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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
3answers
141 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Why does my function return an expression rather than a number? [closed]

I feel like I'm going insane. I have a function $f(x)=e^{-x^2}$ which I need to evaluate using forward, backward and central first order finite differences with intervals ...
11
votes
2answers
273 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Cannot normally underline slash characters and hyperlinks

Really, if you evaluate Style["/", Underlined] or type / and set the font of the character to be underlined through Format|Font..., you get $/$, not ...
4
votes
0answers
88 views

Using an external Pattern breaks Format

I noted while writing this answer that using an external Pattern on Format doesn't work: ...
1
vote
1answer
157 views
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Unexpected results from output with NumberForm and ScientificForm

I wrote this little function to help me export tables with formatted numbers to files: (By the way, if you have suggestions on how to make it more efficient and compact, it would be great) ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Problems with my units? [duplicate]

I have my own unit is called "Euros" Input:5 Euros -3 Euros Output:2 Euros Input:5 Euros - 5 Euros Output:0 How can I make to get 0 Euros? Output: 0 Euros->That I want to get.!!!!!!!!
3
votes
3answers
188 views

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: ...
3
votes
2answers
228 views

How to remove border points from InputForm?

I have this code, and it generates the below ListStreamPlot. The second graph is the ListStreamPlot overlaid with the points ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Is there a function or option to collect factors under one radical sign?

One of the things that frustrates me most about Mathematica's symbolic manipulations is the fact that output is often presented quite differently than most humans would write it. This is especially ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

How can I export a notebook into multimarkdown?

Mulitmarkdown (.md filetype) is a very nice document format that supports rendering mathematical expressions like latex or mathml, rendering syntax highlighted code blocks for any language, as well as ...
3
votes
2answers
76 views

Two bit strings represented as lists – how to color differing bits as red while printing?

Assume the following code generatedMsg = {1, 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 0}; transmittedMsg = {1, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0}; Now, I want to print out something along these lines: $$ ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

Why does Mathematica remove some formatting?

I'm trying to save a file as PDF. Using SetOptions[$FrontEnd, PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Printout"] so it looks nice. There are a bunch of formulas, and every ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

Faded output is printed from dynamic object

Update: This behaviour happens only if cell grouping is set to Manual (similar to another problem). When an output cell is generated by e.g. dynamical object, ...
3
votes
1answer
145 views

Show Full Output button broken for all large outputs

I use Mathematica 9.0.1.0 on Mac OS X 10.10.3. As an example of my issue, we can follow along with the example from the documentation page for $OutputSizeLimit. ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

How do I apply a conditional append rule to plot randomly chosen points?

I'm working on an attempt at forming a sort of "Mandelbrot" set using Newton's method and randomly chosen points. Effectively I need to define a loop for Newton's method to determine whether my points ...
29
votes
8answers
1k views

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?
1
vote
1answer
148 views

How to get output in a specified format

In Fortran, we can easily get the stardard and easy output format. Now, we only focus on the Integer output. See here How to realize this kind of output as formatted text file using Mathematica ? ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Weird subscript name in output [duplicate]

One of my first times using mathematica, I'm getting a weird Subscript(1,0) output when I try to solve a derivative. What is going on and how can I fix this?
4
votes
2answers
170 views

How do I display function application with square brackets in traditional form?

If I type C[x, y] // TraditionalForm I get something that looks like C[x, y] But if I type ...
3
votes
0answers
38 views

Out[x] not the same as assigned expression [duplicate]

There seems to be a difference in the way Mathematica assigns a value to a variable and the way it assigns a value to the next Out object. I don't understand why this is happening. For instance, take ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

Printing names of indexed variables instead of values

I'd like to display only the variable (indexed variable) name (in symbol form, not in string form) instead of its value in Mathematica. Say I have a variable foo[i] ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Simplify huge output or using the output without showing it in full [closed]

I'm trying to solve a system of differential equations. It works fine but Mathematica creates a huge output, which, when shown in full, results in a file size about 100 mb. Using Simplify doesn't work ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

Mathematica output format

Basically Mathematica is giving me outputs in a format I do not recognise. I've just started Year 12, so there are mathematical terms I do not understand. For example, ...
4
votes
1answer
123 views

Transforming expressions in terms of Csc and Sec to expressions in terms of Sin and Cos [duplicate]

I am writing a code to compute some matrix quantities. The result involves Sec andCsc functions, and I want a form displayng ...
3
votes
1answer
108 views

TabView Alignment problem for content larger than a view area

When content is larger than ImageSize of TabView then the top edge is cut off even with ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

How can I control 'TraditionalForm' substitutions and formatting in special cases?

