Specify and control how Mathematica formats its output, including rich text, equations and graphics.

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Formatting a number with fixed number of significant digits

I need a formatting function (say format[x_, n_]) which outputs numbers with fixed n significant digits without unnecessary dot. ...
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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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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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Printing the base 'b' value of an integer as a string (without the subscript base indication)

Is there a simple one-liner to convert a given base 10 integer to a string representation of this integer in some desired base 'b'? Is there a way to do this avoiding the subscript indicating the ...
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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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Customize TableForm behavior for a single function

I have a function of this form Garch[a,b,c....] that gives me a list as an output,where the first column collects names of output variables. Is it possible ...
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How to operate with function body without evaluation

I have several functions (let a[x] and b[x]), defined as expressions with integrals and differentiations. I want to perform some ...
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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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displaying Laurent polynomials nicely

I have some 2-variable Laurent polynomials in $q$ and $t$, and I'd like to collect powers of $q$ and display them without using fractions, and to sort the terms by the power of $q$. For example, I'd ...
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Panel size undesired behaviour

This is next question from the series: better avoid Panel if you care about details. previous about FrameMargins In the ...
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Output of the comand Put

I have a do loop in which I "Put" a ListPlot of a list in every iteration by doing Put[ListPlot[list],"file"] While the process is running and is still not ...
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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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How to change the order of the variables in an output? [duplicate]

I have this output: a(b + c)d + 3 But I want it to become like this: ad(b + c) + 3 How can I do that? Is there a way ...
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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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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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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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Can I Print to a different notebook? (within the context of the same kernel)

Please imagine a simple loop: For[i=1,i<=100,i++, Print[i]; ]; We can ask Print[] to output $(1,2,3,4,...)$ to a ...
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specify field width in Print

I would like to format the output. For example, the following code gives ...
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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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Explicit multiplication * sign in Mathematica [duplicate]

I need to turn my Mathematica output (in string form) to a form that I then need to feed to Maple, and specifically I'd need all multiplications to be marked by * (as opposed to x or, as it happens ...
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Combine multiple outputs into a pane [closed]

Probably unnecessary detail: So here's what I'm envisioning. I have several outputs from different calculations (perhaps several ListAnimated tables of GraphicsGrids of plots). In one, I did all the ...
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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 ...
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Preventing numeric constants from being pulled out of square roots

If I input Sqrt[2 g], Mathematica automatically pulls out the 2 and returns Sqrt[2] Sqrt[g]. ...
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How to substitute the following conditions into an expression?

I have an expression: $p=a\;b\; x + b^2\; y + a\;c\; z$. I want to substitute $a\;b=1$, $b^2 = 2$ and $a\;c = 4$ to obtain $p = x + 2y + 4z$. How can I tell Mathematica to do that? I dont know how to ...
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Specifying Table/grid dimensions in version 7

The result of my calculations is quite large list (nested list to be precise). I would like to improve its visualization, to make it more legible, by setting the number of columns to let's say 5. ...
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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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Set form of all output to InputForm

I try to interact with mathematica using MathLink for symbolic computations. By default it returns strings such as 2\012-1 + E\012-------\012 3\012 E if the ...
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Why is my answer being displayed with “Subscript^(0,1)[a,b]”? [duplicate]

I type in my equations using ctrl+- to make it look nice and my answer outputs in "Subscript^(0,1)[a,b]" form? What is going on? In the answer some bits are displayed with the actual subscripts and ...
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Removing the white space around plots when using customized FrameTicks

I'm using the CustomTicks package, which is part of the LevelScheme package, for styling the ...
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How can I make notebook cell's background become transparent?

How can I make notebook cell's background become transparent? And can be saved as html with the translucent or transparent effect? One of the use is in HTML files, the background of cell hides the ...
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How to change the color of specified digits in a number?

I've been playing with numerical approximations for irrational numbers, and would find it convenient to be able to highlight where these approximations deviate from the known correct answers. For ...
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ListLinePlot x-axis units label

If I want to label the $x$-axis of a ListLinePlot , how do I do that? There are two types of label: a units label which would go to the right of the axis, and ...
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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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Hide function arguments (from unknown functions) for simpler output [duplicate]

How can I print my expression with my function's arguments hidden? For example: exp=A[r,z]+B[s]^2; HideArgs[exp] Output: ...
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Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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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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Character display color

I'm looking to cause the front end to display individual characters in a specific color, just in general, as a default sort of thing. For instance, the character "1" would always display as a red 1, ...
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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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Simplifying expressions involving square roots and 'i' factors

I am doing the contour integration using Mathematica. After extraction of residues, my expression contains a lot of unwanted pairs such as ...
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Numeric output formats

I want to print the expression $A[x] = 8020.6596 \times 1.055^x$ as is on a 2D graphic. I included the line ...
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How to convert this answer into $\ln$ form?

I find the integral Integrate[Sqrt[2 x - x^2] + x^3 Log[(9 - x^2)/(9 + x^2)], {x, 0, 2}] and got ...
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How to save all variables in the workspace into a file? [duplicate]

I did some time consuming computation and obtained a lot of arrays and variables; however after restart the Mathematica Kernel, all these computational results disappeared. How can I save all these ...
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How to get back name of the number from Max function? [duplicate]

So I have this question, using a toy example: a={1,"this"}; b={2,"that"}; result=Max[0,a[[1]],b[[1]]] the result will be 2. However what I want to obtain is ...
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Financial number format

How can I change this function: nFormat=NumberForm[#,{\[Infinity],2},NumberPoint->",",NumberSeparator->".",DigitBlock->3,ExponentStep->10]&; So ...
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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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How do I indent C code generated by SymbolicC?

I'm continuing to experiment with the SymbolicC` package, and it's crucial to be able to inspect the generated code in order to do, well, anything useful with it. ...
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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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Add Brackets to a string list

Hello stackexchange community! I have a stringlist with a value and his error for eg: {{"12","1"},{"13","2"}} Now i want to output this as something like this ...