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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Exchanging numpy arrays between Python and Mathematica?

I've been using np.savetxt(location, result, delimiter=',') in Python followed by Import[location,"CSV"] in Mathematica. Some of ...
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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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How do I call a 32-bit DLL using .NET/Link and a 64-bit version of Mathematica?

The .NET/Link tutorial shows how to call functions defined in DLLs. The example uses the GetTickCount Win32 API function ...
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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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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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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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How can I use the Python library networkx from Mathematica?

Is there an easy way to access the Python library networkx from Mathematica? The improvements to ExternalEvaluate in Mathematica 12.0 should make this feasible.
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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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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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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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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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How to connect to an already running interactive Python session?

As Mathematica has the interoperability with Python since M11.2, with major improvements in M12.0, is it possible to connect to already running interactive Python sessions? For example, can we connect ...
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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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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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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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Interfacing Mathematica with MINE using JLink

In last December's Science David N. Reshef, et al. proposed an interesting method to detect associations in data (Detecting Novel Associations in Large Data Sets, Science 334, 1518, 2011). Contrary to ...
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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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Calling Sage functions from Mathematica

I recently found a very useful open-source math software called Sage, which provides many useful functions lacking in Mathematica. Since I'm more used to the Mathematica language instead of the ...
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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 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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How do I evaluate Mathematica expressions and insert them in a LaTeX file?

I want to make use of Mathematica as the backend to solve some computations used in my LaTeX input file. As I have no knowledge to make it in Mathematica, I used Maxima as explained in the following ...
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Is it possible to use C# LINQ from Mathematica using .NET/Link?

Using Mathematica's .NET/Link (NETLink`) package, is it possible to call out to .NET's LINQ facilities for list manipulation and other operations?
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What is the best way to transfer arbitrary-precision reals using WSTP?

I'm developing a Mathematica package, inside of which there is a number-crunching function. It uses a list of arbitrary-precision numbers as input and it takes a lot of time to do its job. So I've ...
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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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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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Using a different R version with RLink

I wish to use a different version of R than what is provided by Mathematica 9. For example, I want to use the Macports version of R, where R_HOME is ...
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Randomness test suites that can be invoked from Mathematica

There are several test suites referenced at csrc.nist.gov designed to test a (pseudo-)random byte sequence for randomness, and discover possible skews, correlations, patterns, or other hidden non-...
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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 do I stop my joystick from rotating a 3D graphic?

I am trying to use Mathematica to illustrate mixed strategies in Game Theory. I want my students to be able to use common joysticks as controllers. What I find, however, is that in addition to doing ...
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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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How do you get a list of filenames from a URL?

How would I get a list of filenames available at a URL? For example, list the files at: http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/cmb/drought/weekly-palmers/2005/
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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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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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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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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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How to Copy formatted code without backslashes added?

By default code copied from the FrontEnd is formatted with backslashes added at the ends of lines. For example, evaluating in a Notebook Range[40] and copying ...
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How can I connect Mathematica to Clojure?

I'm using Clojure and I'd really love to be able to use some of Mathematica's functions inside it. Can anyone help with mathlinking it?