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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to ask Mathematica to display answer in “$\LaTeX$” form

I am not sure how to explain it, but whenever I compute something in Mathematica, the output always spits back the result in a Mathematica language as opposed to easy-to-read equations. It's ...
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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 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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Incorrect Display on Linux (+HiDPI)

I have Linux on a HiDPI laptop, and after first installing Mathematica, the default font size is far too small: After searching for a few solutions, this can be fixed by either changing the ...
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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 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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Control of individual Framed edges?

Is there an option or method for Framed analogous to Frame in Graphics to control display of ...
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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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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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Pasting monospaced text into Mathematica notebook destroys aligment

I drew the little ASCII-art electronics schema below in vim. When i try to paste it into a Mathematica notebook, with: A) A code cell B) A monospaced font (Courier New) Mathematica insists on ...
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HoldForm: Display exactly as entered?

Sometimes, Mathematica's internal representation of expressions can give somewhat surprising results. Specifically, I noticed this when I tried to preserve products of fractions for display. E.g. ...
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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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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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What does the pair “\<” and “\>” in a string do? [duplicate]

What do \< and \> mean inside of a string? ...
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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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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 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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Display Short Form of Large Matrix

Is there a way to display matrices in a shorter form similar to Short or Shallow? I find that I very often want to inspect the ...
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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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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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Can Mathematica poll the dimensions of the individual monitors of its host computer?

The command SystemInformation["Devices", "ScreenInformation"] returns the screen area in the monitors connected to its host computer: ...
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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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How to add/insert a well aligned graphics on top of another one?

I need to add a small graphics on top of a larger one, and the small graphics should stick very close to the large one, with their axis aligned. Here's a minimal code to work with, using some ...
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Ugly fraction in a label

I'm having difficulties in displaying a proper fraction in a label. Here's the 2D graphics which shows the problem : ...
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Custom display format for custom operator

I've tried searching here and in the WRI documentation, but I haven't found what I'm looking for in either place. I'm defining a dx operator to act as a ...
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How can I make 1+$MachineEpsilon not look like 1?

I undarstand that 1+$MachineEpsilon is actually not equal 1. However, it persists to look like it was equal ...
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How do I format the output to include the function definition?

To explain, I do most of my probability homework in Mathematica, and use the typesetting built into Mathematica to finish answers. Often, I want to output a function as the answer to a problem, but I ...
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Command to Show Full Output

I have some rather long output from a notebook I run on a remote server. There is a time limit on processes so I typically do NotebookSave[] after any important ...
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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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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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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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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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Question about formatting subscripts and superscripts for display

I want to display a variable with multiple subscripts (divided by commas) and a superscript surrounded by parentheses. Namely, I want something like this: ...
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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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TraditionalForm overriding settings given to Column for row alignment

With the code below, the alignment at the equal sign is performed as expected: Column[{HoldForm[y] == x, HoldForm[R^2] == 0.998}, Alignment -> "\[Equal]"] ...
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Non vector graphics display in a notebook

When I generate multiple scatter plots with a large number of points and display them as output, the notebook becomes very sluggish (I assume that this is because each plot has a huge number of points ...
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How to toggle visibility of all the evaluatable cells (but not their output)?

I know that I can select individual evaluatable cells and disable their Open property (through Cell > Cell Properties), but ...
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Using CellPrint with a TraditionalForm string

I am trying to use CellPrint to print a cell that asks a user to solve an equation. This equation is randomly generated right beforehand, and I would like to have it print in Blue. The whole Cell ...
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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 ...