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Questions relating to different typefaces and their use in various Mathematica outputs, including graphics, notebooks and exported output.
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specific to Windows platforms. This includes questions about the windows file system, installation issues, COM interfacing, running external programs etc.
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for questions that involve tensors. Tensors are fundamental tools for linear computations, generalizing vectors and matrices to higher ranks. Mathematica 9 introduces powerful methods to …
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For interacting with the Mathematica front-end using the keyboard: shortcut keys, KeyEvents, keyboard navigation, etc.
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Question concerning the function Control and its specialized variants, Manipulator, Slider, Locator, Trigger, InputField, etc, which were introduced in V7 for GUI building. Also, questions about the u…
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mark questions that specifically target Linux related aspects of Mathematica usage. This includes, but is not restricted to, its file system, installation issues, fonts, and running extern…
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Questions about the Piecewise function, which is represented by different expressions for different ranges of values of its independent variable.
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Questions on the construction and manipulation of sparse arrays in Mathematica, with functions like SparseArray[] and Band[].
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Questions on using or implementing more or less common data structures such as linked lists, structs, trees, tries, heaps etc. in Mathematica.
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the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time.
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Questions relating to Mathematica's sound and audio functionality, including Play, Sound and Speak
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Questions on undocumented functionality of Mathematica. Note that such functions might be subject to change without notice in future versions.
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Questions about interfacing Mathematica and Java, particularly using J/Link.
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Questions specific to usage of Mathematica on the Mac OS X operating system.
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Questions about implementing or applying functions which: (1) always yield the same result for the same input, (2) are independent of outside information, and (3) produce no side effects.
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Questions related to quantifying risk and the allocation of assets and liabilities over time under conditions varying uncertainty--including questions on the use of the built-in financial functions of…
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used in Mathematica to organize defined symbols and avoid conflict between symbols that would otherwise have the same name. They are created when packages are loade…
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an option for graphics functions that specifies where tick marks are placed on axes. It includes options for automatic placement, specific positions, as well as styling options.
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Version-specific issues for Mathematica 8 (other than bugs).
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For questions relating to assignments to symbols, patterns, or expressions.
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Tag for the usage of "FiniteElement" Method embedded in NDSolve and implementation of finite element method (fem) in mathematica.
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Questions about functions which maintain an expression in unevaluated form, including the use and behavior of Hold, HoldForm, HoldComplete, and HoldPattern. Also questions concerning the attributes Ho…
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Questions which deal with or solve for functions expressed in integral form, i.e., one or more unknown functions that appear under an integral sign.
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Questions about the form and content of output returned by Mathematica for a given input or function application. This can include specific differences produced by older versions of Mathematica.
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Questions on dealing with vector calculus functions of Mathematica such as Grad, Div, Curl, Laplacian and their representations in various coordinate systems.
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Questions on sequences where adjacent samples are time-correlated, making the data suitable for modeling the behavior of the sampled system.
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Questions about programming or mathematical constructs that enable verification, selection, or branching behavior when one or more criteria are determined to be True.
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indicate that a question presents code or methods that may lead to a crash. Useful as a warning to prevent other users from experiencing the same without having saved their work.
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Use this for questions about calling Wolfram Alpha from Mathematica. Questions about Wolfram Alpha itself are off-topic.
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Questions about using or composing operators--functional mappings from one state or vector space to another.
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For questions about the functionality related to permutations in Mathematica.
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For questions about importing from or exporting to Microsoft Excel sheets, and interfacing to Microsoft Excel using COM or other methods.
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Questions about the Mathematica control type InputField.
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Questions on finding existing Mathematica implementations or expertise to address a clearly stated problem.
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Questions about printing from Mathematica. Includes questions about scaling output, printing to PDF, specifying headers and footers and other layout elements, the printing environment style sheet vers…
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For questions on the use of machine-precision real numbers (also known as floats), the numbers that can be directly manipulated through the underlying numerical capabilities of your computer system.