Questions on the use of the Table[] command and other functionality related to lists. Use [tag:matrix] for matrix algebra and related methods, and [tag:list-manipulation] for questions about transforming or operating on existing lists.

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How to visualize/edit a big matrix as a table?

Is it possible to visualize/edit a big matrix as a table ? I often end up exporting/copying big tables to Excel for seeing them, but I would prefer to stay in Mathematica and have a similar view as in ...
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Instruct a Table to only evaluate until a condition is fulfilled

I am looking for the way of building a Table of pairs of numbers in a fast way. My true table evaluates huge functions, and I see no way and reason to show those cumbersome expressions here. Let us ...
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How do I avoid scoping collisions of iterator variables?

Yesterday I had an issue that kept for quite a while. My code wasn't producing the right results. Now I know why and I am wondering how to avoid the issue in future. Consider the following code. ...
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Table of Variables

I use a list of variables {x1, x2, x3} to Solve a particular set of equations. I am now trying to generalise this depending on ...
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Is there a Break[] equivalent for short-circuiting in Table?

I am running Mathematica 7. The following is admittedly a silly example, but suppose that I have a list list whose entries are either ...
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How to create functions of arbitrary number of variables? [duplicate]

In the following code what would be the simplest way to generalize it to say some $N_f$ number of $z$ instead of just $z_1$ and $z_2$? ...
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Calling Table with custom iterator

I often find myself in situations where I, for example, need to build a table for some expression, but want to set the number of points rather then the step size, so the code ends up looking like this ...
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Importing multiple files using a for-loop

once again I am stuck solving a seemingly easy problem :( I would like to make a List of tables by importing data from several txt-Files. Importing the data into a table works so far and I am able to ...
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TableAlignments -> Left not working

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.1.0 or later For a very simple dataset TableAlignments->Left does not work: ...
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How do I display the plane of best fit in 3D?

I'm trying to display the plane of best fit in the same 3D-box. Currently, I have the following code which spits out a plot of the points in 3D. I want to have a plane of best fit, can Mathematica do ...
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Problem with NumberForm when exporting

I have a two-part question regarding NumberForm First question In my attempt at answering this i stumbled upon a strange behavior by NumberForm when the final result is exported. Lets say I ...
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Can Table be used inside Manipulate?

EDIT: CHanged the code. Please try again t see if it works well on our PCs. I am creating a simple Manipulate[] notebook. However when I place Table[] in the code, like: ...
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direct assignment to the element in a Table

I have already asked a related question here why set values in this way doesn't work? But I think I have to write the question which I encountered explicitly? ...
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Function to marginalize a table over given parameters

Let us say I have generated a table tab with entries {p1,..,pd,chi2[p1,..,pd]} of dimension ...
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Faster use of Condition for a large array (see the example)

Here is the example/problem. I have a array of $n$ random number. n = 2000; p = RandomReal[{0, 9}, n]; I have to create a $n\times n$ sparse matrix with ...
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Create a matrix of matrices using Band and ArrayFlatten [duplicate]

I can easily write a simple Band matrix using: SparseArray[{Band[{2, 1}] -> a}, {Dim, Dim}] where a is a number. Now, I ...
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WYSIWYG table creating and editing

In Microsoft Office OneNote 2010, creating and editing tables is easy. There are simple toolbar controls for creating tables: , and editing them once they exist: . My question is, what's an easy ...
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Relational joining of tables

A common thing to want to do with data is to combine it (at least I thought this was a common thing). In SQL there is the idea of table joins "select id,v1,v2 from A,B where A.id=B.id" kind of thing. ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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How to properly inject iterators into table? [duplicate]

Goofing off on a prior question, I was fiddling with other methods, which led me to the need to inject a constructed set of iterators into a table construct. Now, ...
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How can I format a table to look nice?

I have this code, but i would like to see the results well formated, How can I obtain a well formatted data with aligment?, similar to this one insted what i obatin, you can see here Here is ...
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What is the best way to draw a shaded table?

I'm trying to format a raster-style table with row and column headings and in which each cell is shaded according to the value in the cell, and the value of the cell is displayed in as text in a ...
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AccountingForm w/o significant figures

Basically I want to build a chart like something I would do in Excel. It should look like this: Here is the formula I'm using and what I've done so far ...
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Correct way to generate large data sets (i.e.forward yield curve )

I would like to generate a set of forward yield curve matrix of size 1000 x 100. First I defined my SparseArray of 1000 x100: ...
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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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Why doesn't ParallelTable work on this very simple example?

