# Tagged Questions

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

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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 ask Mathematica to display all the logarithms (in output) in base 2?

Instead it always displays in base $e$. Very often I need to do a lots of things with mixed expressions having some $\log_2$ terms. But Mathematica always convert every $\log_2$ into $\ln$. So I was ...
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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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### 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 to eliminate the zero real part of a purely imaginary number?

In Mathematica 9, a purely imaginary number, e.g. 0.9 I, will display as 0. + 0.9i in the output form. How can I eliminate the ...
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### Guides for programming CDFs

Are there any tutorials for programming high-quality CDFs, like the interactive calculus textbook presented at wolfram.com? Mathematica's Help is extremely impressive but it really does not help much ...
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### Problem with exporting nested Rows/Columns to HTML

I will show the problem on the following MWE: Export["test.html", Column[{ Row[{"test", "1"}] }], "HTML", "CSS" -> None] ...
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### Can the Notation function support complex structures on its left hand side?

In my investigation of the possibilities offered by the Notation package, I came over a limitation in the complexity of the left hand side symbol. For instance, although I am able to enter ...
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### Multiple PlotLegends ignore NumberForm

Imagine a set of curves data = Transpose@Table[{Exp[t], Exp[1.1 t], Exp[1.2 t], Exp[1.3 t]}, {t, 0, 5, 0.1}]; which should be labelled with numbers ...
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### Converting string representation of boxes into explicit boxes

It is very easy and convenient to write textual labels as Strings in the WYSIWYG mode. For example, I define a short form describing a linear model: ...
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### Creating formulas for the Moodle CMS question bank

Edit I have made some progress on this problem, which is given below the question. I use the Moodle course management system for much of my teaching, and the CMS comes with a tool for creating ...
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### Is it possible to “pretty print” my input integral in Mathematica like Wolfram|Alpha does?

With Wolfram|Alpha, if I enter: Integrate[r^3, {t, 0, 2Pi}, {r, 0, 2}, {z, r^2, 4}] Wolfram|Alpha will pretty print my input like so: Which is very readable, ...
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### How to output an expression to an external file in “plain text” format without breaking lines?

Given a pretty long expression, such as ...
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### Trying to write out the prime factorization of a number with CenterDot and Superscript

I am trying to use CenterDot and Superscript, in conjunction with Apply to write out the prime factorization of any given integer. Everything works well UNLESS the prime factorization of the number ...
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### 3- dimensional plot of 2-dimensional systems of differential equations

Let's take this first example of a 2D output: ...
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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 to horizontally center a button in manipulate?

I just need to center a button in the MWE code below. Currently, all I try doesn't work. I would like to horizontally center the button relative to the sliders over it, for aesthetical reasons only. ...
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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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I would like to get a sequence from "01" to "10". I tried ...
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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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How can I plot this graph g1 = Table[x[i, j], {i, 5}, {j, 5}] // Grid; Rasterize@g1 I added these arrows by Ctrl+D's graphics tool. This way maybe hard ...
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### Multi-column table layout the right way

How do I create book-like multi-column table formatting for a long, narrow tables in a preferably elegant way? Should I be thinking of stylesheets, instead of formatting? I guess this is a solved ...
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### How do I set the fonts for Input and Output in my stylesheet?

I'd like to change the font that Mathematica uses for output by setting the font of the corresponding style in my stylesheet; bit simply overriding the default ...
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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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### Possible to export Excel formulas?

I would like to export an .XLS file complete with data and formulas. Is this possible using Export? For example, here is data and a formula :- I can import ...
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### Fractions formatting in Column / Grid

Fractions are squished in GridBox: ...
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### CellEvaluationFunction or PreRead stripping inline cells from text cells I want to create a textual style that has some CellEvaluationFunction that processes the contents of the cell a certain way. Particularly, it has to do something ... 1answer 65 views ### 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: ... 1answer 848 views ### how can I convert a Grid object to a Graphics object? I have a figure (which is by combining different plots) that I generated using Grid[]. The problem is, I want to specify the ... 1answer 482 views ### Easiest Way to Use ShowGroupOpener in Mathematica I currently edit manually the cell contents of a notebook (Ctrl+Shift+A or Cmd+Shift+A) to "recycle" cells containing the ShowGroupOpener option. Is there an easier way to create documents hiding ... 4answers 415 views ### Display a number in Mathematica 9 in periodic form I want to display a rational number in Mathematica in periodic style. PeriodicForm isn't working anymore. It worked in Mathematica 5 and now I'm using Mathematica ... 3answers 446 views ### Writing Mathematica's Root function output in a academic paper form I need to write the following (which is the result of a Solve command I ran in Mathematica) in an academic journal paper: ... 4answers 2k views ### 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 ... 4answers 712 views ### How to transform the result of this integral into powers of\sin\,x$? I want to calculate the integral$I = \displaystyle\int{\cos ^5 x\, \mathrm dx}$. Using the variable$t = \sin x$, I get $$I = \sin x - \frac{2}{3}\sin^3 x + \frac{1}{5}\sin^5 x + C.$$ With ... 4answers 325 views ### Concatenating strings, unevaluated expressions and evaluated expressions/values Maybe this is something very simple to some of you. Anyway, I think this can be useful to many others like me. I would like to build an output that involves strings, unevaluated expressions and ... 2answers 228 views ### 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 ... 3answers 161 views ### Why does TraditionalForm[Inactivate[x y]] show x * y ? instead of x y? Given that both x and y are expressions, in my case x is ... 3answers 365 views ### 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 ... 2answers 130 views ### How to transform the output of FactorInteger to a traditional format? I changed the FactorInteger output to a format which is more suitable to my needs. I used: ... 4answers 128 views ### How to set the output be generated in a cell different from “Output” I would have some functions, for instance Plot, to generate their output using a different Cell's style rather than "Output". The reason is that I'm producing some documents with many images and, for ... 2answers 794 views ### How to receive the result of the integral$ \int\frac{1}{x}dx$is$\ln|x|$? When I input \[Integral]1/x \[DifferentialD]x in Mathematica, I get Log[x]. How can I make the result of the integral ... 1answer 4k views ### How to ask Mathematica to display answer in “$\LaTeX\$” form

I am not sure how to explain it, but whenever I compute something in Mathematica, the output always spits back the result in a Mathematica language as opposed to easy-to-read equations. It's ...
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### How to add/insert a well aligned graphics on top of another one?

I need to add a small graphics on top of a larger one, and the small graphics should stick very close to the large one, with their axis aligned. Here's a minimal code to work with, using some ...
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### How to label only leaves in TreeForm?

I have a Huffman encoding represented as a list in the following manner: encoding = {{{w, d}, {o, s}}, {{{e, q}, a}, {i, j}}}; This means that ...
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### Bar chart scale in multi-chart visualisation

This is a rewording of a previous question which probably wasn't very well explained, and so didn't get any responses(!). I'm trying to create a chart which shows the smooth kernel distribution of ...