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How do I create a vertical RadioButtonBar in FormObject?

RadioButtonBar has an option Appearance->"Vertical". But I am using RadioButtonBar in a FormObject(basically to create multiple-choice questions), and ...
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Doing calculations on values input in USD currency format (e.g., $1,234.56)

I'd like to be able to copy and paste, into MMA, numbers that have a standard USD currency format, i.e., that include dollar signs and comma separators, and get the output in the same format. I'd ...
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Why won't FormObject execute properly in my notebook?

I want to explore using FormObject and FormFunction. I copy the most basic example given in the Wolfram Documentation and nothing happens. Here is a screenshot. I've replaced f with a pure function ...
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Is there a good reason that there is no UnIconize?

Consider the following: tmpExpr = {1 a, 2 a, 3 a, 4 a} (*here a proxy for possibly a very long list*); tmpIcon = Iconize[tmp, "my list"] I think it would ...
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Using CloudDeploy[FormFunction[…]], how to let a user give a directory path as input?

I want to creat a CloudDeployed FormFunction which lets a user give the path to a directory on their local computer as an input. ...
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Can I transform arithmetic operators to their equivalent function calls?

I'm looking for something like "complete InputForm" which works for the basic arithmetic operators I have a simple expression like ...
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How do you ask someone to input the values of a matrix?

I'm trying to set up code that basically asks the user to input the values of a matrix with a certain key size. I want them to first enter the keysize and then ask for all of the entries necessary to ...
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How to have a common input for different nb file

I have a set of five files. Each file takes a common input. But I need to change the input and run the files. The output of some file are used in other files. So how to do this. And also is there any ...
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TagBox Column and comments

This provides a useful input format, extendable with Ctrl+Enter: ...
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How can I get an entity from Wikipedia without using “=”, while iterating through a list?

I have a list of entities from Wikipedia. I'd like to get the "entity" e.g. when I do something like: = Elon Musk I get: But now I want to iterate through a list of entities, e.g. {Elon Musk, ...
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Convert Mathematica output to Python code

I have this Mathematica (output) vector that I'd like to convert to Python: ...
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StandardForm to Infix form conversion is working but Infix to StandardForm not working. Why?

I have a function f1 with three inputs: x1,y1,z1. I have ...
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What's the proper way to do percent multiplication in Mathematica? [closed]

I'm very new to Mathematica and I want to calculate percent multiplications. See below image. In In[3], I pressed space after 50% and then pressed 80%. Mathematica ...
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Repeated string pattern: difference between the FrontEnd and WolframScript?

This code works fine in a string based interface like WolframScript or Mathematica Kernel. Run this through a string based interface ...
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Evaluate in place annoyance

I want to use the following expression to get a string value: Row[{"Enter index identifier: ", InputField[Dynamic[indexidentifier], String]}] and I also want to ...
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How to make an input for a Piecewise by Palettes?

How to make the input using the { as it is shown in the top of the question? I mean, how can make the array? By default in the "special character section" appears an option 2x2 (Typographic ...
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Improving accuracy of $GeoLocation in wolfram cloud forms

The four commands Here CloudEvaluate[Here] CloudEvaluate[FindGeoLocation[]] CloudEvaluate[$GeoLocation] all give wildly different results. None of them are ...
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Formatting InputForm output

I have a function that operates on EventData and has a return value that has Properties (or things that act like Properties). I'd like to clean up the return InputForm when queried, but I'm not quite ...
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Convert ASCII Characters to Mathematica Input Form

I have the following pure ASCII character list: ...
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FormFunction custom control's initial value

The second form does not respect "Input" value. Both, "Input" and using pure functions for ...
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How to markdown parts of input expressions? [duplicate]

Is there a way to manually tag parts of input expressions to highlight the part? A wrapper function that only affects input cell and is otherwise transparent to evaluation? For example, would like ...
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Getting all Unicode input forms with a certain property

I want to find all of the Unicode input forms with a certain property, (say, the Unicode input forms for infix operators). How can I do this?
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Can we make preread replacements in an *.m* file before being run?

This the second question of (152743), the preamble of which is reproduced here: Those who don't have/prefer the front end of Mathematica will either use a plain ASCII editor to write a script in an <...
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Can we make new definitions for InputForm in packages?

