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Setting non-standard ImageResolution for EMF export as default

Mathematica has a bug in that BarCharts and ListPlots with Filling will export as a ...
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Download Mathematica 8 Trial

My school uses mathematica 8 on several of their computers. I would like to download a trail version for my home computer. I would like the same version. Is there a place I can download mathematica ...
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EventLocator in NDSolve seemingly hogs memory in Windows, but not Mac

I have written a function (ftest in my code) which does the following: Takes a vector {x,vx,vy} as input Numerically solves (with high precision) a specific ...
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How to unlock a stylesheet which is not needed anymore by the FrontEnd

Reply from WRI Support: [...] This indeed seems to be an issue with the Frontend on Windows and I have alerted the development team about this. Unfortunately I do not have a work around at ...
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Performance tuning - Explicitly set Mathematica use Nvidia GPU for rendering

I feel hesitated to ask this question, but I cannot figure out a way to increase the performance. The problem is about running this featured example on a computer with both Intel HD GPU and Nvidia ...
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Establish connection with RLink and Rtools

Has anyone gotten RLink to work with Rtools (or even tried)? If so a simple step-by-step would be much appreciated ! When attempting to access any Rtools functionality through RLink I get: The ...
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Method Shrinkwrap Messes up editting Graphics

If you try resizing or moving the Inset in the following interface, the Graphics becomes incredibly jerky and borderline ...
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Cannot save file

Hello I have a problem in saving files in Mathematica. I can't save not only notebooks but also figures. When I choose to save the notebook it open a window that says: Mathematica could not find ...
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Microsoft SQL DatabaseLink connection using Windows Authentication from Mac

We know that Mathematic doesn't natively support Windows Authentication connect. But as we can see in this post, the problem can be easily solved when your Mathematica is in Windows version (I have ...
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Running remote kernel - free frontend license?

I was wondering, is there any way to remotely connect to a Mathematica kernel with some free front end software? I have one (home-use) license, so I have Mathematica installed on my main computer. ...
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Copy/Paste of a plot leaves whitespace

I'm trying to copy Mathematica figures into word, but when I do, I get tons of extra white-space for some reason. Either standard ctrl-c - ctrl-p or "copy graphic" does this. I understand that I ...
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Call Remote Kernel from NETLink

Is it possible to run a remote kernel from NETLink in some way as suggested by the second method below: DoRemoteMathCommand? (...
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Menu bars on Palette windows don't work properly — any workarounds?

After getting help from Rojo with Menu commands on Palettes and other windows without menu bars? I was able to create a Palette with a menu bar by: Selecting the Palette and opening the Option ...
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How do I use Greek characters in the WindowTitle option of CreateWindow?

I am trying to write some exercises in Greek using CreateWindow. My problem is with using Greek characters in the option ...
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Opening cdf file from command line with arguments on windows

I want to write a cdf file to read in the commmand line arguments and then do something with them. Something like this: Mathematica.exe 'filename.cdf' arguments ...
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Mathematica freezes everytime I try to rotate 3D stuff

So I created a simple Plot3D: Plot3D[Sin[x]Cos[y], {x, 0, 5}, {y, 1, 10}] When I try to rotate the plot Mathematica freezes and ...
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Mathpsfrag: failed setup at MathPSfragConfigurationTest (UnPSfrag) line (Windows 8)

I'm trying to follow the documentation on how to get mathpsfrag set up on Windows 8 (64-bit). It failed at the line ...
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running a notebook with a batch file

I am using Windows (7 if needed). I am trying to learn how to write a batch file that EXECUTES a notebook. This is the batch ...
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Exporting graphics to PDF results in destroyed fonts on Windows 8

Executing plot = Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 100}, PlotLabel -> "Plot"]; SetDirectory[NotebookDirectory[]]; Export["plot.pdf", plot, "PDF"]; results in Is this a bug? ...
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Behavior of copy and paste with different image formats

Ok, let's say I create a 1x1 pixel image. i = Image[{{0}}, "Byte"]; Now I Export["image.png", i] the image and import it into ...
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Integrate fortran function into Mathematica

I was trying to use Fortran function in Mathematica. I was following mainly this answer . My Fortran code looks like this: ...
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Windows 10 taskbar pushes MMA window

I finally gave in and upgraded to Windows 10 yesterday. Everything is running smoothly so far. The only problem I have is that when the taskbar pops up, it pushes my focused Mathematica window up. ...
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Mathematica 10.2 Notebooks Freezing

I've been having a problem with notebooks in Mathematica 10.2 freezing up on my Windows 8.1 laptop. It seems to happen when I am typing input. The notebook freezes (become unresponsive) for 30 secs ...
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Unable to start the front-end

I just updated to Mathematica 10.0.2, and was hoping that it would fix a problem that I had been having where I go to run Mathematica and nothing comes up. If I open task manager, I can see that ...
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Missing titles in palettes with Win 8

I just noticed that MMA (8 and 10) in Windows 8 on my machine does not display the title of any palette. For ex. Basic Math Assistant palette appears without title. Same with user-defined palettes Can ...
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Close Windows Explorer from within Mathematica?

Is it possible to close Windows Explorer from within Mathematica? I constantly find myself with multiple Windows Explorer windows open and it would be wonderful to be able to close them all at once ...