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Annoying display truncation of numerical results

I have a lot of data to inspect. An example of a number in my program is 123.189094 This gets displayed as 123.189 ...
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How do I edit the background of Axis labels in my plot?

I'm using the standard report stylesheet in Mathematica and when I output a plot, I've set it up so that I get a white background, however the axis labels still have a gray background. How do I change ...
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How to Copy formatted code without backslashes added?

By default code copied from the FrontEnd is formatted with backslashes added at the ends of lines. For example, evaluating in a Notebook Range[40] and copying ...
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TeXForm output in a tabular environment

As far as I can see TeXForm of a matrix produces LaTeX arrays, which assume LaTeX is in math mode. However, Mathematica can be used to produce whole tables ...
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FormBox in pretty strings

My goal is to write usage messages in the same style as Mathematica's built-in ones, such as List::usage. This involves a mess of ...
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Interpreting Mathematica output or producing cleaner output [closed]

Could someone please explain what the following would look like in standard math notation (or explain to me what this means): ...
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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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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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How to copy formatted numbers as MathML without extra quotes?

I have the following code: a = 6.08717*10^6; b = a/3; c = a*1.5; d = a^2; matrix={{a, b, c, d},{b, c, d, a},{c, d, a, b},{d, a, b, c}} // EngineeringForm ...
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Understanding evaluation and typesetting

Background So, one could be surprised by the fact that: Hold @ Grid[{{1, 2}}] (*or*) Hold @ Graphics @ Disk[] This issue and methods of prevention are ...
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How to change an expression to Fortran90 form?

I have a large expression produced by Mathematica. To use this expression in my Fortran program I need to change it to a Fortran90 form. I am not satisfied with the ...
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Can evaluation show what was evaluated along with results? [duplicate]

After I write and evauate the following lines in Mathematica: a = 1 b = 2 x = a + b It will show only the result : 3. I want mathematica to show the following ...
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What does the symbol Continuation do?

There is a symbol Continuation (residing in the System` context). There is no usage or documentation for this symbol. ...
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Multiple output cells, suppressed by semicolon

I'd like to write a function that outputs multiple cells, as in Multiple output cells, but not when the function is called with a semicolon at the end. Any idea how?
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Getting AbsoluteTiming to display in hours, minutes, and seconds

I'm doing some extended length calculations and was wondering how I could get AbsoluteTiming to display in hours, minutes, and seconds. I googled and found nothing, ...
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Why does N[1.000 01, 10] return 1.00001, but N[1.000 001, 10] returns only 1.?

Why is it so? When I ask for N[1.00001, 10] I get quite reasonably 1.00001 But when I ask for ...
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Visualize Pascal's triangle with the product of the terms in the $n$th row

How to make the following graphics by using Mathematica? What I tried: I used J.M's answer for the Pascal triangle ...
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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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Automatically add appropriate prefix to Quantity

Is there a function that automatically adds the appropriate prefix to a Quantity object? For example, I would like a function ...
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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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Way to improve “show me this decimal number to M places, don't use scientific notation”?

The best way I can come up with to say "show me this fraction as a decimal number to M places, don't use scientific notation" is: ...
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How do I use the third and fourth arguments of Parenthesize?

Parenthesize seems to do a good job with constructing boxes that need to be appropriately parenthesized: ...
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Using different style on segments of a plot [duplicate]

Is it possible to plot a function with two different colors? To illustrate, let's have: Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 π}] which plots a curve. And I would like it to be ...
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How can I get LogIntegral[z] to be printed as “li[z]”?

I have no problem with the current formatting of the function, but for the sake of the reader less familiar with Mathematica functions, is there a way to define, say, ...
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Using TraditionalForm to express equations

I have a notebook in which a couple of partial derivatives are calculated. At the time of publishing this notebook, I'd like to make the resulting equations look the way they would in standard ...
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Sum over abstract value

My plan is to write a sum over an index. Currently I write Sum[f[OverTilde[q]], OverTilde[q] ∈ Subscript[l, i]] but Mathematica always tells me that "The ...
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To style Sound object

While doing some signal processing research my aesthetic feelings were heavily struck by following output: The problem here is that 211.96 s label is partially ...
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Bar chart scale in multi-chart visualisation

This is a rewording of a previous question which probably wasn't very well explained, and so didn't get any responses(!). I'm trying to create a chart which shows the smooth kernel distribution of ...
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Using Mathematica to batch-produce text files

I need to make a bunch of plaintext files, all of which differ only in a single parameter. The text I want to "copy" or "batch produce" is a little bit complex, since it contains quoted areas and ...
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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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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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Are there any code which just derivative of piecewise function(same distence)?

I wrote this code: Piecewise[{{x^2, 0 <= x <= 1}, {x, x <= 4}}] and I got derivative of this code: ...
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How to set global style of controls in Manipulate?

I created a Manipulate code which is using several sliders, with the same font output (style, size, font familly, ...). How can I save some space by defining a global style for all the slider ...
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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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Heading in Table Form Question

I have: modadd = Table[Mod[i + j, 3], {i, 0, 2}, {j, 0, 2}]; TableForm[modadd, TableHeadings -> {{0, 1, 2}, {0, 1, 2}}] Which produces: How can I put a ...
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How to speed up TextJustification in Mathematica 10

Based on this question: - Version 7 print environment - I set up two 10 page test documents in version 7.0.1 and version 10.1. The version 7 document exported to PDF in 4.18 seconds whereas the ...
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CForm and Piecewise

I am trying to use Mathematica to evaluate a long function and I would like to export the result to C using CForm. However, my function is a ...
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Output lists with new line for each record element [closed]

When Mathematica outputs nested lists, it just gloms one record right after the next record and it wraps around in the space available, for example: ...
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Write complex number in terms of absolute value and phase

I have a long vector and some of the values (19 out of 64) are complex. I got them using the Mathematica Rationalize function, so the complex ones are written in the a+bi form. Is there a function I ...
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How to add/insert a well aligned graphics on top of another one?

I need to add a small graphics on top of a larger one, and the small graphics should stick very close to the large one, with their axis aligned. Here's a minimal code to work with, using some ...
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Output in FunctionExpand for function of Gamma

I used of this code: α Gamma[α] // FunctionExpand and get output: Gamma[1 + α] Also I used of this code: ...
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How cut any integer number?

I have this output: (323909701210368 Sqrt[3] t^(56/3))/(11 Gamma[2/3] Gamma[59/3]) + ( 23266815064996478976000 t^(71/3))/(Gamma[2/3] Gamma[74/3]) I want to have ...
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How to override DisplayForm of (mixed) time Quantity

What's the best approach to overriding DisplayForm for specific types of Quantity eg time especially w/ mixed units? Current is ...
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How to create some macros

I have two question in one. In the following code, I want to manipulate a plot in a centered cell. It is fastiduous to try always to remember the way to act. Could I define some macro as in a standard ...
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Same mesh graduations on a plane as axes ticks

I need to define a plane with a mesh as a reference plane. Currently, the mesh lines don't match the axes ticks. That plane is defined so it can adapt automatically to a variable scale in a ...