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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 ...
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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: ...
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Center column heading in TableForm

I have a TableForm as follows: ...
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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: ...
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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): $\...
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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 ...
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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.
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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?
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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: <...
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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 ...
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Output form of a result [closed]

Suppose I computed something with Mathematica, and the result is in the form Gamma[1 + N]^2 How can I tell Mathematica to write the result in a more ...
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Are there any rules about style inheritance in Mathematica?

I can style every part of an UI separately. But it is not handy and it would be nice to have list of Heads which are not inheriting at all or even partly. Are there any rules about inheritance? <...
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How to justify this Grid vertically

As titled above, How I can justify and how I can change the space between columns in this Grid specified below: ...
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Function does not initialise variable as changes are made in the manipulate function

My function "DefineRss[]" takes in three arguments and outputs a plane value. It sits in the first argument of the function plot3D and that in turn sits in the manipulate function The function also ...
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Strings with exclamation marks in Mathematica [duplicate]

Given this input FullForm[ToString[TraditionalForm[x]]] Mathematica outputs "\!\(TraditionalForm\`x\)" It seems like ...
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Prevent a sum from simplifying? [duplicate]

Basically, I want to prevent a sum from cancelling or summing together the individual summands and just display them separately next to each other. Example: ...
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How to put a fixed sized frame around traditional form expression

The height of a 2D form of a polynomial changes depending on the existence of exponents, fractional coefficients, etc. For use inside a Manipulate, I would like to ...
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Showing an output without square brackets

Suppose that an output is which could be obtained from, for example, D[f[x, y, z], x] / D[h[x, y, z], x] I'm looking for a way to show it without the square ...
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How can I suppress zero or nonzero values in a matrix?

So, if I have something like: F[IdentityMatrix[3] // MatrixForm, 1] I'd like F[] to display: $$\begin{pmatrix} 1 & &...
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Using an external Pattern breaks Format

I noted while writing this answer that using an external Pattern on Format doesn't work: ...
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How to automatically make the maximum of each row in a table(grid) bold?

TableForm[Table[i/j + 4*Boole[j > i] // N, {i, 3}, {j, 4}], TableHeadings -> {{"Row1", "Row2", "Row3"}, {"Col1", "Col2", "Col3", "Col4"}}] Produces the ...
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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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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 on-...
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Display error on frame label after exporting image to pdf

This is a simple plot, it looks fine in Mathematica. But after exporting it to pdf file, the display of vertical frame label has an error. The "33" in the subscript "epsilon33" becomes somewhat a ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Format Exp[] in output

The output of foo=Exp[x] is formatted automatically as $e^x$. For long expressions it's not as easy to read as Exp[...]. How to format the output so that $e^{...
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FullForm in Linux Command Line with -noprompt

I am looking for a way to get the output of FullForm in Command Line under Linux (Debian) using -noprompt argument. Example : What I have : a+b*c What I want : <...
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How to select a list from a list?

I have a list contains three vertices of a triangle. ...
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Formatting output for readability

I would like to suppress the argument [0, 0, 0, 0] of K in the output of ...
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Save a result containing HoldForm to a file

This is the workflow I have. Basically, I want the outputs of the polynomials I computed are in a specific order. (It is not the same one here, this is just an example.). ...
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Prevent axis label being cutoff

I am running into an issue whereby my Y frame label (I want to use this rather than an axis label to make the label vertical), is being cutoff when I view the graph. See below for an indicative ...
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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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NSolve gives {{ x -> #}}, How do I make x = #; I need to use the x value again later

I want to use: demand = {1.92, 2.07, 2.37, 2.72, 2.87}*10^6; NSolve[SetV == demand[[1]]/(Cpf (1 - χ)), χ] I want to make a vector of solutions ...
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How to get this grid normal height?

When I execute this ...
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Manipulate Demo Full Screen

Is it possible to create a demo using Manipulate and then open it in a document that can be expanded to full screen?
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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 ...
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Append list into nested list in a file

I have a nested list that I use Put[mylist, file] to write to a file. I would then like to then append to this nested list some values and add them to the file. ...
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How to suppress clutter parentheses in output?

Dozens of unnecessary parentheses are making my output hard to read. For example, this: expr = D[f[x], {x, 2}]^2; returns this: (* f"[x]^2 *) But when I try ...
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Disabling Mathematica's automatic sort of output

I used Mathematica to greatly simplify an algebraic expression. I now want to copy it into some notes, but it by defaults things in a very non-intuitive manner. I have a sorting function that will ...
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Write output to a file as well as showing it in my notebook

I know this is a bit vague, but I will try to be as specific as I can. Basically, I am looking for a way to save formatted output, like sink in R and ...
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Variable Value as Range

Thank you for the help so far! I would like to assign +/i signs for the function and solution such as (+)(+)(-) and therefore (-). It is working for the first evaluation, λlower, but not for the ...
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Intelligently formatting PDFs

I'm exporting a Grid[] to a PDF. It's working, but it's real ugly. Here is an example of what it looks like: Possibly the first problem is the reason I posted a picture of (rather than sharing) the ...
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How to right adjust the output of a print statement

Suppose i want to print numbers in a loop/table For[n = 1, n < 31, n++, Print[BaseForm[n ,7]]] the output comes with numbers left adjusted. How Can I make them right adjusted?
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Outputting numbers symbolically

Suppose I want Mathematica to output Table[2^n, {n, 1, 5}] Mathematica gives {2, 4, 8, 16, 32} but how can I get ...
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A femme is a wife is a Frau

As can be seen from LanguageData["Properties"] // Multicolumn Mathematica's translation capabilities seem to be very limited. It can translate month names, ...
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Why does my dataset lose its typesetting when I add columns?

I've tried multiple methods of adding and removing columns to a dataset, but it seems no matter which way I choose I can't get the data to typeset as a table. Here's my initial dataset: 1) ...