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How to see a long output expression

I often run into long expressions in the process of solving equations. To go forward I need to be able to eye-ball the expressions to make some substitutions or use some existing relations I know to ...
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Combination of CellPrint and PrintTemporary, or DisplayForm for Cells

I'm programmatically generating some formatted output that generates a cell in the form of a Cell[] expression. For instance, the output might be ...
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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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I get weird <<…>> symbols in my output — what does it mean?

After I input the following: data = Table[{3 + i + RandomReal[{-3, 7}], i + RandomReal[{-2, 5}]}, {i, 1, 20}]; model = LinearModelFit[data, x, x] I got ...
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Write a table to a file

I want to compute a multidimensional table in Mathematica and write it to an external file. Here is a simple example. I have three lists x, ...
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Wrapping a data selection in Mathematica

I was wondering what would be the most efficient way to add brackets to given elements in my data set in order to change it's form from {{a,b},{c,d}} to {{{a},b},{{c},d}}. I took a look through a few ...
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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: ...
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Awkward output of TeXForm

When I try to format a number that has a big exponent with TeXForm the following happens: ...
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How to output an expression as a Dot[] product

How to force Mathematica to output an expression such as $a1u1+a2u2+a3u3$ as a Dot product like this one: ...
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Equation of the plane passing through the three points [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put terms in lexicographic order? I write the equation of the plane passing through the three points $A(-1, 5, -2)$, $B(2, 4, -3)$ and $F(4, -8, 6)$, and this is ...
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Set all output to be of specific form

I want every output expression in a notebook to use //PowerExpand and also to format numbers as scientific. Is there a way to do this without explicitly calling ...
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String formatting

I have the following string: "174,861.00 ( 4,053.52) 206,850.48 118.29 ( 31,989.48)" Parentheses stand for negative numbers. I will like to get ...
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How to change the output format of a built-in function

Is it possible to change the output of build-in functions? I would like to change the output for IdentityMatrix[n] to "I", so I tried ...
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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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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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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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Inconsistency of output format in `Eigenvalue`

I am bothered by the output format of the last two elements of efre. Is there a way to make these two look like the same format as the first two in ...
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Representation of product with exclusions

Is there a nice way to define output formatting for my expression, a product from n = k to j with ...
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How to display a different number of significant digits in each column of TableForm output?

Say I create a table with three columns of numbers. Is there a way to control the number of significant digits displayed in each column. To make this concrete, take the following command: ...
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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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Add text before TraditionalForm

Using Print[], I know it is possible to print out "helping text" to better understand a solution: Print["The solution is: ", x] if x holds some value. Now, this ...
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Outputting a fraction on one line with an oblique division sign

How can I make Mathematica output a fraction as x/2 as opposed to the x on top with a horizontal bar and ...
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Remove braces, {}, from around DynamicModule output?

Is there a way to remove the braces from the front end output associated with DynamicModule? For instance: ...
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How to use output from previous line in Plot? [duplicate]

Suppose, I want to solve a equation and want to obtain it's first root. In this case I've used In[1]=:Solve[b^2 + b*z + 1 == 0, b][[1]] This gives ...
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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 ...
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Rounding only coefficients

does Mathematica have built in functionality to round the coefficients of a polynomial to a certain accuracy. Say, we do Print[0.2134320980x^2+0.0023432x] Can ...
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Use only exponents (no radicals) in output expressions

Radical symbols ($\sqrt{\,\,\,\,}$) are the devil. Is there any way to get mathematica to never use them, and instead express everything as an exponential? i.e. I want ...
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How can I exhibit the evaluation of formulas in a Mathcad-like way?

How can I create a function F that works like this: x = 2 f1 = x^2 + 3 f2=x+5 F[f1] x^2 + 3 = 2^2 + 3 = 7 ...
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Derivation after substitution not working

I have a code that will output an expression in form of a functions like this ...
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Padding and formatting within BaseForm

I find using BaseForm to be a little tricky. For example, if you use BaseForm and then do some additional operation all the numbers turn back into base 10, so you have do BaseForm as the "last step". ...
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Strings and Formatting

There is something about strings which doesn't seem to be totally clear for me (for the moment): When entering "a string", the output, formatted as "Output" gives this string without the quotes. But ...
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Lossless TIFF or PNG export

I'd like to export an output from MatrixPlot[], however, the output file size seems to depend on my specification of the ImageSize -> {..., ...}. How might I export a TIFF with all of the data in the ...
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How to export CSV from Mathematica?

I have previously been using logf[x_, y_] := f[x, y] /. v_ :>(PutAppend[Unevaluated[f[x, y] = v;], "out.txt"];); which produces output like ...
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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 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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Postfix with two arguments

This must be duplicate but can't find any related post. I'm want to pas it two argument in postfix like f[a_,b_]:=a+b; 1,2//f ...
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Make FactorInteger print its result with CenterDot and Superscript?

I know that if I use CenterDot @@ (Superscript @@@ FactorInteger[x]) Mathematica will pretty print the output. However, is it possible to tell Mathematica to ...
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Problem with parentheses and ScriptBaselineShifts

Style[ DisplayForm@RowBox[{"(", SubsuperscriptBox[2, 6, 7], ")"}], 18, Bold, ScriptSizeMultipliers -> 1, ScriptBaselineShifts -> {1, 3}] or for ...
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Set Page Width of PDF

I have a very simple question. I am using the student version of Mathematica 9, and I often do my homework in it. I type up a notebook, and then save it as a PDF using the "save as" option. However, ...
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Converting from TableForm to Grid

I wonder if there is an easy way to convert from TableForm to Grid. I have an existing data format that uses the Table function that I’d like to prettify…. Let’s setup a nested table as follows: ...
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Extract Style Attributes from Style[]

Can you extract the Style attributes from a variable. For example: var = Style["aString", Bold, 24] You can get back "aString" by using ToString[var] but I am ...
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What's the difference between the following two codes?

I have two codes to find the integer numbers $m$, $x$, $y$, $z$ in the system of equations. First code ...
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How to draw a pane with rounded corners?

Pane[ Style["text is here", Bold, FontColor -> Darker[Gray, .6], Background -> Red ], Alignment -> {Center, Center} ] How to let the pane have ...
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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 ...
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Assign named placeholder to a variable (as a string)

If I want to assign a regular placeholder as a string, it's very easy: (anything the user types in will automatically be given quotes around it, so when they evaluate the cell str is a string) ...
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Grouping Nested Lists Based on Differing Values of Single Element

I've a list of lists representing k-rows of truth table having n elements each in a nested list consider ...
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How to preserve the order of terms in the output

Is there a way in which mathematica can preserve the order of operations while it evaluates an expression?, for instance: In my short example ...
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Generating an editable table that can be used as input

Say I have a number $n_{max}$. I want a command to generate a table like 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 ... nmax nmax where the second column is editable, and this table can be ...