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Set number of columns in text-based interface

Is it possible to set the number of columns in Mathematica's text-based interface? Or disable word wrapping in the text-based interface ? Specifically, my concern is output from ...
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TreeForm expression that will automatically spread nodes vertically so labels do not overlap

My deeply and unevenly nested lists and equations generate a TreeForm image which is too small and compressed to use. Then we must expand it manually by grabbing the edge of the image, and sometimes ...
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Telling mathematica to output * instead of space for multiplication, so I can copy as plain text

I am trying to get some symbolic expressions in Mathematica which I would like to paste into my C/MATLAB codes. This can be accomplished nicely by selecting the expression and right-clicking to ...
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How to increase significant digits in Mathematica

How can I increase the number of significant digits in Mathematica? When I import a matrix, an element like 112.5276 is rounded to 112.528. I would like to increase the number of significant digits ...
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How to update Print-out “in place”?

I want to run an exhaustive search algorithm that will take several hours to finish, so I'd like to have it execute Print statement periodically, showing the ...
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Forcing an integral to be solved in separate terms

Using Mathematica I want to solve an integral over a function that contains both determined and undetermined parts which looks like this: ...
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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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Stopping Mathematica from reordering expressions [duplicate]

I want Mathemtica to stop manipulating my polynomials! I mean, I want the output of Print[3 x + 5 + x^2] to be just $3x+5+x^2$, not $5+3x+x^2$ as Mathematica ...
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Simplify function notation

I have some calculations with arbitrary functions. In the output, Mathematica always shows the functions with its arguments. I would like to tidy the notation a bit, by hiding the arguments in the ...
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sorting of expression with complex parts

I have an expression: a + i*b + d + i*e + r = 0 Now I want Mathematica to sort this like: a + d + r + i(b + e) How can I ...
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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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How to eliminate (hide) output numbers in a slide show

I am creating a slide show with several imbedded Manipulate objects. I can hide the Manipulate command by clicking on the ...
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User defined output forms

I have a mathematica program which performs some manipulation which I then want to continue in another language, as I already have some code written in it. Syntactically this language is very similar ...
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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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How to output (anything) if any error happens

I have long code which goes through iteration process. some times I get error messages. I want to get the iteration numbers (or any kind of output indications) when errors happen. for example, how ...
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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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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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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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Conditionally formatting elements in a list

I have a list {{a1, a2, a3},{b1, b2, b3}, ...} and I want to replace the numbers less than 10 by 0x (just insert a 0 before the ...
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How to use Notation package with TraditionalForm

I know that I can use the Notation package to define my own custom notation. This works great for StandardForm output, but I ...
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Write numbers to a file

I want create file with some text (and numbers). This is my code. ...
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Frame thickness in Framed[] [duplicate]

I need to change the frame thickness in Framed[] in order to create a legend box. How can I set the frame thickness in Framed[]? ...
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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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How to remove a gap between the chart labels and the frame in a BoxWhiskersPlot

When making a nested BoxWhiskersPlot with chart labels, the labels are nicely spaced below the bottom frame when using labels for all nested data ...
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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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Typesetting help

I have a rather simple question that has me flummoxed. Let's say I have two matrices: m1 = {{a1, a2}, {b1, b2}}; m2 = {{u1, v1}, {u2, v2}}; I am looking to ...
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Save selection as PDF - non-image format

I am trying to save the following plot as a pdf, so that I can import it into LaTeX: ...
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Evaluation of m.v is blocked by applying MatrixForm. Why? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand what is happening in the notebook session below. I have a 2x2 matrix m = {{-1,-1}, {-1,-1}}. And a vector ...
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export table with number written in scientific notation

I am trying to write on a file the table generated in this way: ...
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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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TeXForm and large brackets (\Biggl[ etc)

Goal I am trying to export a very long expression like expr = c1*bracket1[a+b+c2*bracket2[d+e+f...]]+... to LaTeX using ...
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How to format output when using Manipulate

As in the title, I want to output the image of a 3D body with its volume and surface area shown nicely beside it. (Maybe in a table?) But how can I do it? Is it possible to calculate the surface area ...
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Plots using TextAlignment with SwatchLegend to left align multi-line items

I have Legends that stretch over multi-lines and the only way I can get them left aligned is by adding white space to the end of the legend item. Does anyone know if there is a way to use ...
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Display negative exponents always as fraction

I want Mathematica to display negative exponents always as fractions. I already tried: ...
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How to hide brackets and create bars over variables

I have two problems figuring out how to format my formulas properly so that when I print out the notebook the formulas look like the ones in my textbook. So far I've got this: $\sum\limits_{i=1}^5 ...
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Visible (or selectively visible) multiplication operator in output

I don't like the way that Mathematica hides the multiplication symbol when two variables appear adjacent in the multiplication, because the space between them isn't always sufficient to clearly see ...
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Is it possible to Print into a collapsable CellGroup?

During rather long computation I have intermediate steps Printed with useful information which should be collected for possible use in future inside of the ...
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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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Labeling plots without evaluation

This is my first question here so please excuse my mistakes. Let us consider a rather contrived example: ...
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Transforming a mutiplication into an addition

How can I force Mathematica to transform 5a into a+a+a+a+a
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Real and/or improved CForm of expressions

I'd quite like to be able to automatically generate C++ versions of certain mathematical expressions that I've manipulated in Mathematica. The resultant C++ code fragment is then going to be used ...
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How do I type boxtimes?

How do I type boxtimes in Mathematica, for example $a\boxtimes b$? This symbol is used a lot in mathematics, but I found no corresponding part in Mathematica. In TeX form, I can type \boxtimes. Can ...
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Notebook output behaving erratically

Normally, when reevaluating a cell, the following output cell is overwritten with the new result. I have a lengthy notebook in which at some point for unknown reasons each reevaluation generates a new ...
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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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Substituting a function in the output

I have to calculate the derivatives of the function K defined in the code: ...
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Converting a large floating-point number to a single-line string

When I feed a large (or small) enough floating-point number to ToString, it produces a two-line string, with the first line containing only the exponent of 10: ...
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Formatting All Appropriate Output as Desired Automatically

I want to output in MatrixForm whenever I have a list/vector/matrix, but I do not want to have to type out the command each time. How can I write one command at ...
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Ordering the Terms in an Expression [duplicate]

Why does Mathematica almost always put subtractions as the first term in a summation (as a negative summed with the rest)? How do I circumvent this feature so that every occurrence of "-" follows ...
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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 ...