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Loading custom notation on startup without showing the Notation palette

I was creating some custom notations using the Notation package and it works fine. I put it in my default personal package, and it loads fine on Mathematica's startup. To make it complete I need just ...
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How to make a filled Ellipsoid?

I want to make a filled Ellipsoid, but it seems Filling options doesn't work in Graphics ...
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Time-frequency analysis beyond wavelets

What possibilities are there for time-frequency analysis in Mathematica beyond wavelet decomposition? I could not even find a simple STFT.
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Error When Creating Package

I am trying to make my own package based on the code from this Question. The following is the code from that page: ...
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Looking for a package regarding Schur Polynomials and Kostka numbers

I'm currently looking for any Mathematica package that involves Schur polynomials and/or Kostka numbers. More generally, I'd be happy with anything that expands on symmetric polynomials in general. ...
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Installing R packages using RLink on Mac OS X

Is there any updates regarding installing CRAN packages via RLink in Mathematica 10 on Mac OS X? Or are we still stuck with the base R package and that's it? I was able to point to my R distribution ...
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VariationalD giving the wrong solution?

EDIT: As pointed out in the comments, VariationalD gives a variational derivative (which I don't want), not a derivative with respect to a function (i.e. ...
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Does new MMA9 Time Series support obsolete the old TimeSeries Package?

MMA9 includes a fair number of functions and symbols that seem to overlap with the old TimeSeries package. The new features are documented here and the old material is documented here. Some of the ...
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Does one need to be careful about loading multiple (many) contexts or packages in the same session?

I have a number of large pieces of precomputed data which I am considering putting into individual packages in order to load them (via DeclarePackage) and unload ...
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Computing Ehrhart's polynomial for a convex polytope

Is there a Mathematica implementation for computing the Ehrhart polynomial of a convex polytope which is specified either by its vertices or by a set of inequalities? I am interested in knowing this ...
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Package for voting systems

Is there a mathematica package that implements common voting systems (like IRV where voters will rank the candidates)?
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Simplifying the trace of a matrix expression

I have a long expression involving matrices that I derived using the NCAlgebra package. Can I simplify the trace of the expression? For example, say b is a scalar ...
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Listing all usage messages from a loaded package

I am writing several packages in collaboration with others. In order to help the group use my packages, I want to provide them with a simple reference of function names and usage messages. How can I ...
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FeynCalc “May shadow or be shadowed by other definitions”

So I've downloaded the latest FeynCalc from this site and put the extracted folder in user/me/library/Mathematica/application, but when I write the command ...
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Does the operating system matter when using Encode[]?

I have a package I want to distribute. I wrote the package in Version 9 under a Mac OS X operating system. I want to Encode[] the package. The end user will ...
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How to use SuperLog by loading SMLE.m

I am researching a software reliability model that has many parameters that need to be estimated. I want to use a maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) to estimate those parameters. After I searched ...
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Function saved in a package won't load in the deployed CDF on startup

I wrote a function and saved it in a package. I saved a copy of the package in the Autoload folder too. I deployed a CDF that contains this function. When I open the CDF later, this function (which ...
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How to use MathPSfrag package in Mathematica 10?

I am interested to use LaTeX like labels in the plots that I prepare in Mathematica, and hence, I downloaded the MathPSfrag package from this website ...
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Function behaves differently inside a package than outside

I defined a function TestHead in a notebook as follows: TestHead[z___] := TrueQ[{z} == Cases[{z}, x_ /; Head[x] === avar]] to ...
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Perturbation theory in general relativity using xAct

I'm trying to use the xAct Mathematica package for manipulating tensors, and I'd like to plug in a metric into the perturbation equations to first order in general relativity, and have everything ...
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Coordinate free differential forms package

I am looking for a package in Mathematica which can handle differential forms in a coordinate free manner. I am aware of several packages which do differential forms, but it seems that for all of them ...
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Command line execution of Mathematica notebooks and conversion to .m

Sometimes one may want to execute a notebook via the command line (for example to run it remotely). As far as I know it's not possible to run notebooks directly, but ...
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How to transform a DumpSaved .mx file to .m file conveniently?

I have many DumpSave-d .mx files under a directory. They are generated under Linux. The .mx ...
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Why does $Path change when I examine it in new cell after I just changed it?

