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How can I view the code implementing a built-in Mathematica function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the most convenient way to read definitions of in-memory symbols when we don’t have the source files? I would like to look at the code that implements ...
williewonka's user avatar
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Is there a method to look inside at the internal code of Built-In functions? [duplicate]

How can I look at the code of built-in functions? Is there something like this: LookInsideFunction[SubsetQ] RETURNS ...
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Finding hidden treasure (aka finding undocumented functions) [duplicate]

I was searching for a way to determine if a point is within a polygon and stumbled upon rm -rf's answer. (actually, I really wanted to find a point within a ...
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How to unprotect/see the code of a command in Mathematica [duplicate]

How do you see the code form of a command in Mathematica? I know there is a command in Mathematica, "Unprotect[]", but how do you actually use this?
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Information (??) of function defined in Package return the function with long name of variables [duplicate]

When I call Information of a function defined in Package I get always the result that shows the function with full name Private variables. For example: ...
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Where is documentation for Control`PoleZeroPlot? [duplicate]

An earlier question here mentioned Control`PoleZeroPlot, which I've found useful. Typing Names["*`PoleZeroPlot] returns ...
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Seeing definitions of built-in functions [duplicate]

Possibly a very amateur question, so I'll apologise in advance. I'm reasonably new. I'm trying to write a Dot equivalent of ...
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Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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How to check if a 2D point is in a polygon?

Background: I use code from An Efficient Test For A Point To Be In A Convex Polygon Wolfram Demonstration to check if a point ( mouse pointer ) is in a ( convex ) polygon. Clearly this code fails for ...
nilo de roock's user avatar
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Automatically generating a dependency graph of an arbitrary Mathematica function?

Has anyone written a function to pull the function dependencies of a function? That is, it would be nice to have a function that returns a list of function dependencies as a set of rules, terminating ...
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Programmatic formatting for Mathematica code - possible?

It seems to be both an interesting programming challenge and a very useful practical application to have a Mathematica program which would allow one to pretty-print Mathematica code, so that it is ...
Leonid Shifrin's user avatar
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Any ideas on how to use the Region` context?

If you type ?Region`* you'll get: which seems a bunch of interesting and not documented symbols. Any idea (or experience) on how to use them? Edit By ...
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Is it possible to use Mathematica to record sound and/or vision?

I think the title says it all. I know about ImageCapture which seems to capture stills. Can ImageCapture be made to capture a ...
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Switch from logarithmic to linear scaling partway along a plot's axis

In the 2015 Planck satellite results, they give the latest plot of the temperature power spectrum of the cosmic microwave background, which I show below. (I am only interested in the main plot; you ...
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FindFaces: how to improve the results of the face recognition feature

In Mathematica 9, the FindFaces command offers an easy way to detect faces. In some experiments, I've been getting reasonable results, but I'd like to know if there ...
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