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Unable to configure a system of differential equations

My differential equations have been written as ...
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Solving a system of two equations of third degree

I am trying to solve the following system of two equations for x and y. The solutions for x and y have to be positive and the parameters s and c are positive (to have a coherent interpretation of my ...
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app keeps minimizing when switching in windows 8

so I run mathematica on my surface pro with windows 8 pro, when I opened a notebook in it and switched to my browser and some other apps it's sometimes impossible to go back to my notebook, it ...
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How is the mysterious Raw function used?

I have never seen an example use for the mysterious Raw function: Raw[h, "hexstring"] constructs a raw data object with head h, and with contents ...
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Why are numeric division and subtraction not handled better in Mathematica?

There is something that has been troubling me for a while. At least in version 7, the performance of a / b and a - b is not ...
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Raise systemwide keypress event

Is there a way to raise system-wide "keypress" events programmatically from within Mathematica? Say "Ctrl+C" or "Ctrl+V", which all other programs can recognize? This is an attempt to gain simple ...
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Giving JLink Huge Memory by Default

I have noticed that Mathematica makes use of Java by way of JLink, for example, in the extensions such as DatabaseLink and (I think) RLink. It also seems like Java is a first-class citizen for writing ...
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Detect Standalone CDF vs Browser Plugin environment [duplicate]

Recently, Wolfram informed me that there's no way to have a Print button in a CDF running within a plugin environment since the plugin does not interact with the operating system. If you have a way to ...
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CUDALink is not initialized

I've upgraded to Mathematica 9.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 with the latest Nvidia driver (304.64). I load CUDA by using, as usual, Needs["CUDALink`"]. ...
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Calculating orbital period for the logistical map [closed]

I have the following MatLab code ...
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How would I improve this Karaoke machine code?

I was looking at a large collection of Import/Export user suggestions the other day and it dawned on me that we finally have MIDI import in Mathematica 9, which is rather interesting since MIDI ...
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How can I set a keyboard shortcut to run a command?

I want to use this to add a keyboard shortcut to an undo function I wrote. The basic problem is the following: I have a command, let's say x=1, and I want to run ...
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Clean up list of partial outputs for memory

Context I run long Mathematica sessions; sometimes I have Output up to Out[3000+]. Hence I would like to be able to clear out some previous outputs which do use lots of memory. Attempt I am aware ...
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Importing parts of Packages

Some programming languages offer the possibility of importing a single function from a library, as in from x import y I'm looking to import only one function ...
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Is there a system Reset? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I clear all user defined symbols? The normal way I reset the Mathematica kernel to its initial state is through the notebook interface: ...
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Which Mathematica files may be deleted to save space

After installation Mathematica 8 for Linux takes more than 3GB in the /usr/local/Wolfram/ directory. I suspect that not all of it is relevant if I want to do some occasional computations. Are there ...
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What is a “Paclet”?

I often see references to "paclets", for example the PacletManager` context, the PacletInfo.m file in some packages and next to ...
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How can I use the Klingon alphabet symbols?

Mathematica apparently supports the Klingon alphabet: MemberQ[$CharacterEncodings, "Klingon"] True UnicodeFontMapping.tr excerpt: ...