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Import package with correct symbol contexts

I am looking to do some automated analysis on packages, e.g. automatically check for common mistakes. Mathematica makes it relatively easy to manipulate code as data, and ...
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Programmatically convert notebook input cells to text file

I have ~150 student-submitted Mathematica notebooks for an assessed assignment. While I've been marking them, I'm suspecting there is a reasonable amount of plagiarism going on, when multiple students ...
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Ghost trails with Animate?

What are some approaches to integrate Ghost trails methods with Animate, which otherwise seem more suited for exporting individual frames? For example, given this rootPlot function, how can trails ...
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HoldForm[Operator ##] on some list

Recently in response to this question Mr.Wizard suggested an unusual way to summing numbers. This doesn't seem to be documented. ...
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How can I improve NumberString?

I would like to test strings to see if they represent numbers. This should include number representations with precision marks and scientific notation. NumberString ...
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how can I generate a sequence of assignments?

I want to make a sequence like follows r[1]= r[2]= r[3]= r[4]= .... r[n]= The above r[i] represents coordinates which I have ...
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FullForm applied to functions

I would have expected FullForm[Cases[{a^2, a^3}, a_^1]] to produce Cases[List[Power[a, 2], Power[a ,3]], Pattern[a, Blank[]]]...
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How to convert arbitrary raw boxes directly into String?

This question is motivated by the recent question about searching inside of the NB files. According to the Documentation, ToString expects a high-level WL ...
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How to parse string to expression? [closed]

When trying to make a string an expression I see some wrong results: ...
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Can Save[] produce a .nb file instead of a text file?

(I use Mathematica 9.0.1 on OS X 10.10.2.) Suppose I have a notebook in which I make some definitions and assignments. ...
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How to make some RowBox to be string

GeneralUtilities`GetUsages["System`Sin"] I want to get $\color{red}{\textbf{1}}$ plain string,but this function actually will give me some ...
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Converting to InputForm or StandardForm without deleting comments

Following on from this question: Is it possible to convert an expression to InputForm or StandardForm without losing the comments? For example, ...
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Want actual cell data from CellEvaluationFunction

Let's say I print a cell like so. CellPrint@Cell[ BoxData[" "], "Input", Evaluatable -> True, CellEvaluationFunction -> Function[Print[#];] ] Now I ...
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How to print unevaluated arguments in the form they were originally typed in?

I'm looking for a way to print a function's arguments, not only unevaluated, but also in the way they were originally typed in. By way of experimentation, I tried stuff like this: ...
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How to tell whether a character is a letter-like form

Is there any way to programmatically tell whether a given character is a letter or letter-like form (see this reference page for what I mean)? One idea I had was to use ...

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