Questions relating to working with textual information: textual analysis, data mining, etc.

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Using Padding with Text and Style

Suppose that I use: Text[Style["(1, 0, 0)", 12, Background -> White], {1, 1, 0}] How can I put a few points of padding around the text? Thanks to Jens: ...
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Sorting an Array with words in different languages

Array consists of words of different languages. I need to sort elements in reverse alphabetical order and make a list of elements, which consist of english letters. Example of array which consist of ...
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Rotated text in “plot” cannot be copied to MS Word

When I add some text to a simple plot with drawing tools, the text cannot be copied and pasted out with the graphic itself to Microsoft Word. Do you know how to copy the manually added text out to ...
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What is the proper way to extract XMLElement values?

I have seen and tried many different versions of XML data parsing here on this forum, and even some in the documentation. Is there a tried and true "Best Practice" way to extract all the XMLElement ...
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Text formatting with different wrappers

Formatting text in Mathematica should be a punishment for serious crimes. I've face another frustrating feature, and I don't know how to get rid of it. ...
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Character display color

I'm looking to cause the front end to display individual characters in a specific color, just in general, as a default sort of thing. For instance, the character "1" would always display as a red 1, ...
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Cleaning up a List of HTML Data to Render Usable Information

I am using Mathematica to scrape information from webpages. To get file information, I am gathering plain text that is enclosed by <tr> and ...
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DensityHistogram label/display values in Mathematica 8

I'm trying to make a DensityHistogram in Mathematica 8 that overlays the histogram values for each location. What I want is for the value of each square to be ...
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How to make new line in mathematica file output?

I know that new line is classically made by "\n". I want to make a string with lines of data and then export it into a file: ...
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Text with subscript is automatically Italic

I am creating a figure for a document using Graphics in which there is Text with some variables and again those same variables ...
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How do I remove single-character whitespace between words, leaving multiple, contiguous, whitespace characters unchanged?

In a string, I want to remove only the single-character whitespace between printing characters, leaving any multiple, contiguous, whitespace characters between printing characters unchanged? What is ...
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Can I frame text in a plot to look like legend?

I have a DateListPlot, much the same as below, that I want to overlay text onto. I'd like the text to be wrapped in a frame much the same way as the legend box is, ...
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problem exporting eps figures since mathematica 10

I am having trouble when exporting eps figures since I have upgraded to mathematica 10.0 in linux. Basically the text in the frame label and in the frameticks come out bad. The letters are much to ...
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Importing .txt or .csv financial data

I am trying to import some financial data exported from Excel. You can find the relevant file here : Text File or CSV File This is what the data looks like in Excel : Using the following code to ...
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Single dot textual form

How do I render a letter with a single dot above it? I see \[DoubleDot] and \[TripleDot] are readily available, but what about ...
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How to write a function to remove comments from a .m source file preserving formatting such as line wrapping reasonably?

How to write a function to remove comments from a .m source file preserving formatting such as line wrapping reasonably? This means if I have ...
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How can I italicize FrameLabel directives?

Suppose that I use Frame -> True in Plot. Then I can use ...
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3D scatter plot from a txt file

I have a txt file with space-delimited x, y, z coordinates of several points. The points are organized into groups of unequal size; the groups are delimited by skipping a line, like this: ...
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Adding Text to a ListLogLinearPlot [duplicate]

I have a problem with adding text to a ListLogLinearPlot plot. The text just doesn't show up anywhere. If I use the normal ListPlot, the text coordinates go perfectly wherever I want them to: ...
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how to delete specific data from text file and then update it

I have a large text file. I read data from text file one at a time and check whether data agree with my condition. If not I want to delete that data in text file and update it. For example say my ...
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Label points in plot with a text

I'm a newbie at Mathematica and I couldn't find how to label the maximum and the zero of a simple function in Plot with their names: ...
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How to show and hide text by a button

I'm trying to implement a button that can show and hide output text in a panel/tab, but I can't find a specific command to do that. I tried StringReplace, but it doesn't work for me.
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Alignement of text

I adopted the following clever code from Mr. Wizard (see here ). HoldForm[+##] & @@ RandomInteger[100, 2] I want to prepare a practising table of addition ...
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Generating a list of questions (simultaneous equations)

I am trying to create a list of simultaneous equations showing steps, where I only need to change a, b and the question number, and maybe a couple of minor things about q (where q is the factored ...
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How to get highlighted text from event

I want to do the following: Given a text in a Mathematica dynamic module "at runtime". If some text is selected with the cursor/mouse, after the mouse button release, get the selected text. Thank ...
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Keeping Font Relative Size to Object/Graphics/Plot Object upon Resize

I want to keep the text generated within a graph/plot to remain the same relative to an element (a disk of size 0.2) of the image upon resize, not the image itself, while maintaining the original ...
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Expand Graphics based on all elements

How might I force the following Graphics element to expand to contain the Inset text? ...
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Importing file with UCS-2 Little Endian codification

I'm trying to import a text file with UCS-2 Little Endian codification but I can't read it correctly. There's any hidden option to read this files ?? I'd tried with ...
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How to fill a whole rectangle with text?

