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Questions tagged [interoperability]

For questions on interfacing or getting Mathematica to work together with other software or technologies.

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Minimal effort method for integrating C++ functions into Mathematica

Update: While at the time of writing the question loading DLLs with .NET/Link seemed easier, now I always use LibraryLink, which I recommend to anyone with a similar problem! As of Mathematica 8, ...
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Calling MATLAB from Mathematica

How can I call MATLAB functions directly from Mathematica and transfer data/variables between the two systems?
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How can I conveniently call igraph from Mathematica?

Mathematica has lots of functions for working with graphs and networks, but there are still some functionality holes that are provided by other packages. Also, due to the nature of graph theory, ...
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Web Browsing Automation with Mathematica

I want to build a bot to automate web browsing, this mean something like: filling forms press "submit" buttons find certain text inside pages and so on... How can I do this with Mathematica? The <...
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Clipboard with transparency

After reading this question I have determined that Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[]], "Image", Background -> None] allows you to do ...
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How to use Mathematica functions in Python programs?

I'd like to know how can I call Mathematica functions from Python. I appreciate a example, for example, using the Mathematica function Prime. I had search about MathLink but how to use it in Python ...
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Linking FORTRAN with Librarylink

FORTRAN code can be called using MathLink or .NET/Link (see the link for a worked examples). But as mentioned in a talk by T.Gayley and J.Klein in Wolfram Technology Conference 2011, LibraryLink, ...
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Is there a way to run Python from within Mathematica?

I know there is some support for running Mathematica from Python, but is there any way to do the reverse. For example, to import some Python classes and use them in Mathematica?
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Cut and paste data from a spreadsheet

I have a set of data points in two columns in a spreadsheet (OpenOffice Calc): I would like to get these into Mathematica in this format: ...
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Calling external commands without showing command prompt on windows

I'm playing around with some code that's calling external command-line commands on a windows platform, and when doing this, the command prompt will pop up quickly and then disappear. This is not a ...
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Transfer graphics from Mathematica to Word without loss of quality

I want some high-quality 2D graphics produced by Mathematica in my paper. My step-by-step operation as follows: First I make the plot, for example, ...
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How to make Mathematica graphs in Microsoft Word independent from Mathematica?

When I open a .docx file containing Mathematica graphs on a computer without Mathematica software installed, the graphs look corrupted. For example, ...
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Calling IronPython code from Mathematica

I'd like to call some IronPython code from Mathematica using .NET/Link. The problem is that the code lives in .py files, yet from Mathematica I can only load .NET assemblies which are DLLs. So it ...
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How can I deploy DLL files created by a Fortran function and call them from Mathematica

This is my Fortran function, established by Intel visual Fortran 11.1 ...
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Using the variable in the MATLAB workspace using MATLink or any other packages

I have a program in MATLAB and after I run the program, I get some results in MATLAB's workspace. Now, I need to use these results in Mathematica. What I currently do is that I save the workspace as a ...
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Mathematica Functions from VBA

I'm trying to call Mathematica functions from VBA (Excel) using .NETLink without success. (Yes, I know Mathematica Link for Excel exists. And yes, I know the proper thing to do is buy it. However, it'...
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How can I transfer mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple?

Is there a simple way to copy mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple (or at least in one direction)? I mean only expressions built from numbers and predefined mathematical functions, ...
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How to write data from Mathematica to an existing formatted Excel file?

I have a sheet in an Excel file already formatted: different colors, fonts, columns width and cells styles. I want to fill-out values from Mathematica into specific cells of that sheets, or use that ...
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How can I insert an EPS file exported from RegionPlot into MS Word?

I generate a figure using RegionPlot and then Export it as "EPS". When I insert this picture ...
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Can anyone explain how to use Mathematica's OAuth package?

I noticed that in HTTPClient.m which is included with Mathematica 9 and is located in ...
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Is it possible to embed the Mathematica editor?

Is it possible to embed a Mathematica window into a .NET application? I mean not just the interop, but actually making the notebook editor window part of a .NET form. Is this possible?
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Using Mathlink with the cernlib FORTRAN package MINUIT

I could successfully use Mathlink to call a simple fortran subroutine. However, when I went to a realistic problem, I failed. To be specific, I want to fit a set of data with some function using the ...
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How to trigger UNIX command-line command from Mathematica notebook?

