Mathematica symbols are the ultimate atoms of symbolic data. Every symbol has a unique name, exists in a certain Mathematica context or namespace, and can have a variety of types of values and attributes.

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Whats the best practice of using subscripts in symbols?

I have stumbled over several issues about subscripted symbols recently. I would like that I can enter subscripted variables with my keyboard and that they are treated as symbols. I would also like to ...
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Organizing Wolfram language symbols with Entity

Here's a word cloud tally of the ~5k System names split at camel humps, with the long tail cropped. What resources are available to organize these terms using the new ...
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Is there a way to check whether two notebooks share the same variables?

When I code in Mathematica, I often re-use code from old notebooks which fulfilled a specific purpose; for example, one testing for soft matches in strings, or one that identifies outliers on a graph ...
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FindInstance of Matrices

I'm trying to use FindInstance to find examples of matrices that complete an expression. However, it seems like I need to specify atomics as my variables to the function. So, here's a really simple ...
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How to get “BasicFunctions” from WolframLanguageData with implicit entity

I am trying to get a list of the functions that have property "FunctionalityAreas" -> "BasicFunctions". The following does not work: ...
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“Undo” not working for script, gothic, and double-struck letter forms?

Has anyone else experienced anomalous behavior using "Undo" (Ctrl-z) with notational alphabet letter forms? Since Mathematica's built-in functions are capitalized, one generally avoids beginning user-...
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Symbol with Subscript but no quotes in it!

If I use the following function to define me a fancy subscript: ...
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Protected Variable Error with Workbench 3.0

I have Wolfram Workbench 3.0, build 78, with Mathematica 10.4 as the front end. I am using Windows 10. I am trying to run a simple test source code test.m: ...
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Displaying subscripted symbols with TraditionalForm

I have pasted this code in from Mathematica 10 ...
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How to input therefore sign in mathematica

I'm wondering how to input a therefore sign in Mathematica? For example, I want to input / output something like: ∴ a == 2 + 1 // TraditionalForm ∴ a = 3 ...
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Location of a double cap symbol

I've been searching for this symbol in a variety of palettes, but have been unable to find it. Anyone know where I can find it?
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Can I get a symbol cross-reference of a Mathematica Notebook?

Is there a way to get a cross reference listing for a notebook or set of notebooks?
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Piecewise functions Integration with symbol

I want to integrate one piecewise functions as following, ...
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What are the differences between Clear, Remove, ClearAll, Unset and TagUnset, when to use which?

What are the influences of these operations on things like UpValues, DownValues, OwnValues and whether the kernel knows the symbol? When do I use which? I know ...