I have eqns = TraditionalForm[HoldForm[Subscript[W, #][#] = ρ^s[#] Subscript[ω, #] ρ^-s[#]],] & /@ Range[4] which (with ...
2
votes
3answers
355 views

Creating an image grid that displays a full-size image when a thumbnail in the grid is clicked on

I am working on some teaching resources and pulled a whole bunch of images off the internet to illustrate the idea of "angle". I can get Mathematica to import them and display them in a nice ...
4
votes
1answer
81 views

Why are the edge items in Grid truncated?

The first and last rows and columns of my Grids always seem to be smaller than all the other rows in my Grid, as of they had ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

Equation output is in terms of e? [closed]

I have a Mathematica notebook containing the following: ...
12
votes
3answers
395 views

Changing BarLegend border style

I want all the lines in my plot to be a consistent style, let's say thick and black for the purpose of this question. ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

All output in TexForm [duplicate]

In the Preferences -> Evaluation panel, there are only options for StandardForm, TraditionalForm and ...
0
votes
2answers
101 views

Function that creates a table from two lists

I have two lists shown below: list1 = {(0,0,0,0),(0,0,0,1),(0,0,1,0),...,(1,1,1,1)} list2 = {1,5,5,5,...,5} How can I construct a function that outputs a table similar to this: $$\begin{array}{c|c} ...
1
vote
2answers
141 views

Format a formula in human readable form

Is there a way to make a formula display in a human readable form? I have something like Binomial[(10000000 - 1), x]*(1/2^24)^x and I'd like it to display using ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Using MatrixForm in a Manipulate

I have declared some lists vAwG = {{{0}, {0}}, {{1}, {1}}}; psi = {0, 1, 2, 3}; vBwB = {{{1}, {0}}, {{0}, {1}}}; and created a function ...
4
votes
1answer
100 views

Cost of Living comparison for many cities

I have an excel file with about 40 cities listed. I would like to compare the cost of living for each one. I have seen the sample "relocation calculator" given by the input: ...
2
votes
2answers
259 views
2
votes
1answer
172 views

Label a Grid with the arguments of a function

I would like to make a table with row and column headings being the arguments to a function and the values to be the value of the function. So far, I have this: ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

How to modify the output result of an evaluation

For ease of notation, I have defined a function, $f$, that defines the permutation of Bosonic particles such that it has the following properties (the form of $f$ is irrelavent for this question): ...
10
votes
3answers
424 views

Convert number to word

I have a big number like: 123 456 789. Now I'll to writ it like this 123 million 456 thousand 789 I've search on the internet but nothing found that works. How can you do that? Thanks.
2
votes
1answer
139 views

Typing (and executing) expressions with multiple superscripts

I am trying to type (and evaluate) expressions of the following form: $$ G^{a,b} $$ into a mathematica. I've tried the obvious G^(a, b) or ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How do I reassign canonical ordering of special expressions?

1. Default behavior of Sort Note: this peculiarity is described in a comment to a related question at StackOverflow but I think it's worth restating here at mma.sx. It is estabilished in ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

How to get approximate (decimal) output for ArcCosh[e^x] [closed]

The specific input I'm using is ArcCosh[e^1.5400733368255632], how do I get this to give me an output in decimal form?
8
votes
3answers
325 views

Creating a TeXForm/TraditionalForm/etcForm - like function

How could we go about creating a function that behaves like those? After a while thinking, my best try is with CellPrint printing an ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

Dynamic Slider and InputField: some numbers with machine precision display badly [duplicate]

I want to control a value in my program either by a Slider or an InputField. The following code does what I want in principle: ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Difficulty with Copy as PDF in Mathematica 10.0.2.0 [duplicate]

I just installed Mathematica 10.0.2.0 on my Mac and I find that I can no longer use the Copy as PDF commands to copy a Mathematica graphic and paste it into a powerpoint presentation. When I do this ...