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comment Generate nonoverlapping random circles
@MarkAdler very nice. I noticed that having 'RandomReal' produce three numbers '{n,3}' and using 'Sphere' instead of 'Circle' produces perfect collections of spheres in 3D.
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answered Import values from tab separated file, change decimal point?
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answered Postfix Double Slash Notation with Multiple Parameters
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comment Reading csv/xlsx data into Mathematica with column headings as list names
@TaliesinBeynon We use Excel files (.XLSX) to import data as well as export data. It provides us with a simple interface that can be understood and used by most people. Giving columns distinct, complete and reasonable names means the order of the columns does not matter and provides a named rather than a numbered access to the data. In this sense Association and Dataset provide serious progress within Mathematica. In a further step, we also named all rows, which means each cell is identified by pairs of names. Please do not forget that Excel sheets are regularly sorted.
Aug
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comment Reading csv/xlsx data into Mathematica with column headings as list names
An alternative way to create a Dataset is irisDataset = Dataset[Inner[Rule, header, Transpose[data], Association]].
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comment How to draw a line (1D) with labeled subdivisions
Try NumberLinePlot in Mathematica 10.
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comment How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?
@Mr.Wizard Thank you very much for the hint. It actually works inside Plot. I managed to crash the kernel with some combinations but "Reverse" worked too.
Jul
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answered Telling mathematica to output * instead of space for multiplication, so I can copy as plain text
Jul
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comment How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?
Of course I agree. I am in fact very unhappy with the various Log???Plot functions. In my opinion there should be a single Plot (and a single Plot3D) function, which is supplemented by ScalingFunction->{"Lin", "Log"} or something very similar.
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answered How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?
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answered Obsolete AstronomicalData - how to convert to PlanetData
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comment Defining and evaluating new continuous distributions based on Mathematica's distributions
Thank you very much that was exactly what I was looking for. The collection guide/DerivedDistributions summarizes a number of other functions I was looking for.