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Tidy form of numbers with errors using ScientificForm

Say I've computed something and got a number 0.02112398 with a computed error: 0.000331 Formatting it with ScientificForm[0.02112398 \[PlusMinus] 0.000331] gives ...
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Customized FortranForm output

Let's take the following example V = (-G*Mn)/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2 + z^2 + cn^2]; Vx = D[V, x]; FortranForm[Vx] The result is ...
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Formatting Ticks and FrameTicks labels with a function

Is there a convenient way to format tick labels? In this example I would like to use the default Mathematica tick intervals, but simply convert the X axis labels to strings with "s" added. As you ...
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How to scale multiple graphics to preserve relative sizes?

I'm looking for a simple way to make the displays of different Graphics expressions accurately reflect their relative sizes. (By "simple" I mean that it does not ...
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Set PlotTheme globally?

Can one set a default PlotTheme globally? While I recognize one can make lots of workarounds to sort of do this: Go to ...
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Showing AlgebraicNumber[1/2 (1 + Sqrt[5]), {-3, 2}] in human-readable way

Is there a function to show algebraic numbers in Mathematica more conveniently? I am looking for something similar to MatrixForm for matrices. For example, I would like to view ...
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Inconsistent display of TraditionalForm in version 9

After installing version 9, the default style sheet uses Arial font in text and formula cells. So far, so bad. At least one would hope this is done consistently. But now I see this: You can see ...
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Incompatibility of Row and TeXForm

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 10.1.0 or later Update: Since no one has been able to give a reason for this change in behavior or provide a solution I am tagging this as a bug. ...
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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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Save a result containing HoldForm to a file

This is the workflow I have. Basically, I want the outputs of the polynomials I computed are in a specific order. (It is not the same one here, this is just an example.). ...
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Prepare mathematica output to be parsed in Python

I have Mathematica output that I would like to parse in python so I can generate equivalent expressions. So suppose I have the following: ...
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How to specify the square-bracket analogue of MatrixForm?

MatrixForm uses "round brackets" as delimiter. These are like parentheses, but contrary to "regular" parentheses, they stretch vertically to accommodate the height ...
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writing data in defined format into file

I have a code that writes datas into file using PutAppend[]. A simple form of the code is written below, ...
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Output of List formatted strangely

I'm running a monte carlo simulation which uses random input data and performs calculations on it, and then outputs a 100 by 100 sized array with my data. The code works without a problem but for some ...
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Format polynomial output for cutting and pasting into a text file

Suppose I have the polynomial given by the determinant of this matrix: matry = {{1 - R, 3, -3}, {1, 0 - R, 0}, {0, 1, 0 - R}} I am feeding the Mathematica output ...
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Mathematica hangs when computing page breaks

I'd like to set pagebreaks in my notebook according to my needs. But now I have huge problem with see print preview or saving as pdf because it gets stuck during computing page breaks on several dozen ...
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Are there examples that arrange graphs or plots with Mathematica?

If we have 4 graphs or output plots, could we arrange them and merge in one graph elegently?
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Change cell frame color in stylesheet

I am tryin 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, where I have changed the background color of the cell to ...
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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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How to export data files using specific format

Very often, I have to export data files from Mathematica. These output files contain several columns and hundreds of lines with data. For the sake of the question let's create a sample list ...
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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 ...
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Continuous background color of adjacent cells

I'm trying to make continuous blocks of cells so that their background colors are the same, but without breaks of white space between them. E.g. After some recent digging, I found the option "Show ...
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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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Import a jpeg file and a mov file and display them side by side

I am planning to use Mathematica for a presentation. In one of the slides I need to place a jpeg file side by side to a mov file. ...
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How to print unevaluated arguments in the form they were originally typed in?

I'm looking for a way to print a function's arguments, not only unevaluated, but also in the way they were originally typed in. By way of experimentation, I tried stuff like this: ...
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Give the result in separate lines

I have the following command Reap[Do[If[GCD[i, 7280] == 1 && Mod[729*i, 7280] > i, Sow[{i, Mod[729*i, 7280]}]], {i, 0, 7280}]] which gives pairs ...
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How to make Mathematica show matrices and vectors nicely

It shows me like {{0}, {1}, {0}, {-1}} . Is it possible to make it look like a vector, always?
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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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how to create, print and use variables using a loop in Mathematica?

I want to create, print and be able to use (i.e. do symbolic operations) variables in Mathematica using a for loop or equivalent. So, I have a bunch of variables of this form: $$dS_i = -\beta_i ...
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How to set the output be generated in a cell different from “Output”

I would have some functions, for instance Plot, to generate their output using a different Cell's style rather than "Output". The reason is that I'm producing some documents with many images and, for ...
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Alignement of text

I adopted the following clever code from Mr. Wizard (see here ). HoldForm[+##] & @@ RandomInteger[100, 2] I want to prepare a practising table of addition ...
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TableAlignments -> Left not working

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.1.0 or later For a very simple dataset TableAlignments->Left does not work: ...
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How can I put the results of TrigFactor function into a more convenient form?

a1 D11 Cos[n x] + a0 a1 D11 Cos[n x] + 1/2 a1 a3 D11 Cos[n x] + 1/2 a2 a4 D11 Cos[n x] I have a large trigonometric expression. Can I factor out different ...
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Notebook vs. DocumentNotebook; display a Notebook inline, like a DocumentNotebook

If you evaluate a DocumentNotebook[] expression in the front-end, it nicely displays inline, inside of an output cell in the current notebook: For my purposes, ...
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How to plot a 3D surface from an Excel matrix, using column and row headers as axis labels

I am trying to use Mathematica to plot a surface chart similar to the ones that are created from Microsoft Excel. The point is to be able to easily colorize and manipulate the plot by free 3D ...
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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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Creating subscripts from a list

I want to use Subscripts to prettify a matrix and started the following way ...
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Interpreting Mathematica output or producing cleaner output

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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How to label only leaves in TreeForm?

I have a Huffman encoding represented as a list in the following manner: encoding = {{{w, d}, {o, s}}, {{{e, q}, a}, {i, j}}}; This means that ...
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DifferentialRoot

I want to obtain y(x) of following answer with mathematica: and my code 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 suppress Tooltip in built-in templates?

...or maybe switch the message. But I will be happy with no Tooltip at all. I've naively tried with ...
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Cannot normally underline slash characters and hyperlinks

Really, if you evaluate Style["/", Underlined] or type / and set the font of the character to be underlined through Format|Font..., you get $/$, not ...
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Using an external Pattern breaks Format

I noted while writing this answer that using an external Pattern on Format doesn't work: ...
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Paste data into Mathematica with formatting

Select the following Mathematica code and paste it into a notebook. In Windows 7(Mathematica 8) the line breaks are not interpreted in the expression. In fact any data copipasted from stackexchange ...
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Unexpected results from output with NumberForm and ScientificForm

I wrote this little function to help me export tables with formatted numbers to files: (By the way, if you have suggestions on how to make it more efficient and compact, it would be great) ...
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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 ...