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Deploy and Deployed

I was trying to understand what happens when I insert Deployed -> True/False in an ExpressionCell but couldn't see a ...
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How to copy Mathematica code into Microsoft Word?

Is there a way to copy my mathematica code (with preserved formatting) as text into microsoft word? Below is part of my code. ...
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Input Aliases like dintt, sumt, etc are missing

Earlier today I was using Mathematica when I realized the definite integral Input Alias (typed as esc dintt esc) was missing. Upon further investiation I also noticed that similar aliases like sumt, ...
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Print with color - is it possible?

I want to color parts of what Print prints. Is there anything to switch the color for all subsequent print items?
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A bug in copy&paste of plain text

My mathematica version is 12.2 and OS is windows 10. In a new .nb document Write a string "abc" in the first cell Right mouse click on the first cell bracket click copy as - plain text ctrl+...
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File Path name copy&paste- single/double backslash problem

Shift+RightClick a file on windows explorer and select 'copy as path', then ctrl+v paste to mathematica notebook, then apply FileExistsQ : ex1) ...
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CellsToTeX copy pasting back into notebook for sub and superscript box for partial derivatives, powers, subscripts etc

I'm using the CellsToTeX` package, along with the mmacells LaTeX package. I'm including code with a partial derivative in my pdf. So for instance to get this ...
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Remote kernel works in terminal but not in Notebook

I am using a Mac OS 12.2.1 computer that's trying to connect to a remote kernel in a Windows 10 computer. I am able to connect to that computer via ssh in terminal. Inside the terminal, I can launch a ...
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How can I make MMA give me \mathrm{d} when converting definite integrals into Latex code?

Recently my work contains a lot of expressions with definite integrals, and I need to convert them into latex code to present my results. To my disappointment, MMA always converts the differential ...
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Mathematica typesetting (writing in Text cells) PROBLEMS - unpredictable behaviour!

I've been using Mathematica for years. Even the latest v.13 is still giving really weird behaviour when writing in a Text cell, and completely unexpectedly: Changes unexpectedly the text style, text ...
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Is it possible to change $SystemCharacterEncoding?

In my machine I get Now let's check the official CP949 map. http://www.unicode.org/Public/MAPPINGS/VENDORS/MICSFT/WINDOWS/CP949.TXT ... ... ... ... The code point of ♥ in CP949 is 2665. (The code ...
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Stylesheet Directives for DisplayFormular overwritten?

I'm trying to change the font of DisplayFormula, DisplayFormulaNumbered and InlineFormula in my stylesheet. So in the options inspector of the stylesheet under ...
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Drag and Drop an Attached Cell

I'm trying to create an attached cell that can be mouse dragged. I'm envisioning mouse-dragging the blue header bar to bring the entire header and the graphic to a new location at which point both ...
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Are there any cell properties that you can use to terminate a cellgroup without starting a new one?

Suppose I have the following notebook: ...
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Make very long equals sign

My goto in LaTeX is \stackrel{\text{by obviousness}}{=\joinrel=\joinrel=\joinrel=\joinrel=\joinrel=\joinrel=\joinrel=} where I stick together enough equals signs ...
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Why does local sigma escape its Block in Mathematica 13.0.1?

My objective is to utilize Traditional Form in .NB files. But I've run into a problem where variables I intend to be local to a Block "escape" with an assigned value causing unexpected &...
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Mathematia UI displays '$Failed' in several places

I recently purchased and downloaded Mathematica. I'm on Linux, so I ran the provided installer script as root. I've activated it with my activation key, and installation reported success. Prior to ...
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How to have the units for energy show as kW h instead of h kW?

I observe the following in Wolfram Language: Quantity[ 1, "Kilowatt hours" ] (* or "Kilowatts" * "Hours" *) (* 1 h kW *) That looks ...
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How to get the programming language icons used the external evaluation cells?

How to get the language icons used in the external language evaluation cells? Here is a screenshot of the cells:
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Low resolution rasterize in Mathematica Online

On Mathematica Online/Wolfram Cloud, some graphics like Tree plots aren't rendered as vector graphics but are instead rasterized. However, on my high DPI (2256x1504,...
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Using subscripted variables in the LaTeX output [closed]

When I run the following code in Mathematica: ...
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Open Notebook Minimized to TaskBar

I want to open a temporary notebook without displaying its contents, and have it running minimized, in the TaskBar. Its purpose is simply to run a setup script, after which it is closed. Hence I ...
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Front End Not Available Error in Wolfram Script

I have a script to produce a custom palette that works perfectly well when run in a MM notebook, but when I try to run it as a standalone Wolfram script, it produces the dreaded: FrontEndObject::...
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Integration of differential given as one-form

I would like to use the integration symbol in more general way, that means to integrate any differential, like \[DifferentialD]y = a x^2 \[DifferentialD]x and then <...
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How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

I am trying to use Graphics[Text[]] to label some curves on a plot. However, I cannot format the text properly. I want my text to look like this $$F= \left(\dfrac{2\...
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Disable Math Handwriting Icon

Does anyone know what setting in Mathematica will stop the little pop-up icon coming up for handwritten input while using the stylus on the tablet? It's intrusive when I'm using the front end as a ...
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Go to line Out[422] in a current working .nb

When working myfile.nb with mathematica, I don't know how to search or goto the lines In[529] or Out[422], in mathematica. Ctrl+...
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How to write LaTeX style math in notebook (as text)

If I have a notebook and I am just typing out ideas, I would like to be able to write math just as TeX style formatting for display and not as input to Mathematica. I have found that I can use CTRL-4 ...
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Why in Mathematica 13 do imported PDFs have lower image quality?