I have a rectangle with specified dimensions and I'd like to fill it with text, so that the text uses all (well, as much as possible) of the available area. I tried to do it with ...
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How to include automatic references to cells styled with DisplayFormulaNumbered

Under the Style menu, there is an entry called DisplayFormulaNumbered. It does exactly what it seems to suggest: it indexes the ...
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Manipulating spacing in a text object

I want to visually illustrate substitution in a mathematical expression. This is an example: ...
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Outputting a fraction on one line with an oblique division sign

How can I make Mathematica output a fraction as x/2 as opposed to the x on top with a horizontal bar and ...
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diff-able text-only notebooks?

I would like to save my Mathematica notebooks as plain-text documents, so that I can keep them under git version control. I thought that ...
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Issues with a Counter that is tallying term appearances

I am working with an array of textfiles, trying to see how frequent certain terms are. However, I am running into some difficulty with my running counts of bigram frequency. Here is a snippet of my ...
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Some Characters From Custom Font Do Not Show Up

I'm using version 8.0.4.0 on a Mac, and recently made my own .otf and .ttf fonts at PaintFont.com. The font can be based on pretty much anything, including handwriting, and covers everything from ...
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Placing text within a plot

I want to place text within a plot. The text is always centered relative to the coordinates. How can I left-align or right-align the text relative to the coordinates? For example: ...
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Shortcut to insert plaintext?

Oftentimes I would find it useful to insert plaintext, to not be evaluated as input, right next to my input code. Is there a shortcut key to insert such a plaintext input box? I have relied on ...
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Is It Possible To Replicate Tab Stop Behaviour (or Even PageFooter Behaviour but in Regular Cell)

I am trying to insert a (text) cell into a notebook that replicates the behaviour of tab stops in MS Word, for example. Put differently, I have two strings and I want the one string to align on the ...
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When exporting text, how can I set the line separator?

I want to export a string for a bash script. The terminal is naturally very picky when it comes down to the "\n\r" vs "\n", Windows vs. Linux, new line issue. How can I teach Mathematica to use "\n" ...
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Exporting large numbers to a text file [duplicate]

I need to export large numbers to an ASCII text file, but as simple digits without powers of ten, e.g. I need to write 123456.789 to the file and not 1.23456789E10^5. It seems like such a simple ...
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Colorful and eyecandy text by Mathematica

I want to present my work somewhere and thus I made a Powerpoint presentation. I am wondering if it is possible to make a colorful and stylish text by MMA. For example at the end of my presentation I ...
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Select record when third column matches certain criterion

I've a table with 3 columns. The table looks like this: ...
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Searching for phrases in a block of text

One could call this a pattern finding question with dictionary (or WolframAlpha) lookup, but let me give you some background first. I have a couple of friends who are trying to improve their English ...
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Extending a grid to avoid line breaks in text

I was wondering what the best way is to extend the cells in a GraphicsGrid so that my text fits without line breaks. My problem is illustrated by the graphic ...
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Text with specified FontSize looks smaller than expected

The simplest way to see what the post's title is trying to convey is to evaluate: ...
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Plotting data from multiple text files

I'm new to mathematica and stack exchange, so any help would be appreciated. I want to plot a bunch of data from text files that contain a lot of extraneous data. I have a hundred files with different ...
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How to import files with headers?

R has excellent header supports such as read.table with header options. I don't want to mess up with text-processing or stream-processing. I am looking for a similar tool as in R because it saves a ...
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using deletecases for twittermessages using the timestamp

I have a Excelsheet with tweetsmessages. These tweets are all written in Dutch. I would like to analyse these tweets in relation to the timestamp. ...
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Spacer and Text in Graphics going Awry (in Mathematica 7)

Use of a vertical Spacer in justified text inside a graphic isn't working as required. The result in the green box looks right, but when this is placed in a ...