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Drawing finite-state automata without using VertexRenderingFunction

In the tutorial entitled "Hierarchical Drawing of Directed Graphs" in Mathematica 12, there is an example of how to draw a graph with several properties I want, but it uses an option called ...
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Running a notebook which imports and exports files repeatedly

I am trying to automate the process of running a Mathematica notebook that takes as an input a .txt file and exports another .txt file. This notebook was not written by me, and I don't fully ...
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concept of tangent and residual in AceFem and automation

here trying to solve the pde: ut + ux = 0 in acefem. I have two questions regarding tangent and residual. Tangent shows the s$$ and residual shows ...
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Is it possible to automate definitions given with TagSetDelayed?

I am using the following two lines of code relatively frequently f/:Plus[f[x_], f[y_], z___]:=f[x+y]+z f/:Times[c_, f[x_]]:=f[c x] and I was wondering if it is ...
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Using solved constants without manually setting them as variables

I'm really new to Mathematica and there's this assignment I can easily solve by just manually copy-pasting everything and sticking to it as I am doing right now but I'd like to start going more in-...
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Automate Poisson Football Scores Prediction

I would like to automate a simple poisson football scores predictions process. I started by importing and cleaning home and away England League team tables data to work on it with Poisson ...
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Load multiple csv files and do iterative calculation for each file

I am trying to read multiple csv files and want to plot them all together, Lets say I have 3 files, file1 , file2 and file3 I want to average 3 files, and plot them all together, So far I have set ...
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Creating an Array with Subscripts and Superscripts

I would like to figure out how to construct an array using subscripts and superscripts based on the following info: ...
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Applying same function over a list of variables

I currently have a list of variables in a column in excel, I would like to perform some analysis for each of those variables. ...
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Loop function for a list of codes

I have a list of codes that start with importing column D of an excel sheet which has a hyperlink. Then, the code moves onto importing the text version of the hyperlink and further proceeds with ...
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How to use module to assign functions to a set of imported text files?

I have a lot of text files in my folder (in this example I'm using only 8). I am trying to import all of them and then do calculation on each individual file; I want to use the same notebook without ...
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Quantum Dot Absorbance Data Peakfinding

I work in a lab making quantum dots, and was recently tasked with finding a way to extract some figures of merit from old data in an automated way. In particular, I'm looking to extract the peak ...
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What could cause an “Uncaught Throw[$Failed,CURLLink`Utilities`Exception] returned to top level.” error message?

I am running a program in Mathematica that uses web browser automation, and is also connected to my email account. The program runs fine for a while, but after a few hours, I end up getting the ...
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Automatic indentation of text and equations depending on Style

I have a rule when writing text and equations. Starting from the Section environment, each text/equation that sits inside Section...
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Define Macros to automatically change keyboard input

When using Solve for example, I find myself having to use it in conjunction with other types of functions, like Flatten or ...
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Unexpected symbol::shdw warning during NotebookEvaluate

Consider the following code: ...
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Is there a way to automate this procedure?

I have some code which numerically solves a differential equation for a given value of the parameter $M0$ and for some initial conditions. The initial conditions will remain fixed throughout the ...
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How can I get Manipulate[] graphics to print when batch printing notebooks?

I want to print Manipulate[] graphics while batch printing several notebooks. Here's the long version: I have several Manipulate[] graphics cells in my notebooks. The only way I know of to get the ...
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How to automate generation of image files?

I need to generate a large number of figures as PNG files, and I'm trying to decide whether Mathematica would be the quickest way to do this. All the figures have the same basic structure, and I'm ...
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Seeking strategies to deploy a function securely without a front end

Background I have a fuction, which calculates an analytic solution to a multi-dimentional geometry problem. The function takes a list of real numbers (typically less than a dozen) and outputs a ...
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NotebookEvaluate within cell with CellContext->Notebook

I've encountered the following issue with NotebookEvaluate (note the grouping into 3 distinct cells): ...
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Automatic variable naming

I am trying to construct a complicated code in which I need to name a lot of variables and their definitions. For Example: The problem is as follow: Once I insert new variable in between two, I ...
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Restarting Mathematica automatically

I run a large computation in a loop. At each cycle of the loop I produce large arrays that I save on a disk. At each cycle I would like to Quit Mathematica and ...
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Feeding Executable Arguments into Run - or using RunProcess without the kernel CPU usage

I am trying to automate the submission of many executables with variable parameter values via Mathematica on Windows 10 x64. Running the executable from Mathematica works great for executables that ...
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Using WebUnit with ParallelTable

Is it possible to use OpenWebPage from WebUnit in ParallelTable? For example such as in: <...
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How generalizes (automate) recursive code

This is a small version of my code (for n=2): ...
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Issue with NotebookPrint to export multiple notebooks to PDF in Mathematica 11.1

I have a number of lecture notebooks that I publish to Dropbox in PDF format. It's been working great for years, but something seems to have gone wrong in the latest version of Mathematica. My code ...
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How can I terminate a MathKernel that is running an external program after a timeout?