I'm finding images imported into Mathematica 13 notebooks are noticeably pixelated. (Oddly, pasting an image into a notebook cell does not have this problem.) Has the default changed for some import ...
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Buttons too small for content

When I try to display buttons with long content in a multicolumn the text sometimes gets cut off. Like this: ...
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Manipulate slider in awkward spot

I'm using Mathematica 12.3 and in this version sliders are placed really awkwardly: They are placed to the side instead of on top which makes them take up huge amounts of space. I believe in old ...
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Best way to run multiple calculations simultaneously?

I feel this question probably has been asked before, but I can't find a thread with a clear enough answer. Let me know if you can help locate anything useful. As the title suggests, I want to run ...
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First character of inline cell is partially cut off

Bug introduced in 12.3 or earlier and persisting through 13.0.0 [CASE:4900891] Notice how the "f" is partially cutoff in the following inline cell. Here is the textual form. ...
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How to prevent expanding collapsed subsections in Mathematica 12.1?

I have various Mathematica notebooks organized in sections, subsections and subsubsections. I prefer to collapse those I do not change, and just running them. However, each time I do this they again ...
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Autocomplete in Mathematica 13

Bug introduced in 13.0.0 If I type f[x_Inte and hit Tab to autocomplete, MMA correctly autocompletes this into f[x_Integer. But ...
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How can I add such objects as three dots and plus

What kind of objects do the red arrows point to in the following images? Things like the "Three dots plus". What is the name of this object and how do I insert it? And also the second ...
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How to recover these TemplateBox into normal form?

I often use $\TeX$ editor by Insert→Inline TeX Input in PlotLabel to label graphics: I will get a well-formed plot label: But when I Copy As Input Text and paste ...
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Cannot change value of MenuCommandKey in options inspector of Cells in a stylesheet notebook

I am on a Macbook and want to change the comment selection shortcut to CMD+3. But CMD+3 or Alt+3, is already attributed to format the text as Chapter. I opened the SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets/...
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WindowSize can not be set when windows is maximized

Below code can set the window size of current notebook SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[], WindowSize -> Scaled[0.8], WindowMargins -> {{0, 0}, {0, 0}}] ...
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How to explicitly open or close cell group?

There is a "OpenCloseGroup" in FrontEndTokenExecute. It act like toggle. If the selected cell group is open, ...
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Setting custom key bindings for magnification of notebook display

I tried modifying the Window menu section of MenuSetup.tr file inside $UserBaseDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/TextResources/Macintosh as follows ...
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Have Button fire with both Kernel and FrontEnd

Here's some code which, when evaluated, types an expression in the cell below it: ...
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Screen resolution issue in 13.0

It was to be expected that new 13.0 version does not resolve the old and well-known magic issue with resolution and DPI. I have 15'' laptop with full-HD screen (1920*1080). In version 12.3 it was an ...
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How to change default line width in Package Editor code formatter?

My question is how to change the default line width in Package Editor (File > New > Package/Script > Wolfram Language Package (.wl))? Context: I tried ...
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Attached Cell that allows rotatable 3D plot (non-deployed?)

I would like to use AttachCell to create popup looking window that attaches to the notebook and contains a 3D plot that I can rotate. The following works except I ...
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Is there any function I can use to delete the cell automatically but at the same time keep the evaluated results

For, example, in the following code ...
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Strange behaviour of "Ctrl+." (ExpandSelection)

I have always used the Ctrl+. keyboard shortcut (ExpandSelection) to select a group of text. Repeatedly pressing . (whilst still holding Ctrl) would select a ...
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Mathematica 13: everything is magnified

In Mathematica 13 the font and everything else in notebooks and the size of toolbars is too big, compared to Mathematica 12.3 (with all the settings the same, magnification set at 100%). It seems, the ...
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v13: Opt+left fails to move in text-like cells

I just updated Mathematica to v13 for Intel Mac and encountered a possible bug in frontend: for any text-like cell (text, header, etc.), one fails to use Opt+← to navigate between words leftward as ...
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New Needs alias - How to make autocomplete works

Mathematica 13 has a cool new feature for Needs. Now it's possible to use alias: Here is a simple doc example: The problem is, the autocomplete do not work for ...
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