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Front End Find feature broken in Version 10 with OSX Mavericks?

I installed Mathematica 10 and on my Macbook-Pro with OSX Mavricks. I was most frustrated to find that the front-end Find feature doesn't work. Do others have this problem? Is it possible something ...
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How can I define a function that takes a list of reals?

I'm trying to define a function f which takes a list of reals. My purpose is to build a function which I can give a list of reals, integers or strings and have it ...
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Placing many arrowheads on curves

I can't find anything anywhere on the web to help me with this. My plot: ...
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How to check a solution of a partial differential equations?

Here is a system which Maple can solve, but Mathematica cannot. ...
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Few quick Mathematica questions about Dictionary

a. Get the list whose elements are of the form {language,number of words in dictionary) I tried this, and it gave me the number if words in dictionary, but I don't know how to get the language part: ...
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Combining solar system planets orbits and positions in Graphics3D and Show

I am building an animated model of the solar system, where I would like to display the OrbitPaths of the planets along with their ...
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Mathematica can't minimize a function

Mathematica seems not to be able to minimize this univariate function over integer arguments, $r>2, r \in \mathbb{Z}$. ...
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Factor a Vector

Does there exist a function in Mathematica that simply takes out a common factor from a vector/list of expressions? This seems like such a simple operation that I am surprised that I could not find it ...
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Cropping a Plot without rasterization

Suppose that I make a plot of $x^2$ vs. $x$: myPlot = Plot[x^2, {x, -1, 1}, Frame -> True] If I click on the plot, I see the orange handles with which I can ...
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Plot Fourier transform of $\sin (2 t)$

I'm trying to plot the Fourier transform of $\sin (2 t)$. I tried using the FourierTransform Function (I'm expecting a peak at w = 2) but it gives me undefined at ...
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Is it possible to give the closed-form of the stiffness matrix of triangular prism element?

Suppose the vertices of triangular prism are 1, 2, 3 (bottom triangle), 4, 5, 6 (top triangle), the coordinates of the vertices are $$ (x_i, y_i, z_i), i=1,2,3,4,5,6. $$ We can write the stiffness ...
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I want change gamma function form into beta function form

I want to integrate below form ...
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Symbolic Constrained Optimization

I have a question regarding evaluating constrained optimization problems in symbolic terms. I would like to perform How can I implement the method of Lagrange multipliers to find constrained extrema? ...
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484 views

Fourier Series of “Split” Defined Function

Not sure how to phrase this in a concise way, anyway it seems like the function FourierSeries assumes the interval for which to compute the Fourier coefficients of a given function is $[-\pi,\pi]$, ...
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Exporting SmoothHistogram plot data

My program produces a large data set, which is distributed by some unknown function. I've used SmoothHistogram to visualise it crudely as a probability distribution ...
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297 views

General form of a linear transformation

Let $v_1 = \begin{bmatrix} 2 \\ -1 \end{bmatrix}$ and $v_2=\begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -1 \end{bmatrix}$ and let $A= \begin{bmatrix} 3 & 2 \\ -2 & 1 \end{bmatrix}$ be a matrix for $T\colon \Bbb ...
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automatic processing of numerical results in `Plot`

First I want to solve an equation $F(x,y)=0$ for $y$ by supplying a value of $x$. (suppose obtaining the analytic form of $y(x)$ is too difficult) Then I want to plot root $y$ (numerically calculated) ...
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Number theory: Problem involving rational numbers

Use RandomRat to test whether ((-1)^(1/Denominator[q]))^Numerator[q] is identical with ...
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How to assign (and retrieve) variables with subscripts? [duplicate]

I like to give subscripts to my variable names when the variables are related. I.e., Subscript[r, i] = 3 3 A problem arises when I later assign ...
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587 views

Custom ticks failing with Frame

I know I can manipulate ticks: ...
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Simplify vector expression - is there something like “Factor” for vectors, dot products etc.?

I am looking for a way to simplify dot products etc. Here is a minimal example: Lets say I have two vectors a and b: Array[a,2] Array[b,2] Now I evaluate their ...
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Print indexed (by subscript) variable name systematically

I have some variables : Subscript[S, 1], Subscript[S, 2]...etc. But they are defined in a for loop like For[g = 1, g < 4, g++, Subscript[S, g] = g]; Later, I ...
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203 views

Need better font control [duplicate]

Generally many programs have a menu item to raise/lower current font size. This is much more convenient than trying to root around in in internal mathematica options. I need to change ALL default ...
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How to implement this simple product rule in mathematica [duplicate]

Firstly i have defined a simple function below. dotPro[a_, b_] := a[1]*b[1] + a[2]*b[2]; Then i create two terms using the above function. ...
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How to plot results of Dsolve

