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Extracting Code Used in Wolfram Alpha Query Output

If I type == moon texture map into Mathematica it sends a query to Wolfram Alpha and gives me the following output: A 3D sphere with a moon surface texture is ...
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Known restrictions for WolframAlpha in CDF Player and PlayerPro

Are there any known (documented?) restrictions for the use of the WolframAlpha function in CDF-Player and PlayerPro? I only found this answer which mentions upper values for various license version, ...
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Does Mathematica compute free-form-input on Wolfram servers?

I've just started to use Mathematica and I'm using the free-form input a lot. The computation time for simple problems seems to take a lot of time and my CPU isn't really used at all. I first thought ...
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Possible to batch WolframAlpha queries?

Sometimes I want some country data not available from CountryData. And issuing things like: ...
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Mixing Wolfram Language & WolframAlpha Queries - How robust is it?

The advent of Mathematica in the cloud and linguistic input potentially transforms expectations of the Wolfram Language's programming model and its inherent robustness. An example of this comes form ...
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Is there a Wikidata - based Entity system yet?

Wikidata.org seems to have a similar goal as the new Entity/EntityProperty Wolfram-knowledge base system. The differences are that Wikidata is open, promising faster expansion and fixing, but of ...
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Disagreement between FindGeoLocation and Alpha: “Where Am I?”

While trying to estimate a user's location in a notebook, I noticed that FindGeoLocation[] was extremely inaccurate. I realize that it uses an IP lookup to make ...
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Make a table of changes in US coinage

I thought of an innovative use of Mathematica/Alpha that I think Stephen Wolfram would really love, but I can't figure out how to get it to work. The idea is to make a table that would chart the ...
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Error with Wolfram|Alpha query from Mathematica?

I upgraded to version 10.4 of mathematica, then I run a query with WolframAlpha inside Mathematica but there comes a error message. I do not know what happened. It send me this: ...
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How to have the WolframAlpha command process generated numbers without having to cut-and-paste

I often generate long decimal expansions of various numbers.Then I cut-and-paste them into the == command to get a WolframAlpha analysis (to see if there are any interesting properties, possible "...
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Force expression in certain form

Is there a function in Mathematica to force an expression to be transformed into a given form. For example f[x] is a function of ...
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Solving Integral -syntax or interpretation problems

WA interpreter achievement not well this entry from Mathematica, steps need to see the full resolution input WA ...
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No connection to WoframAlpha with v10.1

I have a problem with my connection to WolframAlpha with the new version 10.1. And I can't figure out what causes it, because it works with version 10.0. Also, I have a connection to the data ...
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Force results from a W|A query expression in certain form

WolframAlpha["Weather"] selects a weather station following its own internal logic and I would like to overrule this selection with a different station of my choice. Is that possible? I think I read ...