# Tagged Questions

Version-specific issues for Mathematica 8 (other than bugs).

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### Clipboard with transparency

After reading this question I have determined that Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[]], "Image", Background -> None] allows you to do ...
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### Transparent textures don't show

EDIT For now, I'm going to accept Brett's answer. It's a way to get transparency back by having 3D calculations done in software instead of hardware. It addresses the symptoms but not the causes. ...
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### Undocumented syntax of FilledCurve [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undocumented form for FilledCurve[] A nice trick to get the outline paths of letters is to use the PDF exporter/importer ...
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### Problem with plotting eigenvalues

I want to plot the eigenvalues of a matrix which is dependant on a parameter (well, actually I want to plot a tight-binding electronic band structure). The dimension of the hamitonian matrix is ...
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### What is the most convenient way to change options for Graph[] objects?

What is the most convenient way to change options such as VertexLabels in existing Graph objects? (Version 7 users note: ...
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### ListPolarPlot not showing full plot range even with PlotRange -> All

I have a list of data dpdOt (given below) with associated angular coordinates thetaplot, which when plotted using ...
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### backward compatibility

When producing or enhancing code, it is tempting to use recent new primitives of Mathematica introduced in version 7 and 8, but for library code or in preparation or future version change in ...
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### Can't simplify Abs[a*Cos[x]]^2

Why doesn't FullSimplify[ Abs[a*Cos[x]]^2, Assumptions -> {{a, x} ∈ Reals}] simplify to (a*Cos[x])^2 but this query <...
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### The proper way to write the input for a certain series

Mathematica tells the series below doesn't converge. I think it converges. What would the proper way to write things be as an input? ...
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### Printing exported PDF graphics fails (version 8)

When I export even simple graphics, say, a DateListPlot to PDF under Windows, it refuses to print on any of the printers at work. Acrobat (Reader X) throws three ...
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### Break[] inside ColorFunction

f[x_?NumericQ]:= (Do[Break[],{i,1,2}];x) Plot[x,{x,0,1},ColorFunction->(ColorData["Rainbow"][f[#]]&)] Break::nofwd: No enclosing For, While, or Do found ...
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### Interpolation on an unstructured (mostly-structured) grid in 4D+

I frequently need to perform interpolations on an unstructured grid. Mostly, with the purpose of filling grid holes and then later continue with regular grid interpolations. Mathematica V9 and V10 ...
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### What calendar is Mathematica using for dates in the distant past?

It appears that Mathematica treats all dates as proleptic Gregorian dates by default, a hypothesis that can be easily tested by using AbsoluteTime to compute the ...
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### How to compute the inverse CDF of HyperbolicDistribution properly?

Fixed in version 9. I want to compute the CDF and inverse CDF of the hyperbolic distribution: ...
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### Command Completion

Note: As of version 9, this functionality is available and works out of the box. I've a few questions about Command Completion in Mathematica. I recently discovered this feature, and it's really ...
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### Riemann-Spherical Projection of Network onto the $\mathbb{R}^2$-Plane

I'm trying to find a way to plot the graph ...
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### Animating the Lorenz Equations

I am trying to use the Animate command to vary a parameter of the Lorenz Equations in 3-D phase space and I'm not having much luck. The equations are: \$\begin{...
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### A GraphicsMeshConvexHull[] peculiarity

I have been unable to explain the behavior of GraphicsMeshConvexHull[] on the following (highly simplified) example: ...
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### Why does LogLinearPlot sample its argument outside the specified domain?

Bug introduced in 6.0 and fixed in 9.0.0 I experience a weird bug in the function LogLinearPlot. If the input is an interpolation function, such as the one ...
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### Alternative to NotebookLocate or NotebookFind

In Mathematica 8.0 and older, there are two ways to select cells based on cell tags. NotebookLocate["CellTag"]; NotebookGet[EvaluationNotebook[]] and ...
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### Wavelet Packet Transform in Mathematica 7 and 8

For finding location of spikes in a time series I used to transform the data into wavelet space using DiscreteWaveletPacketTransform [ data, filter, 0] and then ...
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### Create a colorbar plot legend

I have the following list of parametric equations lst = {10*Cos[u]*Sin[v], 3*Sin[u]*Sin[v], 2*Cos[v]}; I define the following color function ...
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### a mysterious error in multiple symbolical integration

I am trying to do the following integration: ...
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### Positive integrand giving negative answer

I'm integrating a positive function f(t) times sin(t) from 0 to pi/5 and get -38. Actually f is slightly negative for a short time (smallest value ~ -0.0005), but far from enough to explain this. ...