I could not figure out how to get a plot of the results of my coupled differential equations. I am sure that the equations are written correctly. I tried solving a basic Lotka Volterra set of ...
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320 views

Selecting morphological components, of a certain size, centered on points of interest in an image

I have a set of points in an image, for example: ...
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1k views

Keeping Nonlinear Model Fit Real

So I am using the NonlinearModelFit (NLM) command with a fairly simple function. There are 4 unknowns and the (x, y) points that ...
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Split one string about a fixed width with `SyntaxQ=True`

How to split one string about a fixed width, the string may come from the input or output cell of Notebook. sample string ...
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654 views

plot a tube via a 4D plot [duplicate]

I have a function f[x_, y_, z_] := Exp[-x^2]*Exp[-z^2] which traces out a tube along $y$. Is there a way to plot this 4D function, where the plot color is the ...
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551 views

Making a ListVectorPlot3D from data in an external file

I have a .dat file with six columns: {x y z vx vy vz}, where x, y, z are space coordinates and vx, vy, vz are the vector components. How can I use this file to get ...
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Format Preservation of FullSimplify on Indexed System of Autonomous Equations

I currently have a large system autonomous differential equations. I've indexed a more managable dummy system of identical form, using Part to reference each ...
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Anti-aliasing won't work when there is PlotStyle command

I've found that if there is PlotStyle command in the input, anti-aliasing will not work. However if the Style code is ...
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235 views

Output precision

I've solved some equations using FindRoot and then computed some values. Now when I print the output, I only get a certain precision {{0.01, 496.983, 61.3147, ...
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388 views

Import large amount of data with time stamps

I have a large data file (150 000 lines) which I want to import in Mathematica. The first few lines look like this ...
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large matrix eigenvalue problem

I need solve a very large complex matrix (not sparse and not symmetry) eigenvalue problem, e.g., 1e4*1e4 or even 1e6*1e6. How large dimensions of the matrix can Mathematica support? And, how about ...
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Sqrt — how to get negative branch?

One of the many attractions of Mathematica is that integers are generally treated as exact symbolic entities, and not just as numbers. I was just playing with Sqrt, and was puzzled by what appeared to ...
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Plotting a complex function [duplicate]

What does it mean if this message appears: {Im[(1-E^Times[<<3>>] f)/(1-Power[<<2>>] f)]-0,Im[(1-E^Times[<<3>>] f)/(1-Power[<<2>>] f)]-0} must be a list of equalities or ...
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How to guess initial complex value for FindRoot

I have to solve a transcendental equation for a parameter, say $\beta$. Now, the $\beta$ has a range from $ik$ to $k$ where $i$ is the usual imaginary root $\sqrt{-1}$ and $k$ is a real number. ...
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Plotting data that lands on the axis

I have a data point that lands right on the Y axis, which corresponds to the index of refraction of some sample. the x axis is the mole fraction of chloroform of my samples. How do I get the first ...
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ListPointPlot3D seen from above

I have a couple of {x,y,z} points a = {{0, 1, 0.}, {50, 1, 0.018931}, {100, 1, 0.02}, {0, 2, 0.}, {50, 2, 0.131}, {100, 2, 0.2}}; and I'm visualizing them with ...
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Only perform a symbolic differentiation once

I want to define a function that involves a differentiation step that Mathematica can do easily, which might be of the form ...
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Problem with large values in ParametricPlot

I've got a question quite similar to No 18163:Problem with high parameter values in ParametricPlot, but the solution of that problem did not work for me. So I hope you may have another tip. I want to ...
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Separate an array in two arrays, the even and odd terms being separated in these two arrays

How can I separate the odd terms in one array and the even terms in another array,i.e., go from a={1,2,3,4} to aeven={2,4} ...
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Why doesn't my Manipulate work?

I am new to Mathematica and reading my way through a few books. Playing around with Manipulate and I noticed the following does not work: ...
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Is there a better way to get the eight points of intersection?

I want to get the eight points of intersection from the equations 2 Abs[x] + Abs[y] == 1 and Abs[x] + 2 Abs[y] == 1. To solve ...
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Thread over a nested list top to bottom until non-list elements are found

I have a nested list: list = {1, 2, {3, 4}, f[a], {2, h[b]}} I would like to apply a function g to all elements of the ...
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TextCell going awry due to ImageResolution (in Mathematica 7)

Can anyone see how to fix this text display? The example is from a larger project. I need to export the graphic at high resolution, but the text is going wrong. ...
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872 views

Use selfdefined ColorFunction to encode z dimension with predefined limits

In my last question we defined a colorfunction cf. Now I want to use this ColorFunction for a number of different plots (...
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How can I get a Taylor expansion of the Sin[x] function?

How can I get a Taylor expansion of the Sin[x] function by the power series?

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