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Error message window upon launching Mathematica

Upon launching Mathematica (v. 11.3) I always get the Messages window with "An unknown menu command token (RebuildHelpIndex)...", as shown below. How do I eliminate that?
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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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Mac open menu bar keyboard shortcut

On windows I can press altc to access the Cell menu in the menu bar. Obviously on a Mac you can see the keyboard shortcuts for various menu items once you click on the top bar, but can you focus on ...
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Is it possible to insert a fixed-size Input Cell in a DockedCell toolbar that directs output if any to a specified Cell in same Notebook?

Ive been coding Mathematica for over a year but this language can do so much more than any other language hence beginners really do need a much longer gestation period. That is why this rarest of ...
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Setting different Window size for `Stack Windows`

I think someone has asked this in the past (maybe me), but I don't remember an answer or workaround. When selecting Stack Windows from the menu bar e.g. does any ...
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Multilevel ActionMenu

I am trying to build a multi-level ActionMenu. A single level ActionMenu is easy following the documents, such as ...
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Debugger toolbar refuses to turn off in a notebook. Not sure what to try next?

In the past I had the same problem but there was an easy solution. Just turn off at the Evaluation -> Debugger in the main menu. But this time it is completely ignored. First of all I do not know ...
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Making a GUI similar to Documentation Center

This is an offshoot of how to create a menu as the Documentation Center?... My aim is to build a menu that functions kind of like the documentation center...a grid of rectangles, each with a dropdown ...
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How to run all cells above current one? [duplicate]

In Jupyter notebook, there is a Run All Above (a certain cell) option. Is there something like Run All Above in Mathematica?
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How to add "New Stylesheet" to the New File Menu?

What's the easiest way of adding an option for opening a "New Stylesheet" to the File > New submenu.
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Mathematica Global Menu Size

How do you change the text size for the GLOBAL MENUS in MATHEMATICA 12? I am NOT talking about anything INSIDE the notebook (this has been asked and answered many times). I am talking about the "...
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How do I make a dynamic nested menu with the MorUI package?

I hope you can help me. I want to make a nested dynamic menu and I used the package MoreUI made by Kuba as a reference Question. My problem is that I want to add tasks such as: ...
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Reinitialize an init.m file without rebooting Mathematica

I placed the following code in a init.m notebook that executes upon Mathematica startup. This creates a shortcut menu command that allows me to insert a page break by pressing Control+p. You can see ...
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Create a ActionMenu like Windows

I want to put G-1 CRD and G-2 CRD inside Fac.Pharmacy something like this: I I have this to start: ...
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Add Locations menu item [duplicate]

I seem to recall that some version of Mathematica had a "Locations" (or was it "Places"?) item on its menu, which listed common folders that one might want to open easily -- and that there was even a ...
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Changing the menu font size?

How can one change the font size for the menu of mathematica 11.3 under linux? I looked under Core.nb but to be honest its rather above me. I joined a screen to show the problem. Thanks in advance for ...
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How does one access the preferences menu on Mathematica 11.3 on Windows?

I use Mathematica on the Mac OS, and am a novice at the Windows OS. On my Mac, I can open Mathematica, then click on the "Mathematica" menu, then click on "Preferences..." to get to the preferences ...
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Dropdown menus become black in the middle of a session

For some reason, the dropdown menus on my version of Mathematica 11.2.0.0 sometimes become black in the middle of a session so that I can no longer see any of the text. I am using a MacBook Pro from ...
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How to make WholeCellGroupOpener menu shortcut that toggles

I put the following code using the Xcode application into an init.m file that is auto-loaded at startup. I can now turn on WholeCellGroupOpeners using a shortcut. Works great. ...
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Installing a Custom MenuItem into Init File [duplicate]

I have created a MenuItem that switches Wholecellgroupopeners On and Off for the currently selected notebook using the Control+w shortcut. ...
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What are all the possible menu edits?

Note: I've discovered the menus are more-or-less as customizable as one would like, although it is mildly annoying to do this. Simply write your own Menu ...
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Is Parallel Kernel Status Monitor available on Raspberry Pi?

I have used the Parallel Kernel Status Monitor documented here https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ParallelTools/tutorial/ConfiguringAndMonitoring.html on a machine running, I think, version 9 of ...
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Is every menu command equivalent to a command that can be executed within a notebook?

