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

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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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Why do quote marks appear in output when saved with Save Selection As?

Update: As Simon Woods astutely observed this problem only occurs when you select the cell contents rather than the entire cell via the bracket. Those two tested this and reported, please check again ...
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Incompatibility of Row and TeXForm

In Mathematica 7 Row and TeXForm work harmoniously: ...
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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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Export to pdf from Mathematica involving Greek characters [closed]

When I try to export Greek characters from Mathematica to a pdf file, the pdf is filled with unknown characters. Please note that i have no idea about Mathematica, I have just installed it today. I am ...
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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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Formatting Framed - some FrameStyle graphic directives don't work?

The FrameStyle option in Framed seems to work for some graphics directives but not others, eg: Framed["yo", FrameStyle -> Blue] But ...
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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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Row and Column Headings for a Grid

It would be useful for me if I could write: Grid[{{a, b}, {c, d}, {e, f}}, GridHeadings -> {{"r1", "r2", "r3"}, {"c1", "c2"}}] just like ...
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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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How to “Copy as Unicode” from a Notebook?

I spent some time manually editing a post replacing Mathematica ASCII \[Alpha] with Unicode α. I did this by laboriously ...
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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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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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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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Fractions formatting in Column / Grid

Fractions are squished in GridBox: ...
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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 ...