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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How do I set the fonts for Input and Output in my stylesheet?

I'd like to change the font that Mathematica uses for output by setting the font of the corresponding style in my stylesheet; bit simply overriding the default ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Format and TeXForm does not work as expected

Recently, we had a nice question which brought up an issue that I believe is a bug. In the tutorial Defining Output Formats is an example at the end which doesn't make sense This specifies the <...
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Show Simplified Directives [closed]

Is there a way to force Mathematica to convert an already rendered Graphic to the simplified Directive form of that Graphic. Background: I am currently editing Graphics using Drawing Tools and then ...
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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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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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What are all the named Mathematica styles?

This question came to mind because of this answer to a recent question. Under Style, the Mathematica Documentation Center says the following about named styles. A few common named styles ...
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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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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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Multiplication sign in TeXForm?

How do I get Mathematica to produce TeX output that does not omit the multiplication signs ? For example, this expression: ...
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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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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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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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How to prevent Grid from breaking the line upon export

I want to create a legend for my plots (a mixture of RegionPlots and ContourPlots). The legend should show the meanins of colors as boxes with text in them and the meaning of contours as framed number ...
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PaddedForm adds an additional padding character

I would like to get a sequence from "01" to "10". I tried ...
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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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Trying to write out the prime factorization of a number with CenterDot and Superscript

I am trying to use CenterDot and Superscript, in conjunction with Apply to write out the prime factorization of any given integer. Everything works well UNLESS the prime factorization of the number ...
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How can I make a notebook with two column layout?

How can I make a notebook with two column layout? Is it possible? I saw something tools could do such thing? Author Tools?
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Prevent graphics render inside held expression

Assuming each odd line is input I would like the even lines to be the output of the following lines. In the above the Graphics are inside ...
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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 ...