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Aug
8
comment Are there tools for getting Mathematica 9 Notebooks working in Mathematica 10?
This is an interesting and useful observation, but it isn't an answer to this specific question. I think it is worth a separate question that exposes the bug.
Aug
7
comment Does Mathematica have Month Range and Day range?
@Algohi There are only 7 days in a week... I'm sure you can type it out faster than hunting for DataPaclets`... (if it existed). I was just too lazy to type out all the months :) Here, use this: Thread[{"Sun", "Mon", "Tues", "Wednes", "Thurs", "Fri", "Satur"} ~~ "day"]
Aug
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revised Does Mathematica have Month Range and Day range?
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answered Does Mathematica have Month Range and Day range?
Aug
6
comment Incompatible Changes since Mathematica Version 7?
@Mr.Wizard I think we have (at least in the past) consistently been applying CW to anything that calls for a growing and collaborative "list of x" regardless of whether that list is presented as one post or many. It is a more recent phenomenon that such questions are not CW, but that seems more an oversight... I don't have a particular opinion on the format — I'm sure there are other equally useful formats that others might come up with. Your choice shouldn't prevent them from using theirs. I added my entry to yours in your format because I didn't think it warranted a new post.
Aug
6
comment Incompatible Changes since Mathematica Version 7?
Yup, I almost always write a space for implicit Times. Probably started doing that because I used to (and still do) write in code cells or with non-interactive editors such as vim/IDEA.
Aug
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revised Incompatible Changes since Mathematica Version 7?
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Aug
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comment Incompatible Changes since Mathematica Version 7?
Writing #x and #"string" in versions < 10 to mean # x and # "string" respectively is bad form anyway (a habit propagated by the Church of the Tersists, no doubt ;)). Such code deserves to be broken :P
Aug
2
comment Speed of curated data calls in Version 10
@NickLariviere Thanks for the info. I'm aware that I can use QuantityMagnitude, but returning quantity/entity objects is a huge breaking change (and unnecessary, IMO), especially for functions that have been around since v7. My packages have several modules that use GeoPosition and they're all broken now and it was a pain to go through and fix them. It would've been nice to have a system option that could alter this behaviour.
Aug
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comment Speed of curated data calls in Version 10
@NickLariviere Is there some setting that would allow me to get functions like GeoPosition, GeoDirection, several Date* functions, etc. to return just numeric values instead of Quantity objects?
Jul
28
answered How to create a screen shot of a notebook
Jul
28
comment Symbolic matrix calculus: What's new in Version 9
version 9? That's almost 2 years old now... did you mean 10?
Jul
28
comment How to create a screen shot of a notebook
Related: mathematica.stackexchange.com/q/9331/5
Jul
27
comment Operator-Input Form for Lists?
@Reb.Cabin I'd personally stay away from using this for anything other than matrix input... using this form for lists will only lead to confusion (as you mentioned in the question, it could be misread as Times).
Jul
27
answered Operator-Input Form for Lists?
Jul
27
comment Is there a faster way to Map an Association?
I see you're shooting for the Socratic badge ;)
Jul
26
comment Converting a nested for loop from MATLAB
@Szabolcs I'm sure someone blindly translated it from C to MATLAB ;) ... and now to mma.