Questions tagged [documentation]

Questions about making your own documentation similar to the built-in documentation style. Also about finding things in the documentation, working with the documentation, errors in the documentation, missing documentation, Context used in the documentation etc.

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Why are delayed definitions in scoping functions NOT documented?

As outlined here, := may be used in scoping constructs like With to give delayed definitions, but this is undocumented. This ...
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How to create multilingual documentation inside Wolfram Workbench?

I am relatively new to Mathematica package development. Currently I am trying to migrate a single .m file to a fully grown paclet for future maintainability and currently I am hitting a brick wall: ...
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Is there a documentation generator for Mathematica?

I'm looking for a way to document the functions of my packages inline, preferably inside comments. There should be a Doxygen type tool for this that takes comments and that generates html from markup ...
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Styles inheritance stack for elements of a Graphics/GraphicsBox

You can skip to the bottom if you only care about the question. My original goal was to control FrameLabel color from a notebook level opposed to doing it ...
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More documentation on stylesheets?

I am finding the "help" for manipulating stylesheets in Mathematica is limited. I have a found a number of helpful tips in the documentation center and StackExchange, including help with ...
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Enabling “Update” button for installed packages

I found that if you navigate to the "Installed Add-Ons" page in the *Wolfram Documentation Center" accessed by following Help ▸ Wolfram Documentation ▸ Add-ons and Packages you will find a listing ...
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Monitor function doesn't show continious change of values

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 11.0.0 Mathematica version: 10.2 Monitor[i = 0; While[i < 100, Pause[0.1]; i++]; i, i] The above code is from the ...
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Associating symbol pages with symbols (Workbench)

Normally when you have symbol Abc, WorkBench creates a symbol page named Abc. Then when you make a build, type Abc and then press the F1 key, you are sent to the Abc symbol page. Suppose however ...
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How to generate docs with the new style?

Is there a way to make the Wolfram Workbench generate HTML with the new documentation styles of version 11.1?
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why does ReadString[“fname”,term] open a persistent stream, and how to close it?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3.0 Create a file temp.txt with the following content: test1 ;;; test2 ;;; test3 ;;; ...
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Derivative of generating function (Example from documentation)

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and persisting through 11.0.1 or later In the documentation for GeneratingFunction, the following example is given under Examples -...
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Problem with links when using Workbench (Eclipse version) HTML Documentation Build

I am building a package documentation with eclipse workbench. I have used the Mathematica code in the following link Workbench (Eclipse version) HTML Documentation Build HTML issues to fix some ...
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Creating Paclet with Workbench

I've followed Emerson Willard's guide to creating a paclet with Workbench but am stuck on the step "Build your project and documentation as usual and then create your Paclet file and deploy." I hit ...
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Good Textbook on Boundary Integral Equation or Boundary Element Methods Using Mathematica

Is there a good textbook out there that treats Boundary Integral Equations or Boundary Element Methods Using Mathematica? I have scouted around a bit and could not find a good textbook that treats ...
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Convert Doc Notebook to HTML

Is there any built-in utility to convert a documentation notebook to the type of page that's on the Wolfram website, e.g. the web version of FormFunction from the ...
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Customizing documentation from workbench?

The documentation generator is working now for me, but I'm hoping someone knows how to customize the html generation in any of the following ways: Is there a way to keep input cells as text (instead ...
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Mathematica documentation in PDF

How can I find the pdf versions of the topics in Mathematica Documentation Center? It is not practical to open the pages of functions one by one and read. I am not talking about the tutorial ...
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errors in CUDA example

It seems that there are some errors in the documentation page Consider these functions in the documentation CUDA Programming. However, I'm not a expert in CUDA nor C, could you check whether these are ...
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Example in Help File does not evaluate as claimed

In the help file, under BellB, I read at "Properties and Relations": Sum can give results involving ...
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Import Notebook in Wolfram Workbench

Wolfram Workbench 3* Eclipse (2018-09), Windows 10, MMA 11.0.1.0 [New Eclipse & Workbench installations & this is the 1st test] (* I can no longer find a version ref, all I know for certain ...
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How to prevent duplication in usage message for Information and Double Usage Line within DocumentationTools

In DocumentationTools palette within Wolfram Workbench there a Double Usage Line which is used to write usage description in the ...
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Understanding the difference between EvaluationNotebook and ButtonNotebook (and their FrontEnd` versions)

The Documentation for ButtonNotebook says: ButtonNotebook[] gives the notebook, if any, that contains the button which ...
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Mathematica freezes often when using third party library

I am one of the maintainers of the quantum-utils library for Mathematica. We have been unable to sort out a problem that started with Mathematica 11 (on macOS, windows, and linux). The symptom is that ...
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Building integrators and how they compare across platforms

I'm interested in building some numerical integrators. Specifically symplectic integrators. Now, my Mathematica has been coming along, day by day, slowly but surely. Still not at a stage where I can ...
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Finding the Mathematica package for time series

I'm studying time series. Searching at internet I found this pdf file with a lot a useful information and examples about time series. I want to know if some one knows how to get the required package ...
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Is it possible to export documentation to PDF with hyperlink relinking?

