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Questions about solutions and support for mathematical typesetting and layout, and the appearance of elements in input and output as displayed by the front-end.

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Display form for numerical integration (like `\[Esc] dintt \[Esc]`)?

When I use the alias \[Esc] dintt \[Esc] to pretty print a definite integral in my notebook, it actually stands for ...
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Is there a way to produce an “evaluate at” vertical bar that resizes properly in display formulae?

There are two examples of what I am talking about in this equation: $$\displaystyle \left.\mathrm{d}\Phi\left(v\right)\right|_{p}\equiv\left.v^{\mu}\frac{\partial\Phi^{\lambda}}{\partial x^{\mu}}\frac{...
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Showing variable values on a 3D Plot

I am running a 3D plot a 100 times to show the dynamics of two undetermined variables (cM and cR) for a 100 values of ...
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How to use Manipulate for a Plot and Equation Simultaneously

I would like to use Manipulate to Plot a figure and also give me the result of an equation simultaneously. In my case, this is ...
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How to keep a DisplayFormula cell connected to its Input cell? [duplicate]

I am writing up some notes and enter formulas (integrals, products, PDFs, ...) in Input cells to get the formatted result in the Output cell. When I restyle the output cell as a DisplayFormula the ...
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Set pixel aspect ratio?

Bug probably present through all versions of Mathematica [CASE:4081592] Does Mathematica have a feature to set the pixel aspect ratio of 2D images? For example, ...
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Forcing nice positions of summation Σ 's under and overscript in FractionBox

Apologies if this has been asked before. The expression ...
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Writing partial differentiation in a subscript

I would like to represent partial derivatives in Mathematica as subscripts. e.g. $\frac{\partial f}{\partial x}(x,y) = f_x(x,y)$. Mathematica instead produces the output $f^{(1,0)}(x,y)$. Is there ...
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How to defer creating/displaying boxes in front end until requested?

If the size of an output expression is larger than threshold ByteCount, the front end will display an abbreviated version of it by producing an ...
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Crossing a symbol like p, similar to HBAR

Is it possible in Mathematica to cross a symbol like p, similar to h-bar, used to denote the Planck constant? Picture in case of font problems: In case of h, we have HBAR, inputted as ESC-hb-ESC ...
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Changing the display ordering of orderless functions?

If I write x = -(1 - 2 G M/r) \[DoubleStruckD]t^2 + (1 - 2 G M/r)^-1 \[DoubleStruckD]r^2 + r^2 \[DoubleStruckD]θ^2 + r^2 Sin[θ]^2 \[DoubleStruckD]ϕ^2; x I see ...
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Is there a way to hide input cells, that have no output?

I can easily hide output cells, or hide the input cell if it produces output (just double click the side bracket for both). My Question is how can I hide input cells that have no output? Examples ...
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How to change imageresolution in the notebook? [duplicate]

I want to plot or listplot a function or a set of numbers in the notebook. I know how to make the imageresolution higher when you export them. But I want to the figure looks more sharp and higher ...
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help example blank in 11.3 under ref/ExclusionsStyle

I only found this one case so far, by chance. In version 11.2, under the help page ref/ExclusionsStyle or ?ExclusionsStyle, the ...
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Run Mathematica with on a 4K screen without distorting menubars or images in linux?

How do you run Mathematica on a High DPI screen at full resolution, such as on the surface book 2, or a 4K laptop screen? I've tried setting the QT_SCALE_FACTOR variable, but that made the top menu ...
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Display splines - problem with conditional expression

I have implemented cubic spline on my own and it is working properly (table SplineProbe consists piecewise of cubic functions). Right now I would like to display in ...
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PlotLegends to show sum's $n$ unevaluated as $n$

I'd like to show the cosine Taylor series. However, I'd like to to see things like (2n)! evaluated, but instead (2*4)! (e.g. if <...
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Math typestting improper after copy and paste. Can I get Mathematica to “refresh” the entire expression?

I copied the content shown in the square brackets from that shown selected in the rounded brackets. When I pasted the content, the "hats" were misplaced, as shown in all but the first two terms of ...
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Problem with Gamma Package

I wanted to install the Gamma package. The package seems to have installed correctly. However, I am not seeing any symbolic output. The outputs should be like these. But I am getting these. Any idea ...
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Scrolling Dataset with down arrow hangs its display

Update : same in v 11.3.0 (OSX) (so bad, it just froze completly the Front End and I had to kill by hand ... and I lost some work !!! Be careful) It's rather an annoying problem i've got many times ...
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Formatting Display Precision

I have defined the following function in Mathematica, f[n_,q_] = Log[(n+q-1)!/(q!*(n-1)!)]; When putting in a large number, say ...
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display Conjugate[…] as superscript star

For some complex expressions, I want to display the Conjugate[x] as $x^*$ (keyboard input as esc-conj-esc) to make the expression cleaner. I can get the desired ...
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Display a list or array as a centred triangle

How can I get Mma to display an array like {{2, 1, 0, 0}, {1, 0, 0}, {0, 0}, {0}} as an upside down triangle where the first row is the base and the last row is the tip, with each row centred ...
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What is the meaning of ColorSpace -> Automatic?