Those who don't have/prefer the front end of Mathematica will either use a plain ASCII editor to write a script in an .m file or just use Mathematica directly from ...
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Is there a way to write markdown in Mathematica notebook?

Whenever I want to take notes and do calculation at the same time in Mathematica Notebook, I found it's annoying to change the style of the cell and typesetting ...
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How exactly does Postfix notation work?

I guess I've been using the Postfix notation // wrongly for some time now. I assumed it was a quick way to apply a function to ...
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Mathematica 11.0.1 hangs calling InputForm[r] when “;” is missing in above line

This one is really strange. Mathematica just hangs when I call InputForm[r] where r happened to be the solution obtained from <...
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How to convert string lists into number lists [closed]

I have a string type list as follows "{{{1,2,3},{4,5,6}},{{1,4,5},{5,6,7},{2,4,5}}}" I want to turn it into a number list like ...
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Convert expression to string in a reversible manner

What is the best way to convert an expression to a string in a reversible manner? I need a toStr function so that it is always true that ...
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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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Why 2^^1*^k does not work?

Table[2^^1*^k,{k,0,10}] This gives an error, why is that? Also this BaseForm[2 ** 1*^ #, 16] & /@ Range[10] What is ...
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How to translate/convert UTF-16 code to its corresponding word/characters by Mathematica?

I'm using Mathematica10.0.2 on my Win7. Recently I crawled some websites by mathematica and within the information returned by URLFetch there are plenty of UTF-16M codes. These UTF-16M codes are ...
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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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Is it possible to retrieve a previous un-evaluated, un-normalized input?

For example, if I do this: In[42]:= {{2}, {3}} // MatrixForm where In[42]:= is the notebook prompt, I am looking for some way ...
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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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Custom Mathematica Command Conventions?

I'll probably get ripped apart over this, but: Is there an option to make Mathematica use more common formatting conventions when dealing with commands? For example, most programming languages use ...
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Entering null characters in a string

This question is about parsing files that contain nulls (character code zero) as field separators. Intending to attempt to answer this I began by trying to enter a string containing a null, e.g. by ...
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How to input a number with a ring?

I want to input a special character just like ①, but I don't find how to. Can Mathematica make it?
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Retrieving normal looking Mathematica input from a cell expression

After a bad saving, I had problems with my Mathematica notebook. I have expressions in this form: ...
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Can Mathematica make the closed-path-integral sign?

Mathematica seems to have the most complete library of mathematical typesetting characters anywhere outside of LaTeX, so I'm somewhat surprised that I can find no way to create the closed path ...
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ToExpression not accepting standard TeX strings

I am having trouble entering equations in TeX form. I have actually tried a bunch of different equations and gotten similar errors. For example: ...
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Escaping multiline strings in Mathematica

I want to assign long multi-line strings in Mathematica. Is there a way of delineating a block without having to escape each instance of '"' with '\"' and each line ending with '\'? i.e. In other ...
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Jumping between the InputForm and TraditionalForm during Presentation

In this question a problem has been discussed of how to transform a cell from Input into, say, TraditionalForm within the notebook. There is a related problem of how one could to do that on the ...
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Disabling a Button

How can I disable a button after a user clicks it once ? The current input I have is ...
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Mathematica equivalent to Python long raw strings? handling escape characters in packages

I'd like to write the following in plain text .m file in Mathematica, without having to double escape all the Latex commands: ...
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Why aren't parentheses ( ) an expression in Mathematica?

Why aren't parentheses ( ) an expression in Mathematica? Can I get an expression in a form where parentheses are represented by an expression?
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Cursor Automatically Placed in InputField [duplicate]

When creating a DialogInput box with an input field, I'd like the created box to have the cursor already active in that box. That way one only has to type the input, not 1) click in the box then 2) ...
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How do I make a string literal without having to escape backslashes?

I'd like to say something like: foo = @"\abc\def\ghi" instead of foo = "\\abc\\def\\ghi" How do I do this? This would ...
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Function equal to Ctrl+Shift+I [duplicate]

No, it's not InputForm. Consider this example: ...