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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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Get sign of unassigned variables

I want to find the signs of the following expression of unassigned variables: a = x1 x2 - x3 x4; The signs or prefactors are +1 ...
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Adapt size of brackets in text mode

In text mode, i.e. characters enclosed by " ", brackets do not adapt to the content. How can I achieve this? Actually I want to write a text that includes formulas. Without " " the ...
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How to use StandardForm/DisplayForm with custom symbols

I want to be able to make custom notation similar to how Complex[1,2] is displayed as 1 + 2 i. I tried the following ...
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How to change Global Preprint preferences for how matrixes are displayed?

I asked a question about how to make all array outputs be displayed as matrices a few weeks ago. I have run into a problem ensuring that the setting change is permanent, however. I thought the global ...
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How can I change the derivative symbol ' in output

The derivative symbol in "output" is always like this f'(x) but I want something like D[f[x],x] or ...
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Why InputForm of iconized output are hard to read in recent versions of Mathematica? How to correct it?

I never liked WRI tendency to now iconize some results from computation in the notebook. I do not know if this is the correct term for it. I like to see result always in plain normal code. Here is an ...
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How to split many controls in Manipulate into multiple columns (saw some potential bugs)

I need to use Manipulate[] with many controls, because I have around 40 parameters which I want to be able to alter. Since the number is too large, I want to split these controls into multiple columns,...
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How can I convert the inverse hyperbolic function I defined and built-in inverse trig functions to TeXForm the way I prefer?

In Mathematica,the inverse hyperbolic functions are displayed with the prefix "Arc" like "ArcSinh[]", which I thought incorrect and misleading. Since the hyperbolic angle is ...
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What does Edit>Preferences>Appearance>Multiplication>Use symbol

I am using Mathematica Version 12.3.0 for Linux x86 (64-bit) (May 10, 2021). I would like to see multiplication asterisk for all products on output. I know that this can be requested per expression by ...
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Manipulate: Display Slider Value in Custom Format

I am plotting two functions using 'Manipulate' and I am trying to change the way the values of certain adjustable parameters are being displayed. Here is a photo of the plot so I can refer to the ...
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Drawing on screen outside notebooks

Is there a way to display (animated) graphics outside of Mathematica notebooks, i.e., in a specified rectangle on the screen? I can imagine that one way to achieve that is by creating a notebook ...
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Replacing the print display in a for loop

I am running a For loop as follows: table = {}; For[n = 0, n < 10, n++, {table = Append[table, n], Print[table]}] I was wondering if there was a convenient way ...
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Format data consistently with Around

I don't like that Around uses two different styles to display data. Depending on the magnitude it seems to either use 0.123456(78) or it uses 0.12345 $\pm$ 0.00067. ...
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Mathematica symbols not showing

Mathematica displays squares like □ in place of symbols such as slash / and right arrow -> so for example if I write a/b it displays a □ b. Rebooting doesn't seem to help here. Operating system: ...
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How can I display all fonts on one screen size?

I want to test the font like this. On my machine, there are 270 fonts but I can't not display them all one one screen size so I can only print each time 50 fonts. How can I display it as in the image ...
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Highlight part of the expression like this

I want to highlight the coefficient of the polynomial is not ±1, I have tried ...
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DIsplaying the product of matrix operations

I am struggling to find out the option that show the final result of a matrix operations and not the necessary steps to achieve the result. The last line of the following picture demonstrates the ...
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Convert Derivative[1][f] to f'

I believe this is a little problem that everybody asking or answering ODE related question in this site suffers. We know derivative of a variable, say, f, can be ...
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Force Mathematica to display `Series` in factorial notation

The Series expansion for Sin[Pi * x] is Series[Sin[Pi * x], {x, 0, 10}] Pi * x - (Pi^3 * x^...
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How do I turn off StandardForm formatting for Piecewise, KroneckerDelta and ConditionalExpression?

I find the StandardForm formatting for Piecewise, KroneckerDelta, and ...
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Discrepancy between the size of a font (specified by FontSize) and the generated size by "Spacer" (both claimed to be in printer's points)

The documentation says FontSize specifies the vertical size of a font, in printer's points, and that Spacer specifies a spacer ...
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Symbolic second order derivative of real antisymmetric matrix in Mathematica

I would like to calculate the second order derivative of a function with respect to a matrix coefficient symbolically. Below is the first order derivative of S with respect to the coefficient of x. ...
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Broken sub-/super-/overscripts after reopening file

I'm entering something like $a_1$ by using Ctrl -. After I reopen the file, instead of a nice subscript, every instance of $a_1$ now reads ...
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Wrong occluding relation of objects in 3D graphics in Mathematica 12

I want to mark the intersection of lines with a spherical node with the following simple code: ...
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Boxes Bug in 10.0.2.0

Mathematica 10.0.2.0, specifically: 10.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (December 4, 2014) ReleaseID 10.0.2.0 (5206630, 2014120404), PatchLevel 0 appears to have a bug in handling boxes. The ...
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Module[Monitor[ ... ]] doesn't work when called by Manipulate?