This is really driving me crazy. In one cell, I change $Path by removing from it un-needed paths that I do not want for the duration of a computation I will be ...
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Problem with Creating Mathematica Package

Currently I am working on creating the package on Mathematica version 9 on Windows 7. Here is my code as follows: ...
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How can Private functions be made completely opaque?

I want to make Private functions. From my point of view, being a Private function means that the function is not accessible from other packages. For that purpose I wrote the following code. But my ...
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How to determine all possible functions/symbols that can be accessed from a Mathematica installation?

I made a list of all symbols and functions that can be accessed from Mathematica and any included package that comes with it after standard installation. I thought I managed to get a list of ...
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Using header files

I have a piece of code I keep using in new notebooks over and over again and I have to copy and paste it in each new notebook. Problem arises: if I update the code in one file I have to manually do ...
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How to exit a package gracefully in the middle?

How to exit a package in the middle, for example, ...
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Can I put subscripted parameter values into a package?

When defining packages, can I put parameter values alone or along with functions into a package in subscripted form? ...
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How to make a package for buttons

I am trying to make a Package for a piece of code though it's not needed here as it is very small. But my actual code here is a little bit different from that ...
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Package for representation of groups (group theory)

I wanted to know if there is a package which allows to compute representations of a group like the definition representation, adjoint and so on (for example the Pauli matrix for $SU(2)$ if I specify ...
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Testing a package in Mathematica 9

I am in the process of writing a package, but my way of testing it just seems wrong and inefficient. Each time I edit the .m file, I save it, quit the kernel, call the package in a separate notebook ...
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Run encoded package code through .NET/Link?

An earlier question of mine, Prevent package from being opened in a notebook interface, never received an answer, but Albert Retey's comments did lead me to an entirely different solution. To secure ...
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Package relative file path specification

I have some packages inside a folder (named Packs) that is in the same file level of some executed package. ...
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Creating event handler with ImplementJavaInterface inside a package

I am trying to make my Mathematica function to serve as an event handler for the events generated by a Java object. Specifically, I have a Java object that connects as a client to a server that ...
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Simple problem about shadow symbols in multi-contexts

When I'm tiding up my simple packages, shadow awlays comes out. Here is an example. Packages1 ...
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ParallelTable Works in Regular Notebook but Gives Error When Packaged

Consider the following: ...
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how to load packages on local computer when using remote kernels

I usually works remotely using kernels on our hpc and front-end on my local laptop. This enable me do relatively large computation within my laptop(IP address of my laptop may change frequently). But ...
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Namespaces in Mathematica

In many programming languages one can define a namespace with namespace abc How can the similar be done in Mathematica? The ...
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CycleIndex in v8

If I type ?CycleIndex I get Information::notfound: Symbol CycleIndex not found. >> If I then type ...
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Can a Mathematica Application be inside another Application?

The file structure of a simple MMA Application can have the form: MyApplication MyApplication.m SomeAuxiliarPack.m Kernel init.m Where ...
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Mathematica Library

I created a Mathematica packagr and then I used the Needs function to add the library to my .nb file, but when use a function in my .nb file and the function is built in my library it comes up with ...
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Should I end all definitions from packages with semicolon?

I noticed that if I open a .m file in Mathematica and click on the Run Package button, all the ...
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Creation of name.m Package

I have a structure of folders. Main Directory( has init.m, and name.m files) Subfolders under Main directory library ( has the packages, pacakge1.m, package2.m) Data (some xcel sheets and other ...
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How do you get Weisstein’s Hyphenate package to run?

I've put Eric Weisstein's Hyphenate.m package in $UserBaseDirectory/Utilities; installed the requisite ...
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ContextPath and autocompletion with subpackages

I'm developing a larger package which includes several subpackages. My problem is, that I can't introduce the symbols in the subpackages to the autocompletion by loading the main package, but by ...
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Needs, Get and << [duplicate]

I think I read somewhere that Needs is the recommended way to import dependencies, but I usually see << used in examples. ...
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Package for interacting with the AR.Drone by Todd Gayley?

Anyone in possesion of the package develop by Todd Gayley to interact with the AR.Drone? Haven't been able to find it anywhere... Referring to this video: ...
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Eureqa Client to connect to Mathematica under Windows

Does there exist a way to use Eureqa software with Mathematica under Windows? That is, is there a working client to connect to a Eureqa server?