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

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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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Mysterious message posted when I move the cursor in a custom function

I wrote a function called CPlot for complex plotting which is supposed to act a lot like Plot in its input format, but ever ...
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How can I replace the Greek symbols in an expression with their plain text names?

Suppose I have an expression with Greek symbols in it. How would I convert that expression to another expression where the Greek symbols have been replaces with their names in plain text? I've ...
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Basic stylesheet customization of “Text” cells not working for me

I have learned much from other posts about stylesheet customization. Here is my procedure: Step 1 - Open a new, empty document. Step 2 - Format..Edit Stylesheet. I have added the following ...
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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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How to convert cube root of this equation into TeX?

When I solve the equation $$\sqrt[3]{-3 x+6}+\sqrt[3]{2 x+4}+\sqrt[3]{x-10}=0$$ I used ...
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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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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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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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Determine the Number of Lines in a Text File

I have looked and looked but I do not see a simple efficient way to get MMA to return the number of lines in a text file? I thought about reading the file until it returned the EOF marker, but that ...
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Export “Print” command to text file

I am trying to create a text file with specific information in exact locations. This is my code: ...
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Grabbing a number of characters around a string pattern

If I have some string data: text = StringTake[ExampleData[{"Text", "DeclarationOfIndependence"}], 400] "When in the Course of human events, it becomes ...
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Strange behaviour when line-wrapping text in a Pane

I noticed some strange behaviour of Pane. In the result from the following code, the line wrapping is not consistent: why do the first and last line contain four ...
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Skip header lines on import

When importing a data file what are the comment symbols for Mathematica? That is, given a file like this blabla bulbul 1 2 6 54 7 ... .. what symbol do I have ...
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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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Is there a convenient way to copy/paste text-interspersed SE code snippets into Mathematica?

Is there a way to copy and paste code snippets from SE to Mathematica if these snippets are interspersed with text? Like e.g. in Morphing Graphics, color and location in both the question and answer, ...
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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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Movable text on a curve

Having an arbitrary curve defined as InterpolatingFunction, what is the best way to place a text on this curve? The text generally has two rows, for example: ...
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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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Generate Random Text within a Rectangle

I would like to generate images such as the four below. That is: some text of different length fit within a Rectangle[] using ...
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Add text after label in a Manipulate graphic

I can add the value of a slider to the right of it using the Appearance-->Labelled option, but what if I want to add text after the automatic label. How can I do that? Normally I want to do this to ...
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Export textanalysis to pdf

In the helpfile there is a nice axample of text analysis (example/LexicalAnalysis) ...
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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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Dimensions of the results of Text[] within Graphics[]

Is there a way to get the dimensions that the results of a Text[] will occupy within a Graphics[]? Specifically, if I run ...
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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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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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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 to determine the convex hull of some text?

How can I get the co-ordinates of the convex hull of a piece of Text?
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How to Rasterize in “Printout” style

I am trying to ascertain how large a justified text block will be when printed by rasterizing it in the "Printout" style environment. However, ...
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Apply an image as a texture to text

I have the following equation eq = Sum[x^2, {x, 0, 10}] and an image ...
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Backslash commands in strings?

I discovered by playing around that Text[DisplayForm@SubscriptBox["\[Lambda]", "k"]] produces the same result as ...
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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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Importing Text file and removing columns [closed]

I have a file that has 7 column but i only want to import two column from it, that is 1st and 3rd column from the file. How can i do that and this is the list for example: ...
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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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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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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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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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Text with date, how to convert?

I use this script to recognise a date in a textfile and write the result in another file. ...
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Create new file, based on 500 articles

I've got a folder with 500 newspaper articles. Each article is saved in a seperate file with a number in the title like "1.txt", "2.txt". Each article has a date but it is not clear in which line the ...
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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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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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Replacing whole strings

I imported a text and seperated al words by using StringCases. After this I would like to manipulate the text, for example to replace all singular verbs to plural. ...
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Can Mathematica determine part-of-speech for each word in a text?

I've found that WordData has a database of English words and their possible parts of speech. But some words are ambiguous, e.g. result can be a verb or a noun: ...
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Using StringCases and treating certain phrases as single words

My question is about StringCases. When I use this function, each word is separated by a ,. But I want some noun phrases like ...
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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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Modifying a column with a button within the column

I want a column with textcells and a button to add an extra textcell: ...
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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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Type Vietnamese in Mathematica

I type Vietnamese using UTF-8 Encoding but Text Display got error. How to type Vietnamese, Chinese in Mathematica. Please help me.
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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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Formatting an equation on a plot

I am trying to label a plot with an equation. The problem is that Mathematica formats things almost well but not exactly. The parenthesis are of the wrong size, and the powers are not high enough. ...