Version-specific issues for Mathematica 9

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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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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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Is it possible to improve Mathematica's auto-completion feature?

In this answer Brett Champion describes how one can intercept and modify the suggestions used for auto-completion. Question: Is it possible to modify the suggestion for the automatic auto-completion ...
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Multiple templates for a single user-defined function

How do I use the ::usage tag to allow the Mathematica v9 front end to know that there are multiple ways to call an overloaded function (a function that can have ...
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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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How to dynamically toggle curves on/off in a crowded Plot?

When multiple curves appear in a single plot, it is useful to interactively turn certain curves on or off to visually compare smaller numbers of curves. It is trivial to put a quick dynamic together, ...
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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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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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Is it possible to customize the Suggestions Bar?

I'd like to be able to customize the Suggestions Bar in v9.0 to provide recommendations of my own. Possible example: when doing unit calculations, I'd like it to suggest converting the answer to ...
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Template completion

In version 8, if one evaluates test::usage="test[x,y]"; then types test, then shift-cmd-k (or shift-ctrl-k), a template ...
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Bug in Solve (Mathematica 9)

Just came across the strangest bug under both Mathematica 9.0.0 and 9.0.1. If one enters: Solve[m == p Sin[x] && -Pi/2 < x < Pi/2, x] ... then ...
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Failure to export graphics by right-click when Notebook magnification is changed

When I try to export graphics as PNG, JPG and other rasterized formats using the right-click and choosing Save Graphic As..., if the notebook magnification is ...
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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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What are Root objects with multiple polynomials?

In Mathematica 9 a new flavor of Root object with multiple polynomials was introduced. For example, ...
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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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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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ToNumberField won't recognize Root as an explicit algebraic number

In Mathematica 9.0.1, it appears that ToNumberField will not always recognize a Root object as an explicit algebraic number. ...
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Where is the “Insert > Citation> Bibliographical Reference” Command?

I don't have the command for inserting citations described in the documentation: "Insert > Citation> Bibliographical Reference" is not present in my menus: That's the entire contents of my ...
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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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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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ItoProcess for stochastic reaction-diffusion equation

I am trying to simulate a stochastic differential equation in time and space, but I'm unsure if this can be done in Mathematica. The sde that I would like to study is: $$ ...
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DeleteDuplicates not deleting duplicates

It is not surprising that DeleteDuplicates[{5,5.}] returns {5,5.} because DeleteDuplicates ...
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Simulating discrete time stochastic dynamic systems

What is the canonical way of simulating discrete time stochastic dynamical systems in Mathematica using the new functionality of Random processes? To take a concrete example, lets consider the ...
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How to use legends from PlotLegends in LevelScheme?

I've been attempting to find efficient ways to generate graphics with legends for export, and have been working with both LevelScheme and the new (to v9) ...
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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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NDSolve and WhenEvent Causing Excess Work

When I use the following system model = {x'[t] == x[t] (1 - x[t]) - x[t] y[t], y'[t] == x[t] y[t] - y[t], x[0] == 0.5, y[0] == 0.5} with the ...
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How to format usage messages such that function templates are parsed correctly?

Is it possible to format usage messages (with italic arguments etc) such that Mathematica 9 still parses function templates correctly? For example, plain usage messages work when pressing ...
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How do I seamlessly migrate from the older Units package to Mathematica 9's Quantity objects?

I have several notebooks that make use of the Units package and would like to be able to work simultaneously with the older units and ...
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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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How to fix a PDF line rendering problem in V9

If I run this in V8 ...
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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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How can I recreate Trott's Riemann Surface plot in Mathematica?

In reading Michael Trott's Visualization of Riemann Surfaces of Algebraic Functions, he has: ...
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Version 9 Blue Screen or Self-Test Error on Windows 7 64-bit

Update There is now an official response from Wolfram Support on this issue. Having recently installed Mathematica version 9 64-bit on Windows 7, I keep running into Self-Test Errors evaluating ...
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FindInstance returns Indeterminate in version 9, but not in 8

Here is a trivial system of equations in three unknowns for which FindInstance obtains a solution: ...
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WhenEvent in NDSolve

How come this doesn't work as I intended? ...
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Evaluating double Integral

While trying to evaluate the integral $\int_{y=0}^{x_2}\int_{x=0}^{min(x_1,y)} n (n - 1) (1 - y)^{(n - 2)}dxdy $ , Mathematica does not seem to yield any results. ...
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Can Mathematica 9 peacefully coexist with Mathematica 8 on Windows?

I am running Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 3). I am a graduate student, and my institution has a license for Mathematica for Students. Back when Mathematica 8 was released, I was worried ...
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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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Possible bug with second argument of Dynamic

According to the documentation, Dynamic Details & Options section, especially: For interactive mouse operations Dynamic[expr,{f_start, f, f_end}] typically ...
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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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In version 9 PlotLegends, how can I remove the strange edges that appear around LegendMarkers?

I'm running Mathematica version 9. I am using ListPlot to plot two sets of data. For each data set, I am using different ...
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How to control format options of an exported animation?

My woes with Mathematica animations exported in SWF-format continue. The goal is to Export an animation in SWF-format, and also make it scalable, so that when I embed it into a slide set (produced by ...
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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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Reversing the ColorScheme used in an ArrayPlot and setting the font size in the color bar

I have a matrix of data that I am plotting via ArrayPlot. ...