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Problem using replace to simplify logarithms [duplicate]

Is there a way to combine logarithm terms like 9 m Log[m]-9 m Log[M]+16 m M Log[m]-16 m M Log[M] into ...
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How to insert a zoom inside the main plot

As the title indicates, I want to add inside the main plot (preferably at the lower left part) a zoom. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code: ...
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297 views

Exporting PDF file - incorrect graphic [closed]

I export graphics to PDF using: Export["/path/figure.pdf", plotname] It gives me more than enough quality for PDFLatex. But somehow, some exported plots have ...
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Is mathematica storing information it shouldn't store?

I'm seeking to find solutions to a numerical integration with a large set of parameter combinations (basically, I'm doing a brute parameter sampling). Yet, I believe the memory of the computer is ...
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Join all square root expressions?

Sometimes I observe Mathematica produce expressions exactly like the following after a simplification step: $$\frac{a+\sqrt{-(1-b)}\sqrt{\frac{1}{b-1}}}{\sqrt{c}\sqrt{\frac{1}{c}}}$$ Now, any ...
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Solve equations real and imaginary part separately

For my system of equations, the procedure described in Solving complex equations of using Reduce works no more. How can I separate the real and imaginary part of ...
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Generating a “flare” effect in Graphics3D?

I'm attempting to indicate that there is a point-source of light at some position in a Graphics3D-generated image. Is there any built-in tool to do this? My patch-work solution thus far has been to ...
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How can I find ,Which InputField was recently updated?

I have 4 InputFields.I want to find which InputField was recently Updated out of all ...
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How to set the slider width inside Manipulate

I use the code below to visualise the connection between a sine curve and the unit circle, but would like to make the slider wider, so it has at least almost the same with as the image. I have tried ...
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Instruct a Table to only evaluate until a condition is fulfilled

I am looking for the way of building a Table of pairs of numbers in a fast way. My true table evaluates huge functions, and I see no way and reason to show those cumbersome expressions here. Let us ...
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why set values in this way doesn't work?

question is as follows define a list ttt={1,2}; and if I set values in this way {ttt[[1]],ttt[[2]]}={3,4} then the value ...
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Predictive code completion and custom functions in contexts

Suppose I work for organisation PQR, and have been developing a suite of packages, PQRUtilities, PQRVisualization etc, all of ...
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Assuming monotonicity and concavity

I have an expression that I would like to evaluate: 2 phi''[1 + a (-1 + u[10])] phi'[q]^3 > phi''[q] phi'[q] phi'[1 + a (-1 + u[10])]^2 Is there any way of ...
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Can Mathematica use a MySQL ODBC connector?

I have a MySQL database that I connect to using Mathematica and would like to distribute my Mathematica code to others. We already have ODBC DSNs setup on peoples machines using the MySQL ODBC ...
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Calling blank arguments using enclosing functions

Is there a way to call a function and have that function use an argument defined in an enclosing function? e.g., ...
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1answer
202 views

Why do all plots open in new windows when I use JavaGraphics?

I want to open only one plot in new window. When I use <<JavaGraphics` all plots open in new windows. I put ...
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70 views

How can i execute several Commands in one text file and use it in notebook?

I want to execute several commands in one text file and use it in notebook by Get[] command. for example: ...
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283 views

How do I overlay corresponding values over each frame of an animation?

I recorded a phenomenon using video capturing (phen.avi, imported into Mathematica) and simultaneous measurement of some electrical properties of that phenomenon (a ...
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330 views

Representing a Stencil of a Finite Difference Operator with Mathematica's Graphics3D

I have the following finite difference operator: $$ Lu_{ijk}:= du_{ijk} +c(u_{i-1,j,k} + u_{i+1,j,k} + u_{i,j-1,k} + u_{i,j+1,k} + u_{i,j,k-1} + u_{i,j,k+1})\\ -u_{i-1,j+1,k}-u_{i-1,j-1,k} - ...
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How to control divider length in a grid

I want to display a table like this: And use Divider I can only get this so far ...
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1answer
133 views

Notation for numerical solutions to differential equations

Can somebody explain this notation to me? Using Mathematica's first example in the NDSolve documentation: ...
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1answer
85 views

Breaking up data and finding independence

Suppose I have the list with elements (either 1 or 4 as the last digit) as follows: ...
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658 views

Why does this simple program leak memory?