For some reason, I'd like to use ParallelTable with a variable number of iterators. Table[a[1], {a[1], 0, 10}] works fine: ...
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Use the value of a cell in a table as the argument to a function

I just got Mathematica from my school and I'm trying to learn the basics. How could I use the value of a cell in a table (as in Insert->Table) and pass it as an argument to a function whose value is ...
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Why isn't Table iterator value inserted in failed NIntegrate arguments?

Consider this simplest example: Table[{z, NIntegrate[f[x], {x, 0, z}]}, {z, {1}}] Here f is not defined, so ...
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how can I generate a sequence of assignments?

I want to make a sequence like follows r[1]= r[2]= r[3]= r[4]= .... r[n]= The above r[i] represents coordinates which I have ...
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Creating a table giving the statistics of random polynomials [closed]

I already have a formula for generating random polynomials as well as for counting the real roots of every polynomial (see my previous question). But now I face the problem of how to organize the ...
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Syntax for Table with a pure function

I have: g = #1^2 + a #2^3 / #1 & Now I wish to make a Table evaluating this from 1 ...
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Labeling a grid

I have m = {{0, -1, -2, -3, -4}, {1, 0, -1, -2, -3}, {2, 1, 0, -1, -2}, {3, 2, 1, 0, -1}, {4, 3, 2, 1, 0}}; And a grid ...
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How to make a table of $\sum_{i=1}^n$?

I want to create a table of $\displaystyle \sum_{i=1}^n i^k$ for $1\le k\le 5$. The output I want to obtain is a TeXForm output as follows. \begin{align} ...
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What is the Mathematica way of joining two tables?

Is there a special Mathematica way of joining tables of data together, so that I would get similar functionality as if I was running a database with sql? For example, I have one particular table ...
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Create a table with inline conditions

I am trying to create a table with conditionals inline. For example, I'd like to create a 2 dimensional table like this: ...
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Creating a conditional table

I'm trying to create a conditional table. Let's say I want to have such result: {1,2,3,4,5,0,0,0,0,0}. The idea is to create a table of n elements (10 in a given example), but when one element takes ...
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Exporting/Importing a Table of complex numbers

I'm generating a long table of list of the form: PN={{1,2,1+i},{3.5,2.6,2}...},{...},... Using: Export["PN.dat", PN, "Table"] ...
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Why can't Mathematica parallelize this?

The following code makes mathematica print "ParallelTable::nopar1: [...] cannot be parallelized; proceeding with sequential evaluation." ...
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Performance of a bootstrap - time of computation not linear with number of iterations

I'm doing a bootstrap based on this thread with the following code (file.txt here): ...
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Turning Pascal's Triangle 90 degrees counter clockwise

I have a function that returns a list containing sub-lists that have the numbers for each row in the list. (ex.{{1},{1,1},{1,2,1}}) If I was going to represent it regularly I would use table form and ...
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Multiple plots using dynamics

I am studying Dynamic and DynamicModule, and I have tried to make a simple plot of a family of real functions. The number of functions should be a dynamic variable controlled by a slider. So I have ...
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One-column table not properly displayed by TableForm

I want a table with a single column of data, and with headings along both the rows and the column. One might expect it to work like this: ...
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Get positions of all non zero matrix elements

I want to find all non zero elements of a table and I want to create a list that contains the name of the table the element was removed from, the position of the element, and the value of the element. ...
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Generating an editable table that can be used as input

Say I have a number $n_{max}$. I want a command to generate a table like 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 ... nmax nmax where the second column is editable, and this table can be ...
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Deleting parts of groups that do not have equal dates

Find the intersection of dates within the pair and remove the other dates & corresponding prices. Also keep the list in same format as it currently is in. Let me explain: Each stock has closing ...
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Replacing all values in a table > $T$ [duplicate]

I want to generate a table of Euclidean distances from the points in a list to a given point, e.g.: ...
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Error Resulting from Placing a Dynamic Variable inside of Table

I want to create a list of values, True or False, and to update those values with a ...
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Table shifting bug?

I use Mathematica for calculation of coordinates in format {x[t], y[t]}. For this purpose, I wrote Module T...
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Problem with exporting lists to Excel

When I use the form Export["file", list, "Table"] to export a list to Excel, I get columns of lists. I want my Excel sheet to have each list element in a separate ...
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`Slot` (#) interfering with evaluation

In the following I am using one function makeFunc to assemble two functions a[t] and b[t] to ...