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How to create a progress bar?

I would like to create a progress bar tool that allows me to see how my computations are going. I found answers to this question on many sites, I even found a package for it ( http://www.physics.ohio-...
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Monitor doesn't work with ParallelTable

I can't monitor ParallelTable: Monitor[ParallelTable[Pause[3]; i, {i, 1, 10}], i] just displays i until it is finished. Do ...
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Wagner's trick to monitor FindRoot no longer works in Mathematica version 8

I recently learned that we can use Print as a monitoring tool. My favorite is Ted Ersek's example ...
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How to monitor the progress of exporting of animated GIF?

My Export is taking a very long time, I was hoping there might be a way to monitor the progress when exporting graphics? ...
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Estimating progress on plots

When plotting a slow function, it would be nice to know how much of the work has already be done. However due to the refinement algorithm, simply monitoring the integration variable doesn't give an ...
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How to see Monitor temporary cell with ParallelSubmit?

I have a function to load large files into a "HSQL(Standalone)" database for processing that uses Monitor to update the ...
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Monitor ParallelMap (again) - how to predict the number of function calls efficiently?

I am currently implementing a function to let me monitor the progress of a computation running in parallel (similar to the answers in Monitor doesn't work with ParallelTable). The goal is to have ...
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How to monitor the progress of Map?

I have a function doSomethingComplicated[...] that takes about 10s on average to evaluate. My list, listOfArgs has about 10000 ...
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Progress bar for FullSimplify

Sometimes FullSimplify takes a really long time and it is not really clear if it makes sense to wait another half an hour in hopes for it to finish, or if it will ...
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How to monitor the progress of Read?

I use f = OpenRead["largefile.m"] x = Read[f]; Close[f]; to read in a Mathematica expression from a large file largefile.m (...
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Monitor function doesn't show continious change of values

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 11.0.0 Mathematica version: 10.2 Monitor[i = 0; While[i < 100, Pause[0.1]; i++]; i, i] The above code is from the ...
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Printing from the function to be minimized in FindMinimum

I know that there is an option EvaluationMonitor for various numerical computation and plotting functions. But I am curious, why a simple ...
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Is there any possibility to implement a structure like a ProgressIndicator into NDSolve?

It is already formulated in the title. NDSolve takes sometimes a considerable piece of time. It would be very practical to have some information on how long it is still to wait. So, any ideas? To ...
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How to restart computation when kernels die?

When an important process needs to be kept alive, there are monitoring tools to restart them if they die (e.g. god tasks in ruby), in my case I have an overnight scraping task that I need to have done ...
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How to determine how much of a table is generated?

If I'm generating a table from a slow function, like this: foo = Table[SuperSlowExpression, {1000}] is there a way to determine after submission (so it is too ...
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Any ergonomic tools for the command line kernel?

Mathematica on the command-line (invoked by running 'wolfram' on bash shell) seems bereft of all modern usability features. I'd like a list of the best third-party packages available (if any exist) ...
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Activity indicators for slow Dynamic expressions?

With Dynamic and gui-constructs like Popup I always have a problem: when an expression takes a while to evaluate the Dynamic ...
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How to make a custom Echo

I usually check my intermediate variable by Echo.Like Table[Echo@x, {x, 10}] But when the intermediate variable have too much ...
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Is it possible to monitor the sum of squared errors in a NonlinearModelFit or FindFit procedure during the process?

Since fitting procedures using NonlinearModelFit (or FindFit) sometimes take very long, I would like to monitor the sum of ...
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How to write a custom ParallelTable command that monitors progress automatically

I am using a lot of ParallelTable and want to avoid wrapping it in a Monitor call each time. Since each of the calls inside ParallelTable will already consume considerable time, I do not mind the ...
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Button that starts an evaluation which is monitored with a progress indicator

I have a DynamicModule in which I which I wish to start an operation (actually import files) with a button. I would like to monitor the progress with a ...
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Monitor the computation only if a certain Option is given to the function

Suppose I have the function heavyFunction[x_]:=Module[{n},Do[Pause[0.1],{n,100}]] representing some complicated and time-demanding computation. I want in some ...
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How to simultaneously monitoring parallel computations in different Kernels?

I have a question about monitoring parallel processes. Let's suppose that I am running the following code with 5 active Kernels. ...
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Progress indicator with shared variables

I'm trying to create a custom progress indicator for a parallelized computation, using Dynamic and SetSharedVariables to display ...
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The specified setting for the option FEFloatIterator cannot be used

I am currently trying to get a numerical simulation running where one variable is iterated over many orders of magnitude. As the calculation takes pretty long, I would like to display a ...
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How can I monitor the progress of a Plot?

The answer in How to monitor the progress of a plot is not useful in my case. I am using ...
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Monitoring Plot3D with a given number of plotpoints

I have to do a Plot3D of a given function which takes very long, so I would like to have an idea of how long it would be. I am looking for the simplest way to ...
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Monitor Progress of a function (Fourier[] in my case)

I am using PSD = Abs[Fourier[normedAutoValues, FourierParameters -> {-1, 1}]]; normedAutoValues contains around 200 *10^7 ...