Questions about applying a consistent look or form to Mathematica output, including use of the built-in styling constructs (Style, PlotStyle, etc). For questions specific to styling in notebooks with stylesheet properties please use the [stylesheet] tag.

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Shortcuts for Indentation in Text Cells?

Marking a cell's bracket and then using Alt-7 I can make it a Text cell using the formatting set forth in Default.nb or in a modification of it stored with the notebook itself (so called "private ...
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PlotMarkers shadows the settings by Style

The code below gives color-varying points with explicit Style wrappers: ...
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What are the default Frame / Axes styles and how can I find them?

I'm sure this must have been asked before but I am unable to find anything here on SE or on Google in general. I simply want to know what the default color and thickness are for a ...
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Style changes for a moment when parameters change [closed]

I've been looking for a solution to this problem for other applications too, for some time, but haven't come up with a solution that does not involve Animate or ...
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hotkey to mark the current cell and make it a text cell

In order to write to a Text cell, you usually just start typing. Then you find out that you are writing in an Input cell. Then you want to convert the current cell to a Text cell. In order to to this ...
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Colouring points in a Delaunay Mesh by the number of nearest neighbours

I apologise if this is a repeated question, but I've searched for a while and can't find anything. I'm doing some molecular dynamics simulations using Mathematica V10, and I've placed a ...
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How to use an ExpressionCell to display e.g. an Input cell inside a generated output?

It's not that I can't live with that but I don't understand why e.g: ExpressionCell[ Defer @ Style["string", Red], "Input"] is not showing quote marks? This ...
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ListPlot: Adding Line with Epilog to automatic GridLines - adjusting Style

I want to draw ListPlots with automatic GridLines and add a custom line. My solution is to use the Epilog option. To make sure that the automatic GridLines and my custom line have the same style, I ...
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Small circles at mesh nodes

How to show the (16 X 4) mesh intersection points by a tiny red dots? ParametricPlot[v { Cos[u], Sin[u]}, {u, 0, 2 Pi},{v,1,3}, Mesh-> {15,3} ]
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What is the difference between Inherited and (Inherited + 0)

Let's create a stylesheet: ...
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How to specify custom graph styles for `GraphStyle`?

There is a way to specify custom themes for plots (Is it possible to define a new PlotTheme?), but themes to not apply to Graph objects, not even to ...
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How to have Tooltip resize with Notebook magnification?

How do you make a Tooltip label expression change magnification when the Notebook magnification changes. The expr of ...
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Is there a way to control the placement of individual tick mark labels?

Let me start by saying there are a lot of other questions here on SE and elsewhere about tick marks in MMA but I think I am correct in saying that none of them cover exactly what I want (apologies if ...
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How to change the default font for all cells in all notebooks [duplicate]

I am new to Mathematica. Currently I am using Mathematica 10 on Mac Yosemite. I have tried: Edit the default.nb and core.nb ...
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DisplayFormulaNumbered

I'm using Mathematica 10.3 and have a question regarding the DisplayFormulaNumbered Style: is there a way to tell Mathematica to number the formulas not only 1,2,3... but 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 when it has ...
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Introducing dashing to distinguish curves in a multiple curve plot

To combine in 1 plot data with 2 scales, I use the following solution: ...
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Highlighting pattern strings in a large text

I would like to apply Style to strings that are matched, for example, with one or more specified patterns or regular expressions, a string or a list of both, ...
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FillingStyle and Opacity won't work together in Mathematica

I try to plot some data in Mathematica using the ListLinePlot[]. Unfortunately the plot option ColorFunction, ...
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Place cells side-by-side

Is there any way to place plots/cells side-by-side? I know how to put plots in arrays and grids. The motivation for putting cells side by side is that I want the equations for the plots to be above ...
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BarChart EdgeForm not producing correct colors

EdgeForm is not producing correct colors for the borders of my bars. My code: ...
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Make Rasterize/Export use Notebook-specific options?

Sometimes I need Notebook-specific options such as Background color or FontProperties -> "ScreenResolution". (Ref: How to ...
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How create hyperlink with number of an automatically numbered cell?

In my stylesheet I have a particular style of cell, Exercise, that has a corresponding counter object. In a notebook with that stylesheet, there are several Exercise cells in each of which I've ...
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How to make a ProgressIndicator span inside a grid?

Setting ImageSize -> Full in the ProgressIndicator makes the indicator extend to fill up the width of the notebook. But I have one inside a grid, so how can I ...
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Multiple colors on a single graph edge?

Is there any way to put two colors on one single graph edge? For example, I want to highlight two cyclic paths (red and blue). But, if I put the two colorings into one image, it does not work as I ...
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Typesetting in Mathematica

Are there typesetting environments/boxes or something similar in Mathematica? I want to write some documentation for a notebook using text cells and I would like to have a brief description of my ...
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Syntax highlighting in text cells

I want to write some documentation for a notebook using text cells. Now, I can select parts of the text within such a text cell and set its style to "Input". This does change its font, but there is no ...
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Accessing figure style (oldstyle or lining) of TrueType fonts

Most professional fonts come with at least two figure styles: old style (or text) figures and lining figures. In plots and most other figures I prefer to use lining figures. This is no problem with ...
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How to retrieve current FaceForm?

