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Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] fails to detect intersections

Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] is an undocumented function for, well, detecting intersections very efficiently. Take a look: ...
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TableView displays negative numbers incorrectly

I'm trying to substitute TableForm with TableView because TableView is more handy with big data . But on my Mathematica 9.0.1 (ubuntu 14.04_64bit) there is a problem with negative numbers: ...
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How can we extend the predictive interface so it can suggest new operations?

Introduction Mathematica 9 has introduced a new predictive interface. For each output, it suggest possible actions the user might want to take. How can this interface be extended so that it will ...
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What Method options does FindInstance accept?

While answering Trouble getting FindInstance to return multiple results for certain constraints it became clear that for this problem FindInstance would be better ...
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TeXToBoxes and BoxesToTeX BoxRules options

A recent question has gotten me to look more into the tex conversion rules. Consider the following latex string: ...
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Enigmatic message about MaxBend

Referring to the method I proposed for Problem with ParametricPlot Mathematica 10.0.2 throws an enigmatic error message: ...
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Documentation for user-defined functions; undocumented documentation feature?

I stumbled on some strange behaviour when trying out the new function template and documentation features, now purportedly working in v 9.0.1. I defined a function ...
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Is “MaxMessageCount” broken or is its function counter-intuitive?

As noted by kguler the Front End option: MessageOptions -> "MaxMessageCount" does not appear to have any affect on the number of times a Message is repeated ...
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“ClosingActions” option for FrontEnd`AttachCell

I'm looking to find the possible values for the ClosingActions options FrontEndAttachCell. I have found ...
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Strange behavior of undocumented RawArray and ArrayObject expressions

I discovered several strange results and inconsistencies while trying to understand what undocumented RawArray and ArrayObject ...
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Undocumented options for “BalloonEmbedding” in GraphLayout

From an error message, I see some options of the BalloonEmbedding method for GraphLayout: ...
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Lists for built-in functions that can work without brackets

I just noticed that Exit and Quit can work without brackets i.e. a single Exit or ...
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Does Graphics`Mesh`SimplePolygonQ[] work for you?

Graphics`Mesh`SimplePolygonQ is an undocumented function. I'm using Mathematica 7, and when I try: ...