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Avoid unnecessary truncation

Is there any way to change the general settings in Mathematica so that when I type e.g. 0.34*60000000 I get the output ...
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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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iterate method to find roots

This code gives the roots (lambda-values) of eq1 by using iteration. ...
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Button labels in different platforms

if someone has Mathematica on a mac or a Linux system, could you please evaluate this code: ...
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Why does Mathematica remove some formatting?

I'm trying to save a file as PDF. Using SetOptions[$FrontEnd, PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Printout"] so it looks nice. There are a bunch of formulas, and every ...
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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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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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Transforming parametric representation of coordinates into cartesian coordinate system

Is it possible in Wolfram Mathematica to transform output of BSplineFunction so it returns results in cartesian coordinates not in parametric representation? Thank you for your responce. I should ...
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How do I format expressions so that replacement rules correctly apply to exponents? [duplicate]

I have a series of rules that I would like to apply to a series of expressions with variables, but cannot get Mathematica to correctly recognize that these rules should apply when my variables have ...
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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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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 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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MatrixForm control inside Row[]

I would like to pretty print two column vectors of different lengths so that they are aligned at the top rather than centered, which seems to be the default. For example, ...
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Rounding only reals in an expression containing, reals, integers and symbols

I am trying to make a function that would make rounding real numbers in an expression possibly consisting of real numbers, integer numbers and symbols. An example of such an expression is below: ...
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How to convert equations to piecewise form

equations={{2 u,2,1+t,1}=={a c,a b+c,a+b,1},{u,t,0,1}=={c d,c+b d,b+d,1}}; Thread/@equations//TraditionalForm equations was typed to do some ...
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How to apply multiple format to a list

I have a nested list like matrix = {{1.2345664, 2.38673956, 3.567846}, {0.00034554, 124.4554654, 6.34543}, {0.0000233, 244.34454, 2}} and I want to apply ...
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Trig angles simplifying in worksheet

I would like to generate a table of trig questions such as: ...
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Export image data precision

I'm sure there is a very easy way to control this, but I have been searching for an hour now without luck. I plot a function and export it to get a table that I can use in TikZ. ...
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Partial Differential Formatting by default

I read http://blog.wolfram.com/2011/12/15/mathematica-qa-series-converting-to-conventional-mathematical-typesetting/ and I could use pdConv mentioned there, or ...
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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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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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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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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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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 Mathematica complex number for fortran code use [closed]

I'm using Mathematica 10. I am trying to write into a file complex number output to then be read by a Fortran code. But when I do : ...
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Why does my dataset lose its typesetting when I add columns?

I've tried multiple methods of adding and removing columns to a dataset, but it seems no matter which way I choose I can't get the data to typeset as a table. Here's my initial dataset: 1) ...
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Changing face as you type in an expression in notebook

I've a Mathematica notebook for my class notes. When writing plain text in cells, I can dynamically bold and unbold with the ctrl+b shortcut. However, when in a mathematical expression, this shortcut ...
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Remove extra space between commas in subscripts generated by InputAlias

There are (unwanted) extra spaces between comma separators that are generated when I create an alias with subscript. Here is the code I am using: ...
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How could I make an Excel-like table?

I am looking to build a simple Excel type of a table with four columns. I have spent some time researching Mathematica documentation, but haven't come across a way to implement that. Here is a ...
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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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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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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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Why is my answer being displayed with “Subscript^(0,1)[a,b]”?

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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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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Printing intermediate calculations in an external file, while suppressing the output in the notebook

I'm trying to construct a text-file that contains all the operations that Mathematica performs when evaluating an expression. However, i'd like to suppress all output in the notebook in which I'm ...
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TableForm behavior change

In an older version NoteBook, I was able to specify some options for TableForm, which enabled the printing of an expression in a simple fashion: ...
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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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Removing -> from list of numbers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to extract values from a list of rules? If I have a vector v = {x->1.03, x-> 2.01, .... }, and I want to use an element in the list, I can get an element as ...
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How to generate table without comma and bracket or get rid of those?

I want just data without comma and brackets. Even TableForm is not working for me. For example, the general pattern of my table is ...
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Do not expand matrices in Mathematica calculation

Here is an example of a problem I'm having. Consider that I have defined: omega={{p[t]},{q[t]},{r[t]}} x={{a},{b},{c}} R={{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,d}} What I would ...
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Variable Value as Range

Thank you for the help so far! I would like to assign +/i signs for the function and solution such as (+)(+)(-) and therefore (-). It is working for the first evaluation, λlower, but not for the ...
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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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Why does my function return an expression rather than a number? [closed]

I feel like I'm going insane. I have a function $f(x)=e^{-x^2}$ which I need to evaluate using forward, backward and central first order finite differences with intervals ...
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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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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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Sum of roots of a trigonometric equation

The equation $$ \sin x + \sqrt{3} \cos x = 1,$$ where $x \in [-2\pi, 2\pi]$ has four roots $-\dfrac{3\pi}{2}$, $\dfrac{\pi}{2}$, $\dfrac{\pi}{2}$ and $\dfrac{11\pi}{6}$. Sum of roots of the given ...
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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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Formatting the results from solving a differential equation

{{x[t] -> 600 (t + I π t - 50 Log[50] + t Log[50] + 50 Log[50 - t] - t Log[-50 + t])}} After solving a differential equation, I get an answer in a form where I ...
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Showing all Digits

What is the simplest method to display all digits by adjusting this code? t = Table[1 + 10^(-n), {n, 1, 10}] // TableForm Output: 1.1 1.01 1.001 1.0001 ...