# Tagged Questions

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

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### Mathematica, stop sorting my output! [on hold]

I'm trying to get some output from Mathematica / WolframAlpha, but it's coming out in a useless format. Mathematica is, for some reason, sorting my output. Below is the output from my function and ...
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### How to change the output form of result

If you use Mathematica to do this integral: Integrate[1/(x^2 - a^2), x] you will get a uncommon function form like ...
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### Partitioned Matrix in Display Form in a Notebook

Consider: $$A=\left[\begin{array}{rrr|rr} 2 & -3 & 1 & 0 & -4\\ 1 & 5 & -2 & 3 & -1\\ \hline 0 & -4 & -2 & 7 & -1 \end{array}\right]$$ Let's say I am ...
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### Distribute operator on functions

I wrote this code: ...
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### How to use Collect[…] with matrices? [closed]

I have a matrix function $T_4(t)$ which is evaluated as follows: \left( \begin{array}{cc} \frac{1}{48} \left(t^4-8 t^2+48\right) & \frac{1}{768} t \left(t \left(t \left(t^3-32 t+64\right)+256\...
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### Is it possible to “pretty print” my input integral in Mathematica like Wolfram|Alpha does?

With Wolfram|Alpha, if I enter: Integrate[r^3, {t, 0, 2Pi}, {r, 0, 2}, {z, r^2, 4}] Wolfram|Alpha will pretty print my input like so: Which is very readable, ...
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### NumberForm NumberPadding outside of NumberSigns formatting

I am getting an unexpected result with NumberForm's NumberPadding option when specifying ...
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### colored array of output

I would like to have colored array of an output. Assume for example we have an array of numbers or texts as output and we want different colors for different classes of them. For example A={...
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### How to create a dynamic expanding DisplayForm's styled like the ones in v10?

The display forms for objects like ClassifierFunction are nice clickable boxes I like this, and now I'm trying to create my a custom version of this for my ...
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### Accessing Plot's default formatting [duplicate]

I'd like to plot multiple sets of data, along with trend line fits for each. I can do this by plotting the fits, and then including the data in an Epilog. But I'd ...
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I have a set ...
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### Obtaining a Previously Constructed Function as Desired Output

I was playing around with some Generalized Trigonometric Functions defined as follows; ...
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### Keeping Stretching Brackets/Braces/Parenthesis in A String

Hopefully a simple one...Does anyone know how to preserve "bracket stretching" in a string. For instance, if I copy a formula and use it as a plot label or in any string the brackets revert back to <...
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### Set number of digits after decimal separator

How can I specify the amount of digits after the decimal separator in output without limiting the total number of digits? Simple question, but I could not find the answer anywhere. I did find ...
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### Collect partial derivatives and rewrite them with delta/nabla

Ultimately, I wish to get the higher generalized product rule for Laplacian. That is, we have $\Delta(fg)=f\Delta g+2\nabla f\cdot\nabla g+g\Delta f$ but what is $\Delta^n(fg)$? I am tying to guess ...
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### Exported graphics have issues with word wrapping

I am trying to export a plot as an image. My actual plot uses Show to combine a ListPlot and several Plots, with a common legend. The code below is a dummy version that produces the same problem: <...
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### Control output in mathematica

I'm producing a set of coordinates for every iteration in a simulation and saving it into a txt file in the following way: ...
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### How to create a Text with certain size given in a specified way?

Note: all these coordinates are in Graphics system, not text size system. so specifying simply by Style[text, 5] or so won't ...
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### Size of headings for a table with graphs

I want to change the size of the heading of a table that includes graphs and am having no luck. The command I am currently using is ...
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### How to type greek letters on mathematica.stackexchange [migrated]

I usually ask questions on this website, and many of them contain greek letters in the code part. For instance: \[CapitalTheta]=0 After a while, someone edits ...
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### Disconnected Frame/Axes in Plots

Is it possible to have "Tufte" style figure axes? That is so that the axes do not need to connect or span the entire data range? For an example of what I mean from the R's default histogram style: ...
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### Einstein summation and traditional form of partial derivative of implicit function

I am quite new in Mathematica (1 week new) and after many trials I did not manage to make my partial derivatives to look traditional way. There are few topics such as How to make traditional output ...
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### How to make traditional output for derivatives

Hello again after some pause. i have a problem how to present partial derivatives in traditional form, not as Mathematica gave it to me in its notation. So I want to present this ...
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### Make a .C3D file in Mathematica

I have two different groups of points in an excel file, which are captured by two different cameras from two different angles (Motion Capture Process). These points are extracted by using markers on a ...
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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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### How to output an expression to an external file in “plain text” format without breaking lines?

Given a pretty long expression, such as ...
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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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### How can I define MakeBoxes for Inactive forms of user-defined heads?

Here I define a MakeBoxes for Times: ...
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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: ...