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Customizing interaction, the front end, or other aspects of Mathematica manually or programmatically.

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TagBox + InterpretationBox vs ConvertTo/StandardForm

There appears to be a problem with a menu command Convert To / StandardForm (Crtl+Shift+N) with respect to InterpretationBox ...
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EquationNumbered counter resets

I have a notebook where the number on the "EquationNumbered" cell goes from (6) to (1) within the same section. Is there any way to manually correct equation ...
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Preserving changed Output style

Let's say I have a stylesheet with two slightly different "Output" and "Output2" styles. ...
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Receive macOS notification when evaluation finishes

Is Mathematica able to communicate with macOS's native Notification Center in order to notify me if an evaluation finishes in any of my open notebooks? I'm looking for a solution similar to this one ...
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How do I make a keyboard shortcut to change the color of selected text?

I am a beginner. I would like to add a keyboard shortcut to the Format > Text Color > Red menu item. I know I can type alt-r-x-up arrow-up arrow-return (Windows7). But I want to include this command ...
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How can I make a custom resizable Pane?

Having a Pane with AppearanceElements->{"ResizeArea"} is super convenient. It's nice to be able to adjust sizes as needed. ...
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Web search browser in Mathematica

How can we build a system to perform web searches (e.g. Google search) in a notebook so that it looks and functions like a normal search interface operating in the browser?
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Custom appearance for PopupMenu

Question What is the shortest method to make a PopupMenu with custom appearance, e.g. something like: ...
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How to avoid those small variable-width spaces within Mathematica code?

When writing a Mathematica sentence (with default input style), you get your code written in a fixed-width font (Consolas, for instance, in Windows). However, small blank spaces are added to separate ...
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How can I rebind the action taken by reflinks?

I'm playing with building a different way to move through doc pages and I want to use a custom function when clicking on a ref-link. How can I do this without pre-processing my entire notebook?
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Can I implement something like the old documentation help browser?

Old versions of Mathematica had a help browser that was more click through and structured. How can I reimplement something like that for the new (since v6) docs?
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How can I modify context menu of Mathematica frontend?

I would like to add a new item to context menu. What I have to do? I found this discussion, but it looks like the context menu does not create buy Mathematica resources.
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Stop notebook from auto-scrolling upon printing

Bug fixed in 12.0 I've long been peeved that the front end scrolls automatically during evaluations, and I've finally sat down to pin down the exact behavior. It seems that the front end auto-...
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How to display fractional expression like this?

For example: The default output is I want to the output display like I noticed that FractionBoxOptions, but couldn't find a appropriate options.
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Changing $UserDocumentDirectory variable

Every time I open Mathematica, it creates a "Wolfram Mathematica" folder in my documents folder. But I keep all my Mathematica stuff in the directory "C:/.../Documents/Code/Wolfram Mathematica". How ...
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Can we implement a Neural Network interactively?

Implementing a Neural Network manually need some code and need to make some connections between these components. Can we implementing a Neural Network interactively?If I want to make a net like ...
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How to create new custom symbols like \[Wolf]?

In Mathematica, we can often get very special symbols by typing esc ... esc or \[...], such as the Wolf or Mathematica's logo. ...
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How can I use Vim key bindings in Mathematica Wolfram Notebook?

How can I use Vim key bindings in Mathematica Wolfram Notebook? I'm sorry I have not found suitable tags from the existing ones.
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Can we make preread replacements in an *.m* file before being run?

This the second question of (152743), the preamble of which is reproduced here: Those who don't have/prefer the front end of Mathematica will either use a plain ASCII editor to write a script in an <...
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Can we make new definitions for InputForm in packages?

Those who don't have/prefer the front end of Mathematica will either use a plain ASCII editor to write a script in an .m file or just use Mathematica directly from ...
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How to prevent front end from suggesting Symbol option names (when actually String), and from adding them to Global` context

Help! I am writing a package with a function which takes lots and lots of different options which are Strings. When used, the front end autocompletion is ...
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How do I make a big update(ⓤ) button inside Manipulate?

I often make CDF documents using Manipulate. However, the Update(ⓤ) button created with ContinousAction-> None is too small. Is there a way to make this button(ⓤ) bigger?
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Make Complete Selection to show more items

The Complete Selection function only shows 5 suggestions with others collapsed. Is there a way not to collapse other items when I press ctrl-k?
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Highlight cells selected feature : Request?

I always delete more cells than I want to. This is because every time I choose the cells, I am not looking at the corresponding code belonging to that cell bracket (why? because Mathematica doesn't ...
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How to implement the same function use *Layer function?

