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Using Utilities`Typesetting` package in Mathematica version 12.3 [duplicate]

I downloaded a notebook about conformal mapping from Wolfram MathWorld requires a package Utilities`Typesetting, which cannot be loaded in Mathematica 12.3. How ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of most common or most important native Message-s (w/tags) for errors and Failed?

Yes I understand how to use Messages[symbol] but that doesn't help much. I have no idea which important ones I may have missed in my search or even how many exist. ...
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Function for identifying wasteful cells (e.g. needless large graphics) - does this exist already?

I noticed that I have a bad habit of saving notebooks with huge graphics in them and it's starting to impact storage and load times a little much. I figured I could make a routine to point out the few ...
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Mathematica menu-bar disappeared!

The menu bar at the top of Mathematica notebook disappeared (don't remember which key I pressed). How can this be fixed?
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What are some debugging helpers or tips/tricks in your Mathematica toolbag?

I am a novice so imagine my confusion with Mathematica's very poor error and trace messages. Debugging should be an easy thing to do even for beginning programmers but not with Mathematica. What are ...
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What could cause an "Uncaught Throw[$Failed,CURLLink`Utilities`Exception] returned to top level." error message?

I am running a program in Mathematica that uses web browser automation, and is also connected to my email account. The program runs fine for a while, but after a few hours, I end up getting the ...
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How to use Mathematica in AWS cloud?

I have a free account in AWS cloud for 1 year for $750$ hours. How to run Mathematica in AWS cloud? And is Mathematica chargeable in AWS cloud?
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Best Practice to Manage Utility Functions

It is often the case sometimes we write some functions that turns out to be handy and we would like to reuse them later. My current solution is to keep them in a single notebook and copy them to every ...
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Abort Evaluation in Mathematica 12

Aborting evaluation usign menu Evaluation -> Abort Evaluation, or equivalently 'Alt + .' key shortcut doesn't work in my Mathematica 12.0.0.0. Is it a known bug?
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What's new with the 12.0 preview version [closed]

Lately, Mathematica 12.0 preview has been released. However unable to get a copy, I'm curious to know the new features of that version
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When will the next major update be? [closed]

It's been two years since the release of Mathematica 11, and though 4K has become quite popular now, Mathematica does not support such high DPI. This, along with many bugs found, would probably be ...
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Is there a (separate) program to convert Mathematica expressions to LaTeX?

I see several questions about converting Mathematica content to LaTeX. But I didn't see any satisfying answers. I'm wondering if there is a utility that will convert Mathematica display formulae to ...
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Why is there a Simplify command in Mathematica? [closed]

I am pretty new to Mathematica (and programming in general). Often, I use Mathematica to check some results (mainly consisting of linear equations) and I wonder why the equations do not equal 0. Then, ...
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Find and replace only in one cell

I would like to "find" and "replace all" in only one cell. Is this possible? For instance if I have an expression common to many cells, and I want to avoid having to replace it also in other cells, ...
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Printing definitions properly

GeneralUtilities's definition printing functions are very useful, I find them much better than Save and friends because they format the code properly. However, ...
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Macro functions in GeneralUtilities?

Questions have been asked about the Macros package before (e.g., (83815)), but I'm interested if anyone has some examples of using the macro related functions in GeneralUtilities: ...
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