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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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Derivation after substitution not working

I have a code that will output an expression in form of a functions like this ...
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Strings and Formatting

There is something about strings which doesn't seem to be totally clear for me (for the moment): When entering "a string", the output, formatted as "Output" gives this string without the quotes. But ...
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How to plot an Eddington-Finkelstein diagram

I need to plot the same thing as what is shown on the third picture of the site below (sorry, I'm unable to poste that picture here) : http://ion.uwinnipeg.ca/~vincent/4500.6-001/Cosmology/...
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Exponential number with negative base? [closed]

Consider the following number: (-1)^(2/3) I want to get output in real field, equal with: (-1)^2 = 1, 1^(1/3) = 1 Thus <...
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Add text label in the top-left of a TableForm

I have a function that should give a multiplication table for an integer input: TableForm[Outer[Times, Range[#], Range[#]], TableHeadings -> Automatic]& ...
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Change cell frame color in stylesheet

I am trying to make a custom stylesheet, but I am not able to get rid of the cell frame color from the base stylesheet. In particular, I have: I have changed the background color of the cell to ...
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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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FullForm in Linux Command Line with -noprompt

I am looking for a way to get the output of FullForm in Command Line under Linux (Debian) using -noprompt argument. Example : What I have : a+b*c What I want : <...
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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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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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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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What's the difference between the following two codes?

I have two codes to find the integer numbers $m$, $x$, $y$, $z$ in the system of equations. First code ...
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How to draw a pane with rounded corners?

Pane[ Style["text is here", Bold, FontColor -> Darker[Gray, .6], Background -> Red ], Alignment -> {Center, Center} ] How to let the pane have ...
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Can I improve this sloppy code used with Manipulate?

I'm not an advanced user of Mathematica, and yet I managed to get the Manipulate command work to do something interesting. The problem I have is that I have the ...
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Save a fraction matrix in Mathematica into C++ friendly format

In MMA I have a 2d matrix whose each entry is a irrational number(in fraction format in MMA). Say: ...
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Delete Cell Inside of Module

I want to print a dynamic output while some code is running and then automatically delete it when when the output is done. PrintTemporary is not quite what I am looking for -- I want the output to be ...
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Can one prevent $\TeX$ conversion from changing form of expressions?

This is similar to my previous question Can one prevent operators like `Factor` or `Apart` from changing full form of some algebraic expressions? but concerns $\TeX$ and I cannot figure out whether I ...
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How to change the number display of output from RecurrenceTable

Is there a way to change how numbers are displayed in the output from RecurrenceTable? ...
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Conditional Formatting based on Option

Consider the function Foo[symbol_String, opt:OptionsPattern[]] which has as one of its options Label which defaults ...
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How to show formula and substitute variable values?

I'm looking for an easy way to make a 'dynamic' paper for some engineering calculations (I'm talking about hundreds of pages with lots of different formulas). The problem is hard to describe so I'll ...
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How to change the OutputFormat of the Power operator in FortranForm

I'm trying to have mathematica automatically give me an equation which I can use in a different programming language. FortranForm produces output which is very similar to what the other language is ...
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Change Tensor Product symbol for aesthetically pleasing output

I'm trying to find a way of keeping an ordered list of subscripted integers which can be outputted in an aesthetically pleasing way to make analysis easier. The idea is to have a list of numbers that ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Randomizing a lab

I teach a class where students do a weekly lab in Mathematica. They do it in a computer lab, and because there are many of them, and only one of me, I encourage them to help one another. ...
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Substituting Symbol font for Mathematica's custom font in exported plots and other graphics

Mathematica includes some custom fonts that allow you to use a wide range of mathematical symbols in output. For example, one can write: ...
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List of different values which have to be formatted differently

I have a large list of values which – for presentation in my LaTeX document – I need to format. For instance: I have calculated growth rates which I now would like to have formatted in the form of: <...
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Output short denominator as pre-factor

How can I make the output print like the input, with the short denominator written as a factor in front of the long expression? I was messing with styles earlier today to do something else, and at ...
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Why the curly bracket? [closed]

Why are there the curly braces in the output of DY = {{Cos[ay], 0, Sin[ay]}, {0, 1, 0}, {-Sin[ay], 0, Cos[ay], 0}}; DY // MatrixForm It looks inconsistent ...
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Pretty Printing in Mathematica

I have a list ep = {I Sqrt[2], {{I, 1/GoldenRatio, Sqrt[2]}, {1, 0, 1}}} and I want to write a function that will output the list ...
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How to write a function that returns the combined output of several built-in functions

I am trying to make a module that takes a Boolean function, and prints the following: the function's truth table the function's NOR epxression the function's minimal Disjunctive normal form So far ...
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Format something Inactive

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Mathematica output format

Basically Mathematica is giving me outputs in a format I do not recognise. I've just started Year 12, so there are mathematical terms I do not understand. For example, ...
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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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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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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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Indenting Bulleted List in Notebooks [duplicate]

I am writing a paper using Mathematica Notebook and need to create a bulleted list. I saw this answer (Indenting bulleted lists in notebooks) and was able to create a new stylized notebook with the ...
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Constructing new output object graphics [duplicate]

Occasionally, when you ask Mathematica to carry out a task for which there is no good compact representation for the output, it will generate a special icon in v10, or an abbreviation in lower ...
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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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Is there any way to get Times displayed as $\cdot, *,$ or $\times$ in output form? [duplicate]

In the output of Mathematica, operators $\cdot$ or * or $\times$ are usally displayed as space; e.g., $x * y$ becomes $x \, y$ in output. Is there any option that can be set to make "space" becomes $\...
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Displaying subscripted symbols with TraditionalForm

I have pasted this code in from Mathematica 10 ...
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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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How to simplify a polynomial and get the results in the order that I want? [duplicate]

How to simplify a polynomial in a order that I want? Assume that I have a polynomial here, for example, $a^3 b^4 c^2$, the order of symbels is the dictionary order, $a>b>c$. But what if I want ...