I am establishing local Mathematica documentation website. We're decided export documentation to PDF, then display the pdf files in the browser. But currently we found the hyperlink will become to ...
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Latest changes in Documentation Center

I used to be able to copy code selectively in the Wolfram Documentation Center. Clicking on every piece of code used to generate a pop up in the format of InputForm (I think?). I really liked it ...
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Hyperlink to Documentation Pages

Is there a way to Hyperlink to a documentation pages. Since documentation pages are notebooks, does hyperlinking to these with file protocol opens them in the documentation center with all the ...
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Built-in help stopped working

At some point recently, the built-in help seems to have disappeared on my copy of Mathematica. When I try to use it, the help window has a message like "Your search - GraphLayout - in Documentation ...
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F1 unresponsive at start up

I have Mathematica 11.3 installed on two PCs. My home PC runs Linux and does not have a problem. On my office PC (Windows 7) I find that on start up, pressing F1 to get context sensitive help is ...
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Any Colocalization measuring methods or WL functions?

[Cross-posted on the Wolfram Community.] Is anyone aware of any Wofram image-processing tutorial or documentation/example that specifically address: 1) Intensity Correlation Coefficient-Based: (e.g. ...
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How to get divider line in function/option table in Wolfram Workbench

In the tutorial pages in the documentation to my package, I have a table that contains functions and their definitions. In the sample tutorial page, I see a divider line separating the header from ...
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Why are CellPrint cells not overwritten?

Quoting https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CellPrint.html Cells generated by `CellPrint` by default have `GeneratedCell->True`, so that they are overwritten if they are regenerated. An ...
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Autoupdate Section Numbers? - Technical Document Authoring with Mathematica

Technical document authoring systems are structured ways to create, manage, and update documentation for various mediums such as print, pdf, web, etc. Take a look at this technical document ported to ...
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Error in QuantumUtils in Mathematica

I installed QuantumUtils, but when I am running Needs["QuantumUtils`"] RunAllTest[] I have following error: ...
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How does PacletInstall work? And is it possible to find packages using PacletInstall?

It seems that many packages published could be installed using PacletInstall . For example, from this Rubi install instruction webpage, we could see the comman: ...
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Same functions in plot but in different ways get different graph

According the documentation in Wolfram, Plot uses in below way, Plot[f,{x,xmin,xmax}] So, there is my original code. ...
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“Typical supported forms include…”

The following is an excerpt from the official documentation for Placed (emphasis added): Typical supported forms include ...
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Improved Documentation Search By Actual Content

Now by default Mathematica documentation searches keywords section in the Options version of the notebook and the actual text of the notebook. For example here is a snippet from ...
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Where can I find documentation on the methods/algorithm used in FindGraphPartition in Mathematica 10?

I am working on a graph theoretical project where it would be helpful to know the name of the algorithm used in FindGraphPartition. Question: Where can I find ...
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Two issues about Underline(d)

From the Help Browser Style["abcd xyz", FontVariations -> {"Underline" -> True}] abcd xyz The text is NOT Underlined, contrary to the online version Also ...
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Purpose of VertexWeight

I am trying to partition a graph into partitions of equal weight (on the vertex). I looked at the documentation, and found VertexWeight, which seems to attach a weight to a vertex. In the details, ...
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Is there any metadata-holding mechanisms in Mathematica programming similar to Java annotations?

I'm re-implementing some tools previously implemented in Java in Wolfram Language. Is there any metadata-holding mechanisms in Mathematica programming similar to Java annotations?
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local (Chinese) help documents does not respond initially using ? or?

One of my Chinese friend's MMA12, running on Windows 10 Pro X64, does not respond to help documents when ? or ?? is used. We ...
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documentation (F1) broken in 11.3 with MacOS update (10.14.6)

This summer [2019], after the MacOS Mojave updates (either to 10.14.5 or .6), my Mathematica 11.3 stopped being able to 'find' the documentation for anything that I click on, or even search for in the ...
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Weather Data from Wolfram repository: The example from Help doesn't work

From the WeatherDatahelp: ...
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Mathematica IntervalGraph

I wanted to visualize an Interval Graph.Documentation says there exists a function IntervalGraph in Global which used to be in package Combinatorica before ...
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Fail to implement region specification in NDSolve - Misreading the doc?

Potentially simple, but I fail to implement it. Consider the following example: ...