If so, is there a directory which gives the in-notebook command associated with each menu command ? In particular, I would like to know how to replicate the menu command Evaluation -> Quit Kernel -> ...
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No MenuBar despite CurrentValue[EvaluationNotebook[],WindowElements] saying it exists

I have 32-bit linux 14.04 (arch returns i686) with Mathematica 10 {$Version in Mathematica ...
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How to remove a bar that blocks some upper space that says "WOLFRAM STUDENT EDITION" so forth? [duplicate]

There is a bar field on the upper screen of Mathematica that occupies some space, that says "Wolfram Mathematica : STUDENT EDITION" so forth. I would like to utilize the field instead of letting it be ...
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How to find words within cells of same style

I have long notebook with several cells styles (Input, Output, Text, Section, Subsection,...), and I want to find words in the notebook only in the cells have same style. It is very annoying when you ...
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How to Add a PageBreak menu by MenuSetup.tr

In 1998 there was a discussion on comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica how to add am PageBreak menu to Mathematica. I used the recipe from there for very long time (in fact, I used Mathematica 4 till ...
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Is mathematica's right click menu customizable to add Simplify tools?

Mathematica provide Algebraic Manipulate palette for simplifying expression. But the palette window will always stay on top, which is quite annoying. Is is ...
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What is FrontEnd`AttachedCell?

Perhaps it's not accessible from the front end, but what is this so-called attached cell? ...
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Mathematica's GUI menus look bad on Linux

I installed Mathemaica on Arch Linux several days ago. Everything is well, except for the fact that menus in the GUI look real bad. I have things set up in a way that Qt apps (such as Mathematica) ...
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Label in PopupMenu [closed]

The menu created by this code doesn't show the second label (r1) when it's chosen. How can I fix this? ...
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Using the Menu Color Palette in Plot Specifications [duplicate]

The color palette is accessible in various menus, (Format -> Text Color -> Palette) or by right-clicking the cell & (Cell Background -> Palette). I would like to use that palette to define colors ...
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How to prevent Mathematica 10 from instantly displaying hover menus? [duplicate]

I recently updated to Mathematica 10 in the hopes to get the most up to date function definitions and run time optimizations. Alas, along with the (hopefully significant) improvements (not so sure ...
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Is is possible add a stylesheet into the menu?

I always use the PastelColor stylesheet in Mathematica 8, since I think it is comfortable to my eyes. But it can be no longer found in the Menu in Mathematica 10, ...
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Where put or edit an init.m to add menu commands?

In this question, answers were given that worked to add items to some menu commands, e.g., additional colors on the Format > Background Color menu, or Help menu items. I have code for such in an ...
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Mathematica 10 crashes when kernel is quit from MenuItem

I'm actively developing a large codebase that I load every time I use Mathematica. I frequently quit my kernel and reload the codebase to incorporate new changes. I've created a custom menu by editing ...
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Menu bars on Palette windows don't work properly -- any workarounds?

After getting help from Rojo with Menu commands on Palettes and other windows without menu bars? I was able to create a Palette with a menu bar by: Selecting the Palette and opening the Option ...
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Menu commands on Palettes and other windows without menu bars?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.1.0 or later In the Version 10 interface, at least by default, there is no longer a common menu bar in a separate window, and menus appear to be ...
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Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu?

Is it possible to show Tooltips in a ListPicker menu? This effect is possible using TabView, but I would much prefer using ListPicker. Below is a simplified version of my code. ...
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Cannot use CTRL + F and UN/COMMENT

I would like to ask a question with Mathematica 9.0.1. I find that both FIND: CTRL + F UN/COMMENT: ALT + / become unavailable. Pressing the shortkey or selecting from the menu could not activate ...
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Time constraints on KernelExecute commands or MenuItems?

I'm trying to use Get to load some pretty substantial packages from a custom menu in the Mathematica toolbar (added via MenuSetup.tr). The problem is, the standard ...
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How I can make a menu with different graphs with modifiable parameters?

I want a user friendly window in which to have a menu where you can choose the chart you want to display, in which you can move parameters in order to note the width or height of the chart, but I try ...
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Why FrontEnd`KernelExecute doesn't work in KeyEventTranslations.tr?

Which commands can you put in KeyEventTranslations.tr ? There is an extensive list of FrontEndTokens, but what else can you use? Why something like this doesn't ...
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Ubuntu global menu bar integration?

Is there a way to integrate the Mathematica menu bar into the Ubuntu Unity global menu bar at the top of the screen? (I'm not looking to run mini-applications.) Thanks!
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How to make a drop-down selector?

How to make a drop-down selector UI component? Something that looks like this
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Is it possible to use custom GUI magnifications?

I am running Mathematica 7 on Windows XP Pro. I often use the magnification feature to zoom in on Plots, ListPlots, and ...
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