I'm using ParrallelDo to parallel run another program (windows executable) in 8 subkernels. Sometimes a SubKernel freezes. What I see in the task-manager is that ...
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How to automatically do a computation, Quit[], restart and do a new computation

Related questions have been asked before (eg Where does a package have to be loaded?, https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6152023/quit-kernel-in-mathematica-by-a-command-not-using-evaluation-menu, ...
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How to omit the authentification dialog during URLRead?

When I use URLRead Mathematica will popup a window like: Actually I have given the parameters Password and ...
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How to stop autosaving? [closed]

Is there a notebook autosave frequency configuration? I made my MMA file to autosave, it was nice for a little bit. However, now it automatically saves every 10 seconds, and try to save every time I ...
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Is it possible to create Evaluatable cell which will be automatically overwritten?

Am trying to generate an Evaluatable cell which itself is an output cell which will be overwritten when the original Input cell ...
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How to get a audio file's duration time in Mathematica?

I have a *.avi file and if I want to know the file's duration time: I can use this code to get the result: Import["test.avi", "Duration"] or the code to get the ...
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UseFrontEnd is not working the same in version 10.4

I'm using batch files to run Mathematica notebooks (with saved output) but in version 10.4 the functionality has changed. Any ideas how to get it working? I use a batch file to run a .m script which ...
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How to make a parallel auto-generated .wl package from a .nb notebook

As we know, owing to the set of SetOptions[InputNotebook[], AutoGeneratedPackage -> Automatic], a .m file will be generated automatically by the Mathematica ...
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Evaluate .nb automatically and sequentially using external file as input

I am interested in implemented the following workflow. I have a Mathematica script that receives an input (manually), executes the algorithm based on that input, and stores output into a CSV file. ...
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Automate Windows From Mathematica

Is there a feasible way to automate Windows from Mathematica? I'm thinking maybe with the .NETLink? If not maybe just mouse movements or keyborad shortcuts ? This might be a good start https://msdn....
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Web Browsing Automation with Mathematica

I want to build a bot to automate web browsing, this mean something like: filling forms press "submit" buttons find certain text inside pages and so on... How can I do this with Mathematica? The <...
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How to derive finite-difference scheme automatically on a quite general stencil

Info This question is a generalization of the following one Derivation of numerical scheme for linear transport equation on a variable stencil. Statement of a problem Linear scalar hyperbolic (...
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Modifying codes in a more 'Mathematica' way

I have the following codes: ...
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how to plot the dispersion curve in first brillouin zone?

Those who know some solid state physics should know what the first brillouin zone is. How do I plot the dispersion relation in the 1st brillouin zone so that the curves can 'fold back'? For instance ...
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How to automate repetitive evaluation of a notebook from a parent notebook [duplicate]

I've got a code that I want to automate, but I'm not sure how. I have a Mathematica notebook that I need to run many times over, each time changing one variable and repeating. My idea was to set up ...
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Web Browsing Automation: how to expand all comments under a blog post?

I wish to expand all the comments under a LiveJournal post for the purposes of saving the complete thread of comments. According to LiveJournal's FAQ when a post gets more than 50 comments they are ...
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How to modify a file opened by NotebookOpen [closed]

I need to run a file several times, each time with a different value for a certain variable. I use the following script to automate the process, but I have no idea how to make changes in the file ...
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Automatic process to replace missing values, coming from a second matrix

I have a large starting matrix with missing values in different columns. I want to replace this missing data as follow. First I have to check the group (last column in starting matrix) and go to a ...
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Place Holder or Suppressing Re-ordering

Using the for loop how can I print: file0.jpg file1.jpg file2.jpg file3.jpg file4.jpg file5.jpg file6.jpg file7.jpg file8.jpg file9.jpg The closest code I came ...
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How to obtain differential consequences of linear transport equation automatically?

Motivation Here I've asked how to derive coefficients of numerical approximation of the linear transport equation $$ u_t + u_x = 0, \tag{1} $$ on a fixed 3-point stencil automatically and here I've ...
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Creating authomatically inequalities/equations from a list of polynomials

I am trying to learn how to make automatically from a list of polynomials (or an arbitrary collection of algebraic expression) a list of inequalities/equalities (those will later serve as constraints ...
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Auto Execute Notebook on Open [duplicate]

How might I automatically execute a notebook script on open? For example I would like to a notebook to automatically execute it's cells.
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Welcome screen (V9): selecting notebook from Open Recent … results in initialization cells not evaluating

The following represents an abbreviated example of more complicated code, but it replicates a problem the more complicated code encounters. ...