Questions about the form and content of output returned by Mathematica for a given input or function application. This can include specific differences produced by older versions of Mathematica.

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Infix form of PutAppend ( >>> ) does not work with variable

I'm new to Mathematica, so I suspect this question involves either a misunderstanding involving variables or the usage of >>>. On a webMathematica page ...
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Head of a MatrixForm expression?

An example in http://www-zeuthen.desy.de/theory/capp2005/Course/hahn/mathematica.pdf amounts to the following ...
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How to remove ConditionalExpression from output

I need define the function with parameter so I could directly generate a power series expansion. The problem is that in some cases ConditionalExpression appears in output. Here is my code: ...
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Adding a label to an expression result

To make my notebook easier to read for non-Mathematica literate colleagues (myself included), I'd like to have the output from an assignment expression look somewhat more obvious. Normally an ...
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Wrapping EventHandler by Table

I am making a grid on the screen. The grid is composed of different expressions. I want all of them to have a Gray background, which turns into a ...
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How to capture Print output

How can I capture output from Print from a function which does not leave the printed object as its final output, (and which I do not wish to edit)? E.g. ...
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Deleting Print results

While playing around with $Pre and $Post I created this very annoying piece of code: ...
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Outputting a fraction on one line with an oblique division sign

How can I make Mathematica output a fraction as x/2 as opposed to the x on top with a horizontal bar and ...
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Behaviour of out (%%…%) with comments

Can please someone explain to me the diffrent behavior of this code (6 - 3); (5 - 3); (4 - 3); {%%%, %%, %} Out= {3, 2, 1} and this one ...
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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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How to send output of Information[] command to a text file?

I am having little hard time sending output of Information[] command to a text file. related question How to write output to an external text file in addition to ...
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Breaking up long equations in TeXForm

If I have a horrifically long expression and output it to TeX using TeXForm, I get a long equation which needs to be split up into multiple lines. But splitting it up manually can be quite cumbersome. ...
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Is there a way to accelerate buffering to the screen

I have an application that does a bunch of small computations, mostly Table management, and logic around loops. It takes seconds to execute. However, when I turn on debug (a variable I set for ...
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How to turn off depth sorting of 3D curves for Manipulate?

Is there a way to turn off the default depth sorting of curves in a 3D output of several complicated curves ? Currently, I suspect that depth sorting has a very strong impact on performances on my ...
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How to make the mesh to rotate with a surface in Manipulate?

Here's a Manipulate code to show a particular 3D surface, rotating uniformly in time. The point of this Manipulate box is to show that the surface do indeed rotate like a solid, so I can't "cheat" ...
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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 get the content size (in pixels) of the output in an output cell?

How to get the content size (in pixels, width and height) of the output in an output cell?
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styles and print and output

I know I can use styles to change how the result of Print looks. But I have a case where I use Print to display some ...
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How to know at which point of a calculation I am while using Table

If I use a code of this type: Table[foo[i], {i, 0, 10}] Mathematica won't output anything until it is done: is it possible to know at which point of the ...