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Control over the way matrix is displayed

I am wondering how to change the output format in Mathematica. For example, I have $x=\binom{3}{1}$ and $y=\binom{2}{5}$, and I want to find what linear combination of $x$ and $y$ produces ...
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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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Formatting data tables with Grid + Dividers vs. SplitBy --> GridBy?

A quick method to format human-readable data tables with headers, is to use Grid, eg: ...
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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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Alignement of text

I adopted the following clever code from Mr. Wizard (see here ). HoldForm[+##] & @@ RandomInteger[100, 2] I want to prepare a practising table of addition ...
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Generating a list of questions (simultaneous equations)

I am trying to create a list of simultaneous equations showing steps, where I only need to change a, b and the question number, and maybe a couple of minor things about q (where q is the factored ...
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Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu?

Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu? This effect is possible using TabView, but I would much prefer using ListPicker. Below is a simplified version of my code. ...
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Manually adjust graph vertex location by dragging?

Sometimes I have a graph and I want to make tweaks to the vertex locations. Is there any way to manually adjust graph vertex location by dragging? If I double click to edit, I can move around the ...
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How to specify a StyleSheet of a newly programmatically-created notebook?

I would like to make a button that opens a notebook upon pressing. The point is that I would like the notebook to be made according to a specified StyleSheet. To be more specific, here is a simple ...
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How to “explode” a list inside a function call argument list? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do something like below, but it doesn't work, since StringForm requires each item from parts to be given ...
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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 ...
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Force ellipsis to print an end of an expression

For pedantic reasons I want to display an infinite sum of fractions in fractional form (i.e. as 1/x not as x^(-1)) with an ellipsis at the end of the expression. I have tried a number of ways and ...
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Getting the complete Cell expression some input would generate as output

I can think of calling Print and then SelectionMove to copy the expression and then delete it. Is there any more transparent ...
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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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How do I NOT change the input/output number when editing?

I tried to search for a topic on this, but didn't seem to find anything, so here goes. I'm pretty new to Mathematica, so there are a lot of things I don't know yet, but one thing is pretty annoying ...
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Matching parentheses size in plot labels

I am attempting to do a seemingly-simple task: label ordered pairs in a Plot that display with parentheses that grow to match the expression within. I've trawled ...
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How do I edit the background of Axis labels in my plot?

I'm using the standard report stylesheet in Mathematica and when I output a plot, I've set it up so that I get a white background, however the axis labels still have a gray background. How do I change ...
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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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how to write TableForm expression into file?

Now I have a list stored in data as follows data = {{"Ca", 1, 1, 1}, {"Ca", 2, 2, 2}, {"Ca", 3, 3, 3}} the ...
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Print prints into the Messages notebook rather than into the evaluation notebook

Some time ago I noticed that the results of the evaluating the function Print[something] does not emerge in a new cell created in the notebook where the operation ...
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How do I prevent exponents from being expanded when displaying text

I have a power of 2 in a list, and I want it to show as $2^{31}$ (2 with exponent 31), not 2147483648. I've tried this: ...
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ScientificForm problem

Consider this code: ...
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PostProcessing TraditionalForm output to append a vertical bar?

This simple task is giving me trouble. Suppose I'd like to take the output from TraditionalForm[Integrate[x^2,x]] and post-process it to append a vertical bar ...
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Representation of negative exponents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Way to improve “show me this decimal number to M places, don't use scientific notation”? How can I expand e.g. number 1.*10^-8 so that there would be no ...
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Mathematica output doesn't work as input

Sometimes when I do, for example, a series expansion Mathematica gives me output that it won't take as input. For example if I do a series expansion: ...
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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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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 ...
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Symbolic Output after numerical computation

I have a small question about the symbolic output. I started to write a program that generates the coordinates of n-dimensional polytopes by Wythoff construction. For crystallographic groups, all is ...
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Copy/paste of Interpretation to Latex fails, but works for InputText

As part of another issue, the following has come up. Create an Interpretaion: Interpretation[Subscript[a, b], a[b]] Select ...
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why mathematica outputs “TRUE” sometimes in outputs that are conditional to mean “in all other cases”?

consider this simple Input: Probability[g <= m && m <= -g + 1, {m, g} \[Distributed] UniformDistribution[{{0, 1}, {0, gg}}]] which generates a ...
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Some _atomic elements' TreeForm looks confusing with Level in appearance

In[1]:= Level[1/2,{-1}] Out[1]= {1/2} TreeForm[1/2] ...
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How can I export specific data into different pages in .PDF format?

I have made various Grid-s and arranged them column-wise in another Grid. All Grids are ...
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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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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 ...
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Symbol with Subscript but no quotes in it!

If I use the following function to define me a fancy subscript: ...
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TableHeading Lines Do Not Show Up

For a list list = {{"a", "b", "c"}, {"d", "e"}}; Table heading lines do not show up ...
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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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How to make Mathematica show matrices and vectors nicely

It shows me like {{0}, {1}, {0}, {-1}} . Is it possible to make it look like a vector, always?
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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 ...
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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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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 ...