of non-commutatively multiplied objects. I don't really like the default output of the built-in symbol <...
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Show scientific form number in Epilog on a plot

I'd like to overlay a scientific form number on a ListPlot at a particular position. Simply using ...
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Combining two tables and highlighting certain values

I have got a variable list: ...
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Piping StandardForm from within GUI

I am working on a GUI project where I need to pipe a string I constructed in Mathematica into an external program. For example ...
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Displaying a list of percentage values according to their classification

I have a list of percentages as follows: percent = {21.15, 42.3, 57.68, 73.06, 84.6, 90.37, 96.14, 99.99, 99.99, 99.99, 99.99} I want to classify these ...
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Page breaks and headings in long table or grid

I have a need for long tables in a document I am producing but I am having difficulty. The printed document ends up with page breaks midway through the table which cuts rows part way through. I'd also ...
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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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Is there a better way to get nice looking equations in output? [duplicate]

I use Mathematica regularly for my schoolwork, however it's arduous to use TraditionalForm[HoldForm[f[x]==x]] every time I want it to spit out a good-looking bit of ...
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Change Property without re-evaluating [duplicate]

I am working with ContourPlot3D, and my expression takes a long time to evaluate (nearly 20 minutes). So I am wondering if there is a method to changing format ...
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How to sort arguments of Times in nonstandard order?

Is there an elegant way to sort the arguments of Times in e.g. TraditionalForm so that factors go to the front and state ...
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Formatting Tables in Mathematica [closed]

Ok, I created a table Table[j, {i, 4}, {j, 3}] // TableForm and the result is fine, from 1-4 in each column. Now, what if I wanted to extend this table into ...
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Do not expand matrices in Mathematica calculation

Here is an example of a problem I'm having. Consider that I have defined: omega={{p[t]},{q[t]},{r[t]}} x={{a},{b},{c}} R={{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,d}} What I would ...
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Engineering notation in mathematica 10 [closed]

It seems there is a bug in Mathematica 10.0.2 which is unable to display EngineeringForm properly: ...
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Transforming a trigonometric expression into exponential notation

I have a table as ...
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Constructing new output object graphics [duplicate]

Occasionally, when you ask Mathematica to carry out a task for which there is no good compact representation for the output, it will generate a special icon in v10, or an abbreviation in lower ...
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How to set default PageWidth for InputForm?

We can control the page width used by InputForm by applying SetOptions to "stdout": ...
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How to Copy formatted code without backslashes added?

By default code copied from the FrontEnd is formatted with backslashes added at the ends of lines. For example, evaluating in a Notebook Range[40] and copying ...
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Displaying a matrix with integral entries

I have a matrix nxn with coefficients a[i,j] like: a[i,j]=NIntegrate[T[r], {r, -le, le}] - NIntegrate[T[r] Abs[r]/le, {r, -le, le}] I can solve the matrix but I ...
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Tidy form of numbers with errors using ScientificForm

Say I've computed something and got a number 0.02112398 with a computed error: 0.000331 Formatting it with ScientificForm[0.02112398 \[PlusMinus] 0.000331] gives me:...
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Customized FortranForm output

Let's take the following example V = (-G*Mn)/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2 + z^2 + cn^2]; Vx = D[V, x]; FortranForm[Vx] The result is ...
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How to scale multiple graphics to preserve relative sizes?

I'm looking for a simple way to make the displays of different Graphics expressions accurately reflect their relative sizes. (By "simple" I mean that it does not ...