At UNIX command line, one can run ls -la $HOME. How to trigger this from Mathematica notebooks? Run["!ls -la $HOME"] ...
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Exporting 2D & 3D graphics for use in Adobe Illustrator

I have recently (perhaps since Mathematica Version 10?) encountered a change in how PDF images are saved and how they behave after being loaded into Adobe Illustrator (v16.0.4 under Mac OS X 10.10.5). ...
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Using non-trivial objects in RLink

I would like to use RLink to access igraph, which has an R interface. I do not know R; my motivation for learning it is to be able to access igraph easily. I installed igraph using ...
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Configuring Mathematica to send email from a notebook

I can't get my email settings set properly such that I can use SendMail[] to email directly from Mathematica. I have opened "Preferences", clicked on the tab "...
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Exporting data from Excel into Mathematica using clipboard

I know that it's possible to import Excel data into Mathematica using the Import command, as we can see in this post. But sometimes I need just to do some fast ...
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WXF encoder library for C++

WXF is a fully documented binary encoding for Wolfram Language expressions. WRI has already published a Python encoder/decoder for this format. ExternalEvaluate ...
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Load a Mathematica Package via .Net code

I'm using C# to pass data to Mathematica and return graphs: ...
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Setting default Mathematica version

Is there a way to set the default Mathematica version? I would like to run both versions 7 and 8 (on a Win7 PC), but when version 8 is installed it takes priority. Clicking on a notebook ...
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Is Compress[] compatible between different Mathematica versions?

Compress[] was introduced in version 6 of Mathematica. It gives a compressed version of expressions represented as a string of ASCII characters. It preserves more ...
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RLink and R v3.0.1?

Running InstallR["RHomeLocation" -> "C:\\Program Files\\R\\R-3.0.1"] results in a popup box titled "Version Mismatch" saying Error: R.DLL version does not ...
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Interact with external program

I'm using NMinimize with Mathematica 7 using an external Fortran program to get the target value to minimize. I'm doing it using RunThrough with the variables as ...
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How to copy formatted numbers as MathML without quotation marks?

I have the following code: a = 6.08717*10^6; b = a/3; c = a*1.5; d = a^2; matrix={{a, b, c, d},{b, c, d, a},{c, d, a, b},{d, a, b, c}}; matrix // EngineeringForm ...
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How can I wrap a C++ object in WSTP?

I am trying to wrap a sophisticated C/C++ API in Mathematica using WSTP, but can't work out how to return a pointer to a C/C++ data structure. This object was created on the C/C++ side of the wrapper, ...
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Linux’s Bash shell in Windows 10 and mathematica

As we know, Linux’s Bash shell is coming to Windows 10. Now, I want to know, how to using Run[] command or other commands to run some commands like gfortran installed in Linux of Win10 ? And, is it ...
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Mathematica-exported PDFs placed in Illustrator documents keep disappearing

This question is regarding interoperability between Adobe Illustrator and Mathematica. Illustrator has a File → Place... function which can insert complete figures inside Illustrator documents. "...
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How to call external commands with parameters on Win7?

I'm trying to use the Win7 command prompt from a Mathematica notebook. I'd like to do a couple simple things, but I can't seem to get the syntax straight: open explorer.exe in a specific location ...
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How can multiple null terminated strings be handled in a DLL-function result?

I am trying to connect a classic System Dynamics tool (Vensim DSS) with Mathematica using a DLL that is included in Vensim DSS. Reading though the instructions on how to define DLL functions on how to ...
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Setting output width for CopyToClipboard

Suppose I have a long string and I copy it to the clipboard: ...
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How to programmatically extract mathematical formulas from Word with Mathematica 9?

I have a bunch of(1000+) Microsoft Word document in .Docx format. How can I programmatically extract the mathematical formulas from MS Word using Mathematica 9? This is what example looks like (or ...
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Executing Maple Code Inside Mathematica

Is it possible to create a C++ program using MathLink that will invoke the Maple kernel and execute a very basic Maple command using OpenMaple? I'm envisioning the following: ...
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Step-by-step instruction to Install C Compiler

I remember using C compiler on my previous computers, and I never had any problems installing them. At this time, however, I failed to work through the instructions provided in Mathematica ...
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Write C/C++ programs calling Mathematica functions

I need to write a C/C++ program and call some functions in Mathematica especially those like Solve or NDSolve. The problem is ...
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Is there a Mathematica/Lisp link?

I'd like to start learning Lisp as it sometimes leads to interesting answers on this site with concepts borrowed from this language, so I'm curious. As I already spend most of my programming time in ...
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Simple example of NetGraph running in MXNet?

There is an great example of exporting a NetGraph (that was trained in Mathematica) into the MXNet's format. However, I think there's a bug or something is wrong with the answer, because once ...
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How to install and configure Intel C++ Compiler for Mathematica correctly?

I wish to try the trial version of the latest Intel C++ Compiler for Windows with Mathematica. I have downloaded the current version of Intel® C++ Composer XE 2011 for Windows and installed only the "...
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Reading data from Google Docs

I am working on a personal project involving a CloudDeploy[ ] that reads data off a Google Doc and then works with it. Ideally, the Google Doc is either a text document or a spreadsheet which contains ...
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Are there any “RLink” like projects, which enable the interaction between R and Mathematica?

I want to borrow the vast amount of packages of R. I know there was one but it is neither sold nor supported anymore. So are there any active open source projects for linking R with Mathematica? Thank ...
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Cannot call custom function loaded from script using C/C++ MathLink

I am using MathLink with C/C++ on a Unix system in order to call a Mathematica (version 9) function and get the result. The function I need to call is a personal function of mine ...