Questions tagged [display]

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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Annoying display truncation of numerical results

I have a lot of data to inspect. An example of a number in my program is 123.189094 This gets displayed as 123.189 ...
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Blurred frontend text in Mathematica 10, Windows, High-DPI Display

So I have recently upgraded to a Windows ultrabook with a high resolution display. All my software seems to cope just fine with the high resolution, except for Mathematica 10. Mathematica seems to ...
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Any way to make my equations look better, more Latex like?

I find that the equations I write in Mathematica are not always publication quality. Here is a typical example: If I copy as Latex, then I get the following code: ...
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What is a printer's point?

Bug introduced in 10.4 or earlier and persisting through v11.3 (misleading documentation inconsistency) According to the documentation it is a basic unit for size spec. ...
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What are “\<” and “\>” delimiters in box expressions?

If I enter a string (say, "abc") in a cell, and then switch to box representation (Shift+Ctrl+E or menu item ...
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How can I reproduce the MatrixForm, NumberForm, XyzForm behavior?

I wish to write a function like MatrixForm, that affect only display but not evaluation, i.e. a function that automatically is stripped away from output. More ...
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Trial version 10 vs Version 10 Prerelease 13

When I open the new trial version (creation id 5099521; 10.0.30732.17750) I get these error messages and only a partial view of the "About" box I haven't run into any particular problem, except that ...
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What does DisplayFunction->Identity do to graphics functions?

Does DisplayFunction->Identity do anything at all in Mathematica 8? In the third edition of Programming in Mathematica, Roman Maeder gives the following ...
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How to change the font color of a variable in whole input cell

I want to track the occurrence of a particular variable in a code. So the idea is to change its color. Usually I do it in a crude way - convert the code into text and then use ...
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How can I add column-rearrangement-by-mouse-dragging to my dataset display function?

A subject that I seem to take at heart... I was expecting an upgrade of the default Dataset display in MMA 10.3.1. It did not happen. Among the features I would have liked to see improved is a better/...
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Problem with Raster and custom ColorTable

Context Let me define two colour tables: (which come from brewer and xmedcom respectively) ...
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How can I control the number format of exported data?

I'm having issues while exporting a tables of numerical values to "*.dat" data files. Here's the thing, sometimes when I export a table, I get more decimals on some random values. The problem is that ...
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TeX and TraditionalForm

I have a little problem, and hope, with your help, I'll be able to solve it. As you got from the title, I have some trouble with TeX in Mathematica. Imagine, I want to output a nice DisplayFormula, ...
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Can anyone explain this strange behavior of InputForm?

In Mathematica 9.0.0, when to display the input form of two numbers, I come across maybe a puny problem. In order to focus on the problem, I will put up a simplified version. ...
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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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Make EventHandler work for clicks and keys in a Dynamic display

I am trying to write a way that will do certain events depending on what screen is showing. What happens so far is that the screen will change in accordance to a click, but when you try to do the ...
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Undocumented Backslash-LessThan operator in strings? [duplicate]

I'm aware of the backslash operators in strings, as in this SE answer, but I ran across a new one. I opened a new Styled Notebook ... in the front-end GUI, chose <...
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How to remove all buttons in Manipulate, except the input fields?

By default, when you click the small "+" symbol, at the right of a slider (in Manipulate and Animate), you get an input field and several buttons (play, pause, etc). How do you remove all buttons for ...
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Show Progressbar after pressing a button

I've recently struggling with Buttons. So I understand Buttons have the form Button["text",action]. Now I want the action to be ...
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How to make datasets display correctly?

NB: The problem illustrated below is truly ubiquitous. I hope the examples given below are sufficiently different to demonstrate this fact, and to discourage answers that hinge on the details of the ...
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New display format needed: “drag box”

I want to create a new display type, especially for numbers or text, but potentially for arbitrary objects as well. I want a "drag box" where not all of the number (object) is visible, but dragging ...
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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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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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How to visualize multiple errorbars for one data set with ErrorListPlot?

I have a following problem: I am performing error analysis for my data set using multiple technics. Obviously, at the end of my analysis I want to compare the errorbars plotting them on the same ...
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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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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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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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Square bracketed matrices in Mathematica - precision markers?

I'm trying to display Matrices with square brackets in Mathematica. I've found this post from a mailing list in 2009 http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2009/Aug/msg00458.html and it seems to ...
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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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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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How to I display the value of my plot function?

I've plotted a function that varies with respect to time. It's inside a manipulate box, which can vary the time. And I'd like to display the value of the function at the time on the slider on my plot. ...