The colour space of an image can be retrieved using Options[im] or ImageColorSpace[im]. A possible value is ...
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Reflection colors are lost on high resolution MeshRegion

Mathematica is able to manage two kinds of reflections : With a simple color directive (Blue, RBGColor[...]...), one can ...
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AxesLabel a List, without braces

How can I use a list of variables (possibly subscripted) as an AxesLabel without showing the braces. For example, ...
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Stand alone ParametricPlot3D image file for others' 3D viewing [duplicate]

I wish to show a ParametricPlot3D image sharing only the image part that is made available for mouse rotation view for any-ViewPoints by viewers other than the code-maker? Is it possible to delink ...
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Display 10^n as power

How can I tell MMA to display input of the form 10^n as $10^n$ and not e.g. as 1000 for $n = 3$ or the rational $\frac{1}{1000}$ for $n = -3$. This would help to ...
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using HighlightImage on a large image causes a display error

I get a display error when using the HighlightImage function on a large image (about 6000 x 10000 pixels). This error occurs in Mathematica versions 10.4, 11.0, and ...
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Coloring tables

Is it possible to apply a color function to table cells based on the magnitude of their content? For instance, in the table ...
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Elimination of “1” in HoldComplete [duplicate]

HoldComplete[2 3 3] will return HoldComplete[2 3 3]. HoldComplete[b a] will return ...
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Printing binary numbers with extra zeros

I have the numbers $0-64$ in binary and want them all to be displayed with 8 figures. Expected output: $5_{10} = 101_2$ should become 00000101.
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Prevent string from splitting

I have two elements of a grid: ...
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How to express calculation time with ProgressIndicator

How to express calculation time with ProgressIndicator. I want to make the following CDF document. ...
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How can I get rid of a persistent tooltip?

From time to time, and in several different computers running various versions of Ubuntu, I've had Mathematica tooltips get "stuck", and persist on the screen even when I navigate away to other ...
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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, ...
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Plotting deformed disks

I have a list containing the x and y coordinates and the radius of different circles, with some of them overlapping. I wish to plot the circles in this list. However, the overlapping circles should '...
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How to format vertices and control placement in a directed graph

I have a directed graph based on a Markov Chain. First I would like to know: how can I place the node name/number inside the circle? Second, the graph is frequently displayed asymmetrically even ...
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How to dynamically gray out a slider?

Here's a very simple MWE to show my problem : ...
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Graphics options defined as a set [duplicate]

I need to use almost the same options for several graphics, and would like to simplify the code which is becoming pretty large. The example below should work, but it doesn't for a reason I don't see. ...
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How to antialias Plot3D graphics?

How can I turn on antialiasing on 3D graphics from Plot3D[]? 2D graphics are antialiased for me but 3D graphics are very aliased and ugly looking, especially the ...
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Pretty printing of factorization output

I want to create a table of factorization of certain numbers $f(n)$ with traditional pretty printing output (more or less same as what is used to display in textbooks). For example consider ...
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Displaying Mathematica expressions in plain text

I'm trying to export expressions in plain text format, so they can be displayed in a reasonably orderly way (.txt file). Trying: ToString[a^c/b] yields ...
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How to remove tags under the code?

How do I remove these tags under my code? Don't know what are they called. Thank you in advance.
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Elegant zebra striping for Grid?

Some users like zebra striping in grids (see this ux posting in SE, whence I got the image below). Of course, it's easy to manually shade and style the cells of a ...
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Associations of List is not printing properly in mathematica 11

<|"i1" -> {a11, a12, a13}, "i2" -> {a21, a22, a23}, "i3" -> {a31, a32, a33}|>//Dataset The above code produces the following where rows are still ...
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Print scaling different in Mathematica 11

I have a couple instances where I need to print out a programmatically generated graphic at a specific size. Here's an example graphic: ...
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Multiple issues using NumberForm with Ticks in version 11.0

Bugs introduced in 11.0 and persisting through 11.1; fixed in 11.2. With $Version (* "11.0.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (July 28, 2016)" *) I encountered ...
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Mathematica to Microsoft Word to PDF workflow

Can anyone outline successful workflows for preparing equations and graphics in Mathematica, exporting (e.g. copy and paste) the results to MS Word and producing good looking results in a PDF? In the ...
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What does the pair “\<” and “\>” in a string do? [duplicate]

What do \< and \> mean inside of a string? ...