My example function progressFunction[time_] := Module[{t}, Monitor[For[t = 0, t <= time, t++, Pause[1]], ProgressIndicator[t, {0, time}]]] does ...
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how to use MatrixForm on a matrix after applying NumberForm on it?

V 12.1 on windows. I do not remember if I've seen this and googling is not helping. I wanted to format a numerical matrix for display using MatrixForm. But first ...
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How can I limit the amount of data displayed when I import a csv file in a way allowing me to use all the data?

I am importing a large csv data file into Mathematica for analysis. The problem is that Mathematica insists on displaying all 2500 rows of data. This is only a small subset of a much larger project. ...
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How to Display Corners of Big Matrices with Fancy Ellipsis Characters

Say I have a big matrix testMat = Partition[Range[16*2048], 2048]; and I want to display a block in the upper left corner, say defaulting to a 4-by-4 block, plus ...
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transparent plots flash white when updating

As my university moves to online instruction, I am trying to make high-quality video presentations using Mathematica slide shows. I can easily get the content I want, but it seems tricky to display ...
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Splitting a SetterBar to multiple lines, wrapping at a given page margin?

I have 4 SetterBars linked to the same variable, and representing 593 choices in four categories. How might I get a sensical output that wraps to window or screen or some arbitrary margin? ...
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Mathematica looks blurred [duplicate]

I am trying out a trial version of Mathematica before actually purchasing it, the image looks blurred. Could someone please verify if this is normal. I do not remember seeing this in the v11.
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Does Mathematica 12 scale with gnome display settings?

I currently have Mathematica 11.3, and while I really like the software, windows are too tiny on my laptop. My laptop has a 4K monitor, and I have to manually increase the magnification every time I ...
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Aligning Checkboxes in Manipulate

Consider the following code ...
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Grid Centring around Divider

Consider the following Grid ...
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Change default color when printing a string using Print[]

Background: I'm just a hobbyist. I recently found how to change the default colors in a notebook using "Edit Stylesheet" under "Format". I am currently using my own color set up in "Appearance" under "...
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How can I toggle display of individual items in a Show list? [duplicate]

I have several ListLinePlot features I'm overlaying on one image using Show. I'm using the Manipulate function to turn on one at a time, but I'd like to be able to use Manipulate to toggle the ...
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Force UnitConvert to display the proper unit prefix and return inexact quantities? [closed]

I'm experimenting with units: UnitConvert[1/Quantity[2.0, "GHz"]] 5.*10^-10s ...
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how to display Sin[Subscript[\alpha,i]/2] as $s_{\bar{\alpha}_i}$ using e.g., Makeboxes?

Update: the following code proposed by Lukas works perfectly. I have tested both fraction or $a/b$ form, both work. I have revised the code a little bit, to make it more flexible: ...
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Open all notebooks in Working mode?

Is there a way to specify this as a global setting that oversides an individual notebook screen environment setting? Motivation: I have a folder of many slideshows and need to change this manually ...
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Increase number of rows displayed by Dataset [duplicate]

Is it possible to increase the number of rows (records) displayed by Dataset? By default, only the first few rows are displayed. Which, in many cases, is fine. Especially for large datasets. ...
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Mathematica wrongly displays rows instead of columns [duplicate]

I want to perform some operations with certain column but when I tried to display the first column as it is shown in attached picture 1 (in some reference on web) of the table but Mathematica ...
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Mathematica 11 in Ubuntu 18.04 does not display special characters in the notebook

"Special" character, like pi (esc p esc), don't appear. They are instead replaced by a dotted gray square: How can I change this? Mathematica worked just fine before I upgraded Ubuntu to 18.04. I ...
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How to make version 12 print Root objects to screen normally as in earlier versions?

From clean kernel, when typing result = Reduce[2 d^2 == -((2*(1 + d) + ((4 d^3)/(1 - d)))*(d - 1)),d] Here what version 12 displays on the screen, compared to ...
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Split window appears when changing magnification

Upon opening Mathematica, the notebook contents appear very large (screenshot here ). Clicking the magnification button in the bottom right corner splits the window instead of just changing the size ...
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What rules determine displaying implicit '×' between products of functions in Mathematica 12?

I noticed if I type sin[x] cos[x] and hit Shift+Return to run it in the Mathematica 12 frontend notebook, a grey '×' character is printed between the functions. ...
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Fixing different display colors within string

My question below is my attempt to reduce a problem I am having to the simplest possible version that will show the error I am trying to fix. I recognize that the coding looks tortured, and I will ...
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Displaying equations in a slide show

I'm trying to make a slide show with Mathematica, and the equations are being written in a pretty nasty looking font. I click the Display Equation environment, but the equations still look pretty ...