I have a simple Mathematica program which writes some plots to image files for later conversion into a movie. Unfortunately, the program leaks so much memory that it quickly exhausts all 12G of RAM ...
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1answer
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PolynomialRemainder memory

This calculation makes the kernel crash because it needs so much memory. Thoughts on how to get around this? ...
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Use different kernels for different Notebooks

I know that the command LaunchKernels[] starts up four kernels on my machine: ...
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Difference of old Graphics`Graphics3D`ListSurfacePlot3D and the current ListSurfacePlot3D

Consider the following example data which creates the lines of a cylinder ...
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1answer
125 views

Examine function parameters programmatically

I write a lot of scripts in Mathematica and I'd like to eliminate the boilerplate that parses command-line arguments and assigns them to variables of the correct type before doing the real work. I was ...
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1answer
668 views

Error/warning when using NSolve for simple equation

I am using NSolve to solve an equation, as shown here: ...
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1answer
144 views

ReadList importing negative times

This is probably an easy question to answer, but I need a fresh eye... I'm struggling with processing the following file (extract shown here) It's a list of dates, and positive/negative time durations ...
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1answer
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How to make a code line dynamic in a Module?

The code line If[StreamPosition>0,Read[str,Record]] should be executed in a Module at first. The Module consists of a Slider and a Pane. The Slider ...
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2answers
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Evaluating Polynomials at Grid Points

I am continuing my quest on B-splines. The code below builds a 5x5 matrix out of B-splines, using the BSplineBasis[] routine. I now want to evaluate the polynomials that are stored in each matrix ...
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1answer
126 views

How can I set specific ImageSize to each cell of the Grid?

I want to make a Grid with each cell Imagesize was {10,10}.If I place any Gui-Element with more than that cell Imagesize,I don't ...
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1answer
193 views

Find points on the surface of a Graphics3D object

If I have a Graphics3D object that was generated from manipulations to PolyhedronData rather than via an explicit equation, for example the Spikey (for which the entire code can be found here The ...
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3answers
179 views

Finding the common areas of two contourplots

I used ListContourPlot to specify an area for which the function value is less than a number. For example consider the following areas: ...
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2answers
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1answer
90 views

Scaling of ChartElements

In attempting to answer this question from @Cam on BubbleCharts with elliptical bubbles, I suggested using separate ...
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1answer
64 views

Is there a more idiomatic way to solve this implicit differentiation problem?

Here's an exercise from a calculus text by Larson and Edwards: Find the rate of change of the distance between the origin and a moving point on the graph of $y = x^2 + 1$ if $dx/dt = 2$ ...
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445 views

Comparing Mathematica expressions like diff

I am looking for a way to compare (or "diff") two Mathematica expressions, similarly to how to diff utility can compare two text files and report the differences. Has anyone already written such a ...
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260 views

Adapting NDSolve to circumvent NDSolve::bdord: error for 1-D Euler Equations

I attempted to use NDSolve for the 1-D isentropic unsteady flow equations with low subsonic inflow velocity and prescribed inflow total enthalpy; along with a ...
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2answers
292 views

Override Equation structure change in mathematica - CopyToLaTeX

I am writing my thesis, and when I do copy to LaTeX from Mathematica, it changes the equation variables and also it rearranges the structure of the original equation. How can I override that ?? ...
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1answer
982 views

Plotting two surfaces and visualizing their intersection

Trying to plot the following two functions to show points of intersection. ...
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2answers
783 views

How to manipulate plot range with fixed axes

I want to achieve something like this Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, r}, PlotRange -> {{0, 10}, {-1, 1}}], {r, 0.1, 10}] but my function in place of ...
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1answer
270 views

Adjacency Matrix for an Undirected Graph

Here is an undirected graph ...
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1answer
130 views

Saving and Reading data across computers

I DumpSaved some data from my home laptop, uploaded it onto google drive and now I am trying to open it at my school computer but I am getting errors, even though the data is in the correct directory. ...
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1answer
432 views

Contour heat graph (ListContourPlot?)

I have solved 2D incompressible Navier Stokes and written out a .dat file that includes x,y,u,v,p values. I am trying to get a 2D color heat graph like this one for my data Here is what I have done ...
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1answer
801 views
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1answer
114 views

Finding the root of a nested function with small values

I have reduced an error in my program to this line of code: FindRoot[Nest[# (1 - #) k &, 1/2, 2^4] - 1/2, {k, 3.5}] It works for $2^1, 2^2, 2^3, 2^4,$ but ...
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How can this AbsoluteTime call be made faster?

I need to convert tons of date strings into absolute times. This generates an example data set of 10,000 strings: ...
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1answer
228 views

how to plot log-log histogram in Mathematica 7

I have a large array of real (positive and negative) numbers and I want to plot the histogram of it. I can use Histogram[data, "Log", PlotRange->All] but ...
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1answer
186 views

Symbolic Simulations

I have 9 nonlinear equations and 10 unknowns. It is not possible to obtain a numeric solution but I do get a parametric solution. It is useful in my case because I want to observe how parameters (p1, ...

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