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### Specify column data type when importing

I'm running into an annoying issue when importing a table of tab-separated-data. Several columns are numeric, while several are strings. Using Import[url,"TSV"] ...
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### Subscripts use to make expression readable [duplicate]

I am trying to write a function in mathematica which depends on different parameters. For example $$f(x_1, x_2, x_3, x_4, x_5)= 2x_1+\sin(x_2)+x_3*x_4-x_5^{-1}$$ (My actual function has 12 such ...
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### Meaning of [[label]] in mathematica [duplicate]

We want to plot data on a log scale, so we used the loop over data on a log scale. E.g. the code is below, ...
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### Source of SetBuilder, Mapping, and Math

Somewhere I obtained definitions of functions SetBuilder, Mapping, and Math, which produce ...
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### Semi-direct product and crossed product symbols

Does Mathematica have any symbols for the semi-direct product $\rtimes$ (or $\ltimes$) and the crossed product $\bowtie$? I have looked at the lists containing all symbols and couldn't find it there. ...
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### Number-theoretic notation in Wolfram Cloud for iOS

I am using Wolfram Cloud Mathematica, and I want to write an equation using the mathematical symbols for Sum (like a capital sigma, but no the Greek letter) and <...
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### “Fewer dependent variables than equations, so the system is overdetermined” without any BC's

Consider this system of PDEs. eqn1 = D[u[x, t], x] + 5 D[u[x, t], x, x] + D[v[t], t, t] - 4 == 0 eqn2 = D[v[t], t] + D[u[x, t], t, t] + v[t] == 0 I would like to ...
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### Mathematical Notation

If we use Mathematica notation the following works: Div[Grad[u[x, y], {x, y}], {x, y}] also if we multiply the gradient with a scalar: ...
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### Explicit series notation for hypergeometric functions

Is there an automated way to express hypergeometric functions in series form using gamma functions, factorials, double factorials or rising factorials? For example using the formula (on the ...
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### Seeking more verbose syntax, e.g. “Then” -> “,” [duplicate]

(NB Related question asks about such things without using the notation package... I would be quite happy with any answer, including the use of Notation) With long, complex expressions I find the ...
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### How to denote matrix elements succinctly? [closed]

Is there a more elegant way of dealing with the following subscripting? ...
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### SubsuperscriptBox and SuperStar

I have a notational reason (using the Notations package) to have some symbols display as C*60 (with the 60 lined up under the *). Internally, this is represented in Mathematica as: ...
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### Notation package: StringMemberQ in conditional notation definition

Suppose that I have a list, allSpecies, that contain a set of symbols, each of which has been assigned a new notation using Notation[...]. As an example, the internal representation is C60s, and the ...
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### Scientific Notation for Quantities

I am using Quantities (units) in Mathematica 11.3 and would like to express the numerical portion of the output in scientific notation. The command ...
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### Notation package with Traditional Form

I symbolize subscripted variables with the form TraditionalForm, to enable easy use of TeXForm as suggested here: ...
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### Using TeXForm for subscripted variables

I tried following the answer in TeXForm and Symobilze, however, I have trouble making it work. I loaded the Notation packages and symbolized all expressions with a subscript as in the example. I ...
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### How to remove InputAlias created using notations package

If i create a custom input alias using Notation package's AddInputAlias. Now it appears in the list generated by ...
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### How does Mathematica determine when to use scientific notation?

I have code that takes an initial guess for a set of parameters to use in a function that I want to minimize, calculates the function, prints the value, recalculates new parameters via the gradient ...
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### How