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Mathematica 14 on Ubuntu 18.04

Currently I am running Mathematica 13.3 on a HP Z240 workstation with Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (x64) I am entitled to upgrade to Mathematica 14 but 18.04 is not anymore on the official list of supported OS ...
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Where is the new System`ConvertersDump`$extensionMappings?

I used to find the extensions mapping from System`ConvertersDump`$extensionMappings, which gives a mapping like "{"*.3ds" -> "3DS"...}&...
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Running of mesh generator DistMesh under version Mathematica 13.2

I am trying to run the element mesh generator DistMeshfrom FEMAddOns package by using version Mathematica 13.2 under Ubuntu 20.04. ...
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Mathematica for Theoretical Physics by Gerd Baumann : Henonmap

I was following a solved problem from the book mentioned below on the Henon map. However, even after correcting that I still get an error on execution. I am unable to find the exact cause. ...
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Which versions of Mathematica work on macOS Ventura?

Which versions of Mathematica work on macOS 13 (Ventura)? Does Mathematica 12.0 work on this OS? If yes, I assume all later versions work as well. I know that pre-12 versions do not, as they ...
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Finite element method solution data, Mathematica 13.1

I just upgraded to Mathematica 13.1 and encountered the following issue (this is just code from the first few lines of the FEM programming documentation): ...
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When did this global rules change happen in Mathematica? Is this change documented?

In this Wolfram talk video titled "Professor Richard J. Gaylord's Wolfram Language Fundamentals Part Two" he shows at time 36:45 the following Where there are two definitions for ...
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Does Mathematica 13.1 work well with the MacBook Air M2 2022 Screen Bezel?

There are reports stating that some applications do not work well with the screen bezel in MacBook Air 2022 which hides some menus. I see in the previous MacBook Air M1 that a couple of menus in ...
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VandermondeSolve changes, InterpolatingFunctionToPiecewise breaks

I just notice ResourceFunction["InterpolatingFunctionToPiecewise"] is broken in v13.1. (Perhaps it's in v13.0, I'm not sure. ) Here's a sample: ...
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Charting`ScaledTicks not working anymore in Mathematica 13

Charting`ScaledTicks was a convenient way to organize Ticks or Frameticks in Mathematica without needing to define a tick-function. Basically most tick-related questions here were answered with this ...
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IGraphM on Apple Silicon?

I recently got a new laptop with Apple's M1 Max processor and now the IGraphM installer ...
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Mathematia UI displays '$Failed' in several places

I recently purchased and downloaded Mathematica. I'm on Linux, so I ran the provided installer script as root. I've activated it with my activation key, and installation reported success. Prior to ...
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Does the ccgrg package still work on mathematica 12?

I have a number of notebooks written for whatever the current version was of Mathematica in 2019 (not 1919 as I had earlier) and using the ccgrg package for general ...
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Notebook Principal Branch not working yet

This notebook again is useful to see in a 3D plot of the complex log function : the principal branch the branches For this purpose, I downloaded the notebook from http://mathworld.wolfram.com/...
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Some notebooks for complex analysis from Wolfram Mathworld website are not 100 % working?

For my study in Complex Analysis i like to study those two notebooks. Can they be fixed, because it seems they are broken ? Branch Cut https://mathworld.wolfram.com/notebooks/Calculus/BranchCut.nb ...
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Which replacement commands to find for CartesianMap and PolarMap?

In a notebook I am studying, a few commands no longer work, namely: CartesianMap[] PolarMap[] I assume that these commands are ...
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Loading a missing package in studymaterial

A notebook needs a package : Needs["Algebra`ReIm`"] Got it retrieved the package : Algebra`ReIm` Legacy Standard Add-...
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Can Mathematica 13 be installed and run on Windows 7 x64?

Can Mathematica 13 be installed and run on Windows 7 x64? Can two versions (11.3 and 13) be installed in the same Windows system?
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Numerically solving the KdV equation

Backslide introduced in 9, persisting through 13. I am trying to solve the KdV equation numerically. The following code would work perfectly in version 5: ...
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Old style ASCII input without Ctrl

This is an example from an old book: "The Mma book 5th ed". It was called "Entering 2D input". If I paste the following in a notebook: ...
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Mathematica 12.3.1 CapForm does not work with ContourStyle anymore?

Just upgraded to 12.3.1 from 12.1. In 12.3.1, ...
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Mathematica 12.3.1 Apple M1

Mathematica version 12.3.1 just recently came out, and one of the biggest things is the support for apple silicon, the M1...I completely uninstalled version 12.3 and just reinstalled 12.3.1 to do some ...
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Alternative for ExternalEvaluate in version <11.2

I have code which uses ExternalEvaluate. Specifically the format using "Command" and ...
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3D mouse compatibility with Mathematica 12

I am interested in a purchasing a 3D mouse to navigate 3d Mathematica graphics. I am interested in the Spacemouse Wireless (by 3Dconnexion) found here: https://3dconnexion.com/us/product/spacemouse-...
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Mathematica 12.2 on Windows 7 [closed]

The Mathematica 12.3 setup.exe installer will not run on Windows 7, due to the operating system not being supported by that Mathematica version. Although Mathematica 12.2 also does not support ...
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Where to get the "SignalSystem" mathematica package?

