Questions tagged [conversion]

Questions on changing Mathematica expressions of one type or format to another, for example date formats, Boxes and other typesetting representations, or different units of measurements.

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Exporting notebook to HTML, using conversion rules

The idea is to export the whole notebook to HTML with all the math equations in latex form. In this way we can add the mathjax script and it will take care of the math. Suppose we have the following ...
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How to convert between various ItemSize/ImageSize units?

How can one convert between the implicit units used by Grid (ems and line height for horizontal and vertical dimensions) and printers points (in ...
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How do I extract the contents of a selected cell as plain text?

My aim is to extract the contents of an Input cells as plain text. Ideally I would like to be able to select one or more Input cells and press a button which would then extract the text from these ...
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How to express an integer number in English words?

How do I convert a number to a readable string? I would like to implement a function, inWords[], inWords[n_]:= ? which ...
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Revert FullForm-ed text to prettyprinted

Sometimes strings in a notebook/package file end up garbled due to some unknown/unintentional conversion of the expression/cell/notebook. I could not find a way to revert such unreadable text to its ...
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Character edge finding

The following line of code finds the edge of a character: ...

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