Version-specific issues for Mathematica 9

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Are there tools for getting Mathematica 9 Notebooks working in Mathematica 10?

As often happens with Mathematica updates, nearly all of my notebooks no longer work as they did with the previous version. The upgrade from 9 to 10 has changed the appearance or introduced errors ...
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Software for effectively modeling gears

Are then any applications for effectively modeling gears in mathematica?
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Negative probability?

I am trying to get the sum of the squares of seven random variables, all uniformly distributed. This is what I tried. ...
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Where is the “Function Navigator” and “Virtual Book” gone?

Under V9 "Help" was a Item each for "Function Navigator" and "Virtual Book" to find and one could work with it. Under V10 these Helpers are gone. Although under Documentation/English/System the ...
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Upon PDF export, edgeless rectangles do not tile perfectly, and corners may be cut. Is this a bug?

Note: this problem is no longer present in version 10. Exporting the following as a PDF file ...
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Graphics exported from Mathematica 9 are very large because even standard fonts are embedded

Note: Fixed in version 10. See Verbeia's answer. I've upgraded from Mathematica 8 to 9 (which apparently leaves the old version installed and usable which I didn't expect). I see a significant ...
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eigenvector bug?

I have a fairly simple $3\times3$ complex matrix, $$ M=\left( \begin{array}{ccc} \frac{7}{2}-\frac{i}{2} & -1+i & \frac{1}{2}+\frac{5 i}{2} \\ -1+i & 5+i & -1+i \\ ...
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How can I get LineLegend to pick up my plot's BaseStyle?

The new legends functionality in version 9 really simplifies creating legends, and it automatically picks up the styles of the lines. ...
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Web Browser Screen Shot

I have Safari, Opera, Chrome, Firefox and IE installed how might a get a browser screen shot of a set of HTML code from inside Mathematica(for any of those browsers)? (Image is optional) The ...
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How to put the legends above the figure and make them vertical? [closed]

The following way will put the legends on the right of the figure, and the three legends are vertically aligned. ...
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Graphics elements do not line up perfectly in exported PDFs

Graphics elements do not always line up perfectly in exported PDFs using "Save As..." method. Take, for example: ...
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Integrate and NIntegrate yield different results for double integral

Evaluating a double integral with bivariate normal distribution yileds widely different results depending on the method used. I define a bivariate normal distribution with {10, 3} and {8, 1.5} as ...
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How can I manipulate TemporalData?

Version 9 introduced TemporalData but, truth be told, the documentation doesn't suggest that one can do much with it. Many of us have probably assumed we'd be ...
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Bar legend does not display values

My BarLegend shows only zeros instead of right values and I cannot find the reason. I set following minimum and maximum: ...
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Control BarLegend size

I want to plot a big 2D array of experiment data. I need plot axes and tick labels as well as a bar legend using BarLegend: ...
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Documentation searches hang frequently: Anyone else dealing with this?

I've been struggling with a number of hangs, dynamic timeouts, and outright crashes when using the search/documentation center in version 9. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling and clearing ...
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Sort lists of vertices {indegrees, outdegrees} by indegree

in = VertexInDegree[F]; out = VertexOutDegree[F]; I want both in and out to be ordered by in. Example: graph has nodes a,b,c with indegrees 1,2,0 and outdegrees ...
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Strange filling

I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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Problem with using the results of ParametricNDSolve in a ParametricPlot3D

I new to Mathematica and I have a problem with certain equations. I want to plot a trajectory in spherical coordinates given by the equations: ...
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How do I show the transition probabilities in a graph of a Markov process?

How do I get Graph to display the transition probabilities for a Markov process as labels on the graph's edges? The information is clearly present in the graph, but ...
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Mathematica 9 cannot solve a difference equation that Mathematica 8 can

Consider RSolve[{a[n + 1] == 2 a[n] + n (1 + 2^n), a[1] == 1}, a[n], n] Mathematica 8 can solve this quickly, but Mathematica 9, even after being allowed to run ...
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Behavior of 1.2 ∈ Rationals changes in v9?

A friend of mine using version 9 recently showed me this: It's strange because in version 8.0.4 1.2 ∈ Rationals does return ...
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Variable naming changes everything

I am having a rather unusual problem I do not understand with Mathematica where renaming one of the variables of my function causes the function to stop "working". Here is the example of the code ...
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M9 performance regression for Fold?