I am reading this book: Filter Design for Signal Processing Using MATLAB and Mathematica.It can find on the following link: https://www.wolfram.com/books/profile.cgi?id=3841 It's mathmatica examples ...
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Is Internal`StringToDouble broken in 12.3?

I believe Internal`StringToDouble was the only way to fast convert string into numbers. Now in V12.3 it was removed: Internal`StringToDouble["1"] ...
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Bug in Transpose in Mathematica 12.2?

*In[1]=* Transpose[{a, b}] returned in earlier versions of Mathematica (e.g Mathemtica 12.1) simply *Out[1]=* Transpose[{a, b}] ...
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Using AddOns Written for Mathematica 5 in Mathematica 12?

I've searched and found this but it wasn't helpful. To be direct, I'm completely unfamiliar with what the OP in that thread was even attempting to do, though I may have a similar problem. I have a ...
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Broken ValueQ function in Mma12.2?

f[x] ^= 1; ValueQ[g[x]] returns True in Mathematica 12.2. Is it a bug?
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Read newer version of Mathematica file

I am not sure if this question is silly, but I have the Mathematica version 12.1 and my friend has the Mathematica version 12.0 and he cannot read my files. How can I save the files in the version 12....
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How to enter underscripts in 12.2?

In the last version of Mathematica (12.2), some genius on Wolfram thought that is was a good idea to change the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+4, that have been there for years, so now users get a (broken) ...
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Purchasing older versions of Mathematica [closed]

I apologize if this question is not suited for the website. I m ready to delete it if that's the case. I would like to use Mathematica for my PhD research. I will have a laptop that's limited in ...
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Problem with Get at M11.0 that was produced with DumpSave M12.1 [closed]

I have two computers, one has Mathematica 11.0, one has Mathematica 12.1. I have created a .mx file using DumpSave at M12.1. I can read the .mx file using ...
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Using ASCII plots in Terminal in version 12.1

This question was asked before for version 12 but unfortunately the provided patch doesn't work anymore for version 12.1. Using Terminal` (ASCII plots) in Wolfram 12 I was trying to use the Terminal` ...
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How can I use the legacy version in TreePlot in Mathematica 12.0 and later?

In other places on StackExchange, I read: "In versions 12.0, TreePlot is changed substantially, and the legacy TreePlot is ...
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Correcting HeavisideTheta in MM11.3 for generating the same results with UnitStep in MM5.2

The UnitStep was replaced with the HeavisideTheta after the version 6.0 (reference here), but some differences confused me ...
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Converting a plot with legends from version 9 to version 12

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Can one run Mathematica 11 on macOS Catalina using Retroactive?

I know that only Mathematica 12+ runs on macOS Catalina. However some apps that supposedly do not work (like Aperture) can work using the Retroactive app. Has anyone tried that? Successes? Thanks
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How to reproduce `JacobianMatrix` function

I want to use the JacobianMatrix function in package VectorAnalysis, but I get the following warning message after running the ...
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How to rotate a binary embedded image in a graphic containing Postscript?

We have a collection of old notebooks containing cells with Postscript graphics. They relied on various external programs to help generate them so I can't regenerate these easily in a newer version of ...
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Mathematica 9 code won't work in Mathematica 12

It's just plain simple copy paste from this here is my notebook Hope someone can get right directions why output goes wrong after watershed was applied
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Is there a place where Wolfram Research announces breaking changes for new releases?

Mathematica Version 12.1 has introduced numerous breaking changes (as far as my code base is concerned). Here is a simple example: ...
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Compatibility issues of version 12 with FilterOptions package

In version 12, the code If[$VersionNumber >= 9, FilterOptions[a_, b___] := Sequence @@ FilterRules[{b}, Options[a]], Needs["Utilities`FilterOptions`"]] ...
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use mathematica low version in mathematica high version

it's known to all that ,sometimes higher version is far more slow than low version this is a example. Clear["Global`*"]; Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 5}] // AbsoluteTiming ...
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Mathematica 12 compatibility with earlier versions under macOS 10.15 Catalina [closed]

I currently run the following: Mathematica 10.3.0.0 on a Mac Pro (Late 2013)running macOS Mojave Version 10.14.6. I want to upgrade the OS to macOS 10.15 Catalina. To do so, I understand that ...
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How to detect underflow/overflow (post 11.3)?

This old trick used to work before 11.3: SetSystemOptions["CheckMachineUnderflow" -> True] But no longer... so how can we explicitly check for this in v12+?? ...
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How to call an old build-in function in a new version of Mathematica?

In order to use the UnitStep of Mathematica 5.2, I have to install two different versions 5.2 and 11.3 at the same time because ...
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What to use to draw errorbarplots in Mathematica 12.0 [closed]

I have been using Needs["ErrorBarPlots`"] for a while but after my update to the last version of Mathematica I get the warning: ErrorBarPlots` is now obsolete. ...
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Using Terminal` (ASCII plots) in Wolfram 12

I was interested in exploiting the Terminal` package, as demonstrated in this post, to show some ASCII plots straight through the terminal of my Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+. However, it doesn't seem that ...
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