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Mathematica wishlist [closed]

I want to create mma wishlist. It helps to developers of mma to understand what users urgently need in mma for the feature releases. It's necessary to write about only one wish at time. Each of us can ...
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Regular expression too large problem

pattern = Names["*"]; StringMatchQ["Bold", pattern[[1 ;; -1 ;; 2]]] (* True *) StringMatchQ["Bold", pattern] Error Information: ...
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Largest matrix size supported by Mathematica 10

I have need to store large square matrices in memory, some times sparse, some times not. I have used up to $2^{15}$ by $2^{15}$ as my upper bound so far, and Mathematica has handled it even if it took ...
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The biggest exponent that can be computed

I am struggling with my crypt assignments and constantly getting overflow errors. Below is a simplified version of the problems I am experiencing ...
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Is there a limit for DensityHistogram data amount?

I'm trying Mathematica for first time and while trying to do a Density Histogram with around 300 000 points, I get an error "THE INPUTED DATA is not a valid dataset or list of datasets." Maybe it's ...
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Calculate integral in limit of very large coefficient

How I can calculate following integrals for large values $\alpha$ in Mathematica: $$ I_1 =\int_{0}^{y} \exp\left(\, -\alpha \sqrt{x(1-x)}\,\right)\, {\rm d}x $$ $$ I_2 =\int_{0}^{y} \exp\left(\, ...
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What determines the value of $MaxNumber?

What determines the value of $MaxNumber? $MaxNumber 1.233433712981650*10^323228458 ...
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What is so special about Prime?

When we try to evaluate Prime on big numbers (e.g. 10^13) we encounter the following issue : ...
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Why is there a limit of 15 different instruments to be played simultaneously, with Sound / SoundNote?

It seems to be impossible to play more than 15 different instruments simultaneously with the Sound[{Soundnote[...],...}] construct. Any guesses why it is so? With ...
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Why does OS X need permission to allow JLink connections each time it starts?

I understand that JLink loads each time Mathematica launches or each time a kernel starts, and that this can require permission from the firewall, if it is enabled but OS X provides settings the ...