I noticed an over 10x performance drop on Mathematica v9.0.1 (as Oleksandr R. commented, also v8) compared with v7.01 for this code: ...
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Why does Arrow not work well with Scaled coordinates in 3D?

I am a little puzzled by the fact that if I try to use Arrow with Scaled coordinates in 3 dimensions the arrowheads are all over ...
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Transform recursion for coefficients into differential equation for generating function

Assume, one is given a linear recursion with polynomial coefficients for a sequence $(a_i)_i$, such as a[i] == i a[i-1] I would like to convert this recursion ...
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RSolve fails on a two-equation non-linear system

I have a system of just two recurrence equations, I need to solve them and so I use RSolve: ...
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Mathematica9: NDSolve slows down after repeated calls

I have noted that in Mathematica 9 my code, which involves a lot of calls to NDSolve, slows down considerably after some time. Apparently, the problem is NDSolve itself and it seems to be related to ...
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Derivative of generating function (Example from documentation)

In the documentation for GeneratingFunction, the following example is given under Examples -> Properties & Relations -> Derivative: ...
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In LineLegend, how do I force the legend entries to appear in a single column?

I want to create a single column LineLegend with at least 12 different entries. Suppose that I define lists colors and ...
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Missing V9 Menu: File -> New -> FreeCDF

I can run CDFs fine, and can export Notebooks as CDFs. But the File -> New menu does not contain a FreeCDF option, just the ...
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Issue with FindCurvePath

I have a problem with the function FindCurvePath. In some cases it crashes the Mathematica 9 Kernel. Here an example, where it crashes the kernel: ...
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Why my Mathematica 9.0.1 wont work with some samples of Mathematica in Graph Theory?

I updated my Mathematica recently to 9.0.1 cause the previous version was giving me freaky result especially in FindMinimumCostFlow and ...
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How can I display a multigraph with different colored edges?

I'm new to Mathematica(version 9) and I'm trying to display a multigraph with different colored edges. Here's my code so far: ...
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How to export and import Graphs with additional data?

I'm trying to export and then later import graphs with additional data added such as VertexLabels and EdgeLabels. When I export ...
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Sporadic bugs in multidimensional SparseArray objects

Resolution WRI affirms that SparseArray[__] is broken (in 9.0 and 9.01) WRI's suggested workaround is SparseArray//Normal My ...
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My plot is cut off if a frametick is “0” but resized if a frametick is “0.” Why?

I have been trying to customize the frame ticks and frame label around a certain contour plot and am running into very strange behavior where the graphics will get cut off by ...
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Addition of sparse array objects [duplicate]

I have been having some trouble with the addition of large (but very sparse) matrices using SparseArray. Here is the simplest example to illustrate the issue. First, I will define diagonal matrices ...
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How to mathematically represent MMA 9 Spikey?

I am trying to figure out how to mathematically represent the MMA 9 Spikey in order to send to a 3D printer. According to this page, " In particular, spikeys for version 2 and up are based on a ...
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Import invocation fails with Get::noopen : Cannot open JLink error

The following function call fails when I invoke it in a fresh Mathematica session: ...
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Mathematica 9, Mavericks, Java

I've been trying to get a clear story regarding the interaction of these three components before upgrading my system from Lion to Mavericks --- I can't afford a Mathematica disaster. What I think is ...
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LogPlot axes labels destroyed when working in high precision

(I'm using Mathematica 8.) I have a Taylor series: poly = Normal[Series[E^x, {x, 0, 10}]] I want to produce a log-linear plot of the error. This is easy enough ...
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ParametricNDSolve: Fails to differentiate an matrix differential equation

It seems like there is a problem with differentiating a ParametricNDSolve object when the underlying system contains an matrix differential equation. Create a simple ParametricNDSolveValue object ...
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How does one use StandbyDistribution to model the reliability of an M of N warm standby system when M > 1?

I am modeling the reliability of a system with four units, numbered 1 through 4. The system needs at least two of the four units to be operational. Initially units 1 and 2 are active and units 3 and ...
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Autocomplete short symbol names in non-global context

Is it possible in v9 to autocomplete the short symbol names when one is operating in a context other than Global`? I.e. after evaluating the following: ...
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Kernel inexplicably hangs if I define a pure function without suppressing output

Save any unsaved work before trying as it may crash Mathematica and other programs by filling up the memory! In v9.0.1.0 on OSX 10.8.5, if I start a new session and define two functions ...