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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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What is the complete list of valid FrontEnd Packet types?

In response to my question How can I get the unchanged Box form of an arbitrary expression? John Fultz answered with a method using the hilariously named ...
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Best way to add KeyEvents and faster Quit

Many users have asked how to add KeyEvents to speed/improve keyboard input. This is just a random example. The technique is always the same. It requires that you ...
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Custom Mathematica Shortcut: Copy as $\LaTeX$

If you edit the Wolfram Research\Mathematica\8.0\SystemFiles\FrontEnd\TextResources\Windows\MenuSetup.tr file you can make Ctrl+Shift+C copy not plain but in $\...
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Copy last/second last (etc.) input from history into current cell

I like to use terminals (e.g. gnome-terminal) where you can use the up key to copy the last command into the current input 'field'. For example, to repeat the last ...
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How to add an entirely new menu

Is it possible to add an entirely new menu, say menu "CustomApp" on the fly? For example a CustomApp package could add its own menu "CustomApp" with submenus, ect, once Needed. Former examples I ...
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Create custom shortcut to change font color

Just wondering if I can create a custom shortcut key to change the font color of the notebook text. I've created a custom shortcut (in dkyeventtransactions.tr) to bring up the font color dialog, as ...
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How do I programmatically add to contextual menus?

To programmatically add to menus you can do as described here: How do I add new menuitems to menus? What can I do to programmatically add to contextual menus? Is something similar to ...
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How make AddMenuCommands work in an init.m

I want to add some items to the Mathematica 8.0.4 Help menu (under Mac OS X). In [$UserBaseDirectory]/Autoload/FrontEnd/init.m I have the following cell: <...
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What are all the possible menu edits?

Note: I've discovered the menus are more-or-less as customizable as one would like, although it is mildly annoying to do this. Simply write your own Menu ...
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Keeping a notebook in the toolbar File list

I have a notebook called "Useful Stuff" in which I put things I keep forgetting and for storing bits of useful code. I would like to keep this notebook in the list of notebooks that appear when you ...
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Custom Magnification Setting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Mathematica 7 for Windows, is it possible to use custom GUI magnifications? I am able to use a custom Magnification by setting ...
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What is the syntax for adding code, e.g. LinkWrite[...] to init.m? Version 12.0

I'm trying to use the suggestions for adding menu items discussed here: https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/909/44139 When I add ... ...
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