The current colour in a Graphics object can be retrieved using CurrentValue["Color"] for use in Dynamic stuff. Example: ...
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Notebook style which imitates Latex paper [closed]

I have not experimented with Notebook styles, but from what I understand they can be customized to a wide range of styles. Is there a style which looks like a typical paper written in TeX/LaTeX? My ...
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Multiple styles in ExclusionsStyle [closed]

In my plot I have used an exclusion at the asymptote like this: Exclusions -> {x == -1}, ExclusionsStyle -> Dashing[Medium] The question is, how can I ...
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Python-style plots in Mathematica

I love making plots in Mathematica. And I love to spend a lot of time making high-quality plots that maximize readability and aesthetics. For most cases, Mathematica can make very beautiful images, ...
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Graph: Coloring Edges individually

CODE: Graph[{Style[0 -> 1, Red], Style[0 -> 1, {Blue, Dashed}]}] This mathematica code will make both lines solid Red, since they belong to the same two ...
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How can I import html fragments as formatted cells?

I see that there is limited support for "HTMLFragment" in Export, but I figured with all the work that went into porting Mathematica into the Wolfram Cloud there should be a way to Import ...
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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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Changed appearance of Quantity expressions in v10.1.0

After installing Mathematica v10.1.0 (in Windows 8.1 x64), I noticed a change in appearance of Quantity expressions. For example under Mathematica v10.1.0: while ...
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How to edit shortcut of setting the style of a cell? [duplicate]

By default, we can use "Alt" + "1-9" to set the style of a cell to be "Title", "Chapter", etc. How can I edit those shortcuts so that "Alt+1" is mapped to "DisplayFormulaNumbered"?
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Customizing output of Spectrogram[], units of Periodogram[]?

I am analyzing spectrum of recorded sound. For that purpose I am using Mathematica's built in functions Spectrogram[] and Periodogram[]. I have three questions regarding those: What is the way to ...
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Button for expanding a cell? [duplicate]

How can I create a button which sits next to the cell, like so: http://i.imgur.com/ZFkgn5q.jpg When you click the button it expands the cell, like this (note the cells on the right): ...
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Mysterious message posted when I move the cursor in a custom function

I wrote a function called CPlot for complex plotting which is supposed to act a lot like Plot in its input format, but ever ...
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How change style of InputField in a Manipulate?

Is it possible to specify a style, e.g., font size, for InputField type controls inside a Manipulate and if so, how? For ...
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EdgeRenderingFunction For 2 Vertices in a Loop

Assume there is a set of rules: set = {"A" -> "B", "B" -> "A", "B" -> "C", "C" -> "D", "D" -> "A", "C" -> "C"}; which we want to graph using ...
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Is the use of StringTemplate with a styled string documented behavior?

I was pleasantly surprised to find out that StringTemplate appears to work with styled (formatted) strings, with the style of the slots applied to the inserted ...
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Are there any rules about style inheritance in Mathematica?

I can style every part of an UI separately. But it is not handy and it would be nice to have list of Heads which are not inheriting at all or even partly. Are there any rules about inheritance? ...
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How to programatically set options for a selected word?

I want to create a palette with buttons and have it apply to the selected word. No matter what combination I try it always applies it to the entire cell. Imagine that in the sentence: ...
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Awful styling in MMA10's Plot

Switching to MMA10, I'd want to produce a plot using this code: ...
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Headings, subheadings, text cells etc and Alt+n

This is a minor point but annoying. I have just upgraded to version 10.0.2.0 and discovered that you must select a bracket before doing Alt+1, or Alt +7 to make a cell a heading or text cell. This was ...
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How to print $\odot$ without it being cropped? (\[CircleDot] symbol)

Preamble: In some applications (astronomy, cosmology, etc), it is useful to measure things in solar quantities, say distances in $R_\odot$ or masses in $M_\odot$, and so on. Now and then I see ...
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How to write Morse code into Plot Dashing?

How can we define a dashing pattern in a plot such that it reads arbitrary text in Morse code? For instance Graphics[{DotDashed, Line[{{0, 0}, {5, 0}}]}] ...
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How edit stylesheet to change automatic numbering of Reference type to numeric, not alphabetic?

I applied the stylesheet JournalArticle to a notebook. When I use the Reference cell style there, it automatically inserts "A.", "B.", etc., to number the cells. What exactly should one do ...
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Can I use 'ItemStyle' in 'Grid' to specify the style of individual items? [closed]

I'm confused by the documentation for ItemStyle. I can't figure out how to specify styles for individual items in a Grid. ...