Reading YOLO method to detect object in the image(paper),I want to train this tiny-VOLO v1 on Mathematica,but the special loss function is very difficult to write. ...
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Making a service connection for a local process

I know I can customize my service connections and change how I can import data and all that. I also know that a local process that I'd access via command line (e.g. git) acts a lot like a web API, ...
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Is there something like DefaultOutputCellStyle? [duplicate]

Is there any option to set so that e.g. "Input" cell will produce output in e.g. "Custom" style cell as opposed to ...
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Storing import / export formats for automatic loading

So for dredging stuff out of symbol definitions for looking at this comment I found there's this: ...
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How can I customize my service connection functions?

I've got a service connection function where I want to be able to pass the body arguments as a multipart JSON argument, unfortunately the best the standard service connect framework will let me do is ...
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Google Drive API connection: (or how can I build a service connection to an OAuth2 service?)

From here I know how to build a a basic service connection. And that's fine in simple authentication cases but how do I do this for OAuth services? Even more specifically, how can I do this for ...
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Change default color of selected items in ListPicker

This question was also asked on Wolfram Community. As the title already says, my question is Is there a way to change the highlighting color of the items that are marked/selected inside ...
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Creating a custom web API ServiceConnection

Can I build a custom API service connection that links into the standard framework? I know there are paclets that seem to implement this. How are they structured and how can I write my own?
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How can I disable system updates only?

Suppose I'm quite happy with my current Mathematica installation and wish to keep the system in its current form just reliably working. Since there were already at least two cases[1,2] when a lot of ...
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Extracting data from Data paclet

In the $UserBasePacletsDirectory there are lots of paclets that have only Data as an element. These are loaded via the ...
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Command to set text color for current notebook

I'm looking for a command to insert at the start of my notebook that would change the text color for all text cells (style "Text") to have the color magenta. Maybe something that starts with ...
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How can I customize my menus without reloading MenuSetup.tr?

I want to edit my menus and know I can do this via MenuSetup.tr but can I do this in real time? Can I do it temporarily? Moreover can I change whether the changes ...
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Is it possible to have versioned stylesheets?

Typically I have several vastly different versions of Mathematica installed on the same machine. Specifically, currently I have installed: Mathematica 5.2 Mathematica 8.0.4 Mathematica 10....
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How can I remove the large thumbnails in the version-11.1 Documentation

Perhaps because I am used to the old style of Mathematica Documentation, the large thumbnails in the "Details and Options" section in version-11.1 Documentation look cumbersome and redundant to me. So ...
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How to automatically jump to the next input cell (instead of text cell) after evaluation?

Per the advice at this question about jumping to next input cell, I added the code ...
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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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Change the default output form in Mathematica 11.1

How can I change the default output StandardForm to TraditionalForm in Mathematica 11.1?
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Is there a way to exert finer control Dataset Cell Coloration Like in Grid?

In Grid one can control the foreground and background color of specific cells, rows, and columns, whether initially or via computation. Although Dataset seems to use Grid intrinsically, from existing ...
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How to override the style definitions in Reference.nb? [duplicate]

Mathematica 11.1.0 introduces a new look to its documentation, which doesn't look good on my Windows machine. After some digging it turns out the styles are largely defined in ...
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Add another holiday to the built-in holiday calendar

Mathematica offers holiday calendars, which is GREAT! Especially because adding a days to a date with DatePlus[{2015,4,2},{1,"BusinessDay"}] can skip straight to ...
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Changing CMD+1,CMD+2,... shortcuts to ALT+1,ALT+2

Style shortcuts are mapped to keys like Cmd+1/Cmd+2 which conflicts with MacOS spaces switching. Can someone suggest how to remap them to Alt+1/Alt+2/etc.? Keyboard translations file for Mac is in <...
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How to find out valid values for an option

In Mathematica 11.0 I want to temporarily change the behavior of error messages via code. I tried the following code: ...
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Forcing the front end to update style definitions

tl;dr I need a way to apply style edits in stylesheets, even when I can't use cmd+Shift+E ntl;wr A while back I wrote a suite of stylesheet editing tools to automate operations I did in batch, which ...
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How to suppress the escape window?

Cross posted here If we first enter an empty string (""), and then paste something within the quotation marks, the following dialog box will pop up: I recorded a ...
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How do I remove the little × that shows up in the frontend when typing?

Version 11.1 now shows a little grayed out × (a multiplication sign) when one is editing something, to warn them that the expression will be interpreted as the ...
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how to get the Messages Tab back in version 11.1 Edit->Preferences?

On windows 7, version 11.1, when doing edit->Preferences, no longer has the very nice messages tab there any more. I searched but so far, not able to find this tab. So can't change where my ...

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