I am trying to convert a list of string names into symbols, which will then be used to store data. I have 24 files (where the name of each file is a member of the list mentioned above) that I need to ...
I've seen people compare Block with Module and With as scoping constructs, and try to figure ...
Every time I define a new function, I wonder which construct I should use: true functions obtained by using Function, or rule-based syntax. For example, these are ...
I would like to give the built-in function PlusMinus, which is undefined by default, the intuitive meaning: considering all possible combinations of $+$ and $-$. ...
As the title says: What's the purpose of Unique? I understand that it generates some unique symbol, but when and for what is it to be used? Are there applications ...
Here's a small listing where I've used EscqEsc to typeset θ in the notebook: ...
With Mathematica I always feel that strings are "second class citizens." Compared to a language such as PERL one must juggle a lot of code to accomplish the same task. The available functionality is ...
Is there a good way to transform syntax from other computer algebra systems or from latex to mathematica syntax?
One thing I could never wrap my head around is how Flatten works when provided with a matrix as the second argument, and the Mathematica help isn't particularly ...
From the front end, \[InvisibleApplication] can be entered as Esc @ Esc, and is an invisible operator for @!. By an unfortunate ...