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How to find the options available for a function? [duplicate]

I was trying to create an animated .gif with Mathematica. I knew that the function to use was Export["animation.gif",tableplot] where ...
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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 do you convert a string containing a number in C scientific notation to a Mathematica number?

Suppose I have a string containing the C-representation of a floating point number; for example s = "1.23e-5" and I want to convert this to a Mathematica number. ...
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Flipping axis on a plot

I want to make a 2D plot where the x-axis is flipped so the higher numbers are on the right and lower numbers are on the left. I've managed to do it by flipping the data and making new ...
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How to change the default ColorData used in Mathematica's Plot?

This question leads on from the recent question What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica? There it was determined that the default color palette used by ...
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Why are my plots displaying behind the axes?

I need to create graphs with light gray axes and black lines. All of my plots display behind the axes. How can I make the plots display over the axes? ...
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All curves in plot have the same style. Cannot be fixed with Evaluate[]

Usually, when I plot multiple curves in Mathematica Plot[{x,x^2,x^3},{x,0,1}] they are given different colors. However, if I try to construct a list inside the <...
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Mathematica for teaching orthographic projection

Edit: All the four answers to this question are great, and if you're interested, you should take a look at all the answers. Nevertheless, belisarius' code was accepted since it was closest to what I ...
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Proper way to Plot a single function in two different styles?

I've got this code ...
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Creating a 3D List Line Plot From Discrete Points

Given the following Runge-Kutta ODE solver and the graphical output below, how do I get a 3D line plot instead of a 3D point plot? I see that there is no ListLinePlot3D function, so I thought it might ...
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Suppress extrapolation of interpolating function in a ContourPlot

I have defined an interpolating function, myfcn[x], valid on the domain x = 0 to 1.5. I am then using ...
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An elegant way to plot a numeric function that returns a list, and have each element in a different color [duplicate]

I have a function that takes a numeric argument and returns a list of numbers. I want to plot each element of the list in a different color. If I use this command, ...
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Changing the inter-item spacing in Legends (version 9 and up)

The legending functionality in versions 9 and higher is much easier to use than the PlotLegends package and other bespoke ways of creating legends in earlier ...
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Manipulating the axis on a ListLinePlot

I am trying to create a plot using ListLinePlot in which the x-axis is represented in a logarithmic scale, and is reversed (so larger values are on the right side). ...
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3answers
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How to make a tight crop of a 3d plot?

I like Mathematica, but it's syntax baffles me. I am trying to figure out how to minimize the whitespace around a graphic. For example, ...
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2answers
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How to reverse the direction of the y axes

I have a similar question to this one. Unfortunately, the answers there didn't help me. I would like to plot a simple function with the normal Plot function. ...
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How to get a list of available appearance/styles/Methods?

This is a basic question but I haven't found any answer yet :/ Available appearances for Button[] are mentioned in Help, those ...
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Finding out all undocumented values for “Properties” in XxxData[] functions

No, XxxData[] is not a new function in Mathematica 11. I am just using that name for all curated data-related functions. As you know, ...
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Control parameters of different styles of DistributionChart

Using DistributionChart, you can choose among several styles aka ChartElementFunction: ...
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Mathematica outliner's capabilities

As my notebooks get larger, I often try to organize them with titles/subtitles etc, structuring them as an outliner This also helps me as I try to structure a notebook trying to produce an article, ...
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Possible Method for MatrixExp

Well, probably a hard question, but I think it's better to cry out loud :). I noticed that MatrixExp has a Method option when ...
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Get name of hidden inbuilt functions (like Ticks drawing)

how do I get the name and definition of a builtin Mathematica functions? For instance, I would like to see how default Tick plotting function is implemented. However, it is not clear where it is and ...
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Method -> {“AxesInFront” -> False} for Graphics3D

I'm aware of two ways to manage positioning of Axes for Graphics3D: AxesOrigin and ...
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2answers
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What are the Method options Solve command accepts?

What are the Method options Solve command accepts? Solve has the Method option, however documentation contains no methods that it accepts...
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How to add points on the empirical distribution function on the leftside of the pieces (steps)?

Faced the problem. Here is code: ...
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Parametrize a circle as a tube?

I have this code: ...
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What Method values are available for Plot?

The Documentation Center article on Plot notes under Details and Options that Method is one of the options for ...
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How to draw dots at beginning and end of range when plotting [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot a Piecewise function which should look like this: How can I have similiar dots (filled or empty) at beginning and end of range? ...
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How to style and position VerticalCallouts and RadialCallouts

Here is a pie chart with a labels placed with a "VerticalCallout" ...
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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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