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Jul
22
comment HoldForm doesn't hold form
Thanks, that's definitely a workaround in some cases. But unfortunately it doesn't solve the issue with my first Plot example, where I used the (admittedly contrived) label HoldForm[InputForm[E = 1]] to get E instead of the double-struck letter.
Jul
21
comment Using a function name instead of its definition in AxesLabel
@BenAllgeier I also see this problem, and I think it's a bug in version 10. I'm currently mostly using version 8 because I want to wait until the bugs are fixed. In the meantime, maybe you can instead use my answer here, until we figure out what's wrong with HoldForm. I'll update this when I know more...
Jul
20
comment How to enter chemical equations?
Perhaps this Scientific American article is of interest. If you do want fast note taking, I would recommend LyX.
Jul
19
comment Collapsing summation
In addition to the question @mfvonh asked, you should also specify what to do with cases like F[1,i]+F[2,i]+F[3,i] where i would appear as the summation index and as an external variable. That doesn't look like a replacement I would want to make in general. The answer would probably use UpSetDelayed, not unprotecting Plus.
Jul
16
comment Issue with PieChart3D in Version10. Is it Mac specific?
I have no problems with MMA 10 on OS X 10.8.5 - so maybe it's specific to Mavericks. Can't test on 10.9.4 because I didn't upgrade.
Jul
15
comment Mathematica 10 crashes on copy/paste
Do you happen to know if this was specific to a particular operating system? (in case we need to add that as a tag for the question)...
Jul
14
comment Kernel quits on closing notebook
Does this happen after copying or cutting a large amount of data from the notebook before closing? I'm asking because that's the situation where it happens to me on OS X with v. 10.
Jul
13
comment How can I programmatically specify the positioning of a window at the time of its creation?
@Rojo German pun: I'm the viper. I've come to vipe your vindows.
Jul
12
comment How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?
That would indeed be very nice. There are so many new finance related charting functions etc., but no progress in actual scientific plotting.
Jul
12
comment How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?
The problem is that hard-coded grid lines have to be adjusted manually for every individual plot.
Jul
12
comment Is the use of Block to temporarily override definitions inherently unsafe?
Right, that does happen in version 8, too. It's indeed a duplicate. So this doesn't explain my current v. 10 issues with inputs suddenly becoming "unevaluated" - I haven't even been able to isolate it enough to ask a question about it... very frustrating, it's some Dynamic thing.
Jul
12
comment Is Wolfram Language suitable for building web applications?
I agree with @JacobAkkerboom, however it is not clear what specific problem you want us to address. The example in your post does not show any Mathematica related issue.
Jul
10
comment How to get the new font in Mathematica 10?
One of the reasons I like this StackExchange site is that it allows (indeed encourages) users to enter code in blocks that are formatted as fixed-width with nice highlighting. As soon as someone forgets to do this, I find the code much harder to read. Similarly in papers when code is typed as regular text (to see what I mean, wrap any Mathematica code in TraditionaForm@HoldForm. In fact, TraditionalForm is already available as a means of getting proportional spacing, so why the need to fix InputForm if it ain't broken?
Jul
10
comment How to get the new font in Mathematica 10?
Also related (I'm curious if version 10 fixes my issues): Inconsistent display of TraditionalForm in version 9
Jul
9
comment How can estimate the PSF function to deblur an image of plate licence of a car
The example image is clearly limited by the image resolution (pixelation) and not by the point spread function of the camera. So it's pretty hopeless. There is a Wolfram Blog post about this topic.
Jul
9
comment PlotLegends question
(+1) Looking forward to trying it, especially to see legending and general scientific plotting. I'm especially curious whether tick marks can be customized more easily (perhaps with themes, or at least in interactive post-processing). That's just one of my eternal unresolved complaints.
Jul
9
comment How can estimate the PSF function to deblur an image of plate licence of a car
In the movies, they just say: "computer: enhance!" If that doesn't work, it would be good to provide more detail in your question, e.g., an example image and what else you have tried.
Jul
9
comment Constrain Fit to make a fit that remains positive over the range of my independent variable
@user16104 Whenever you do data fitting, you have to have some model that agrees with your underlying understanding of the data. In your case this is positivity. But there are infinitely many different models one could choose, and I think it should be up to you modify Alexei's answer to accommodate any other expectations you might have.
Jul
9
comment How to find all data points within closed curve
Also related: How to compile Heike's winding number function?
Jul
9
comment How to find all data points within closed curve
But that would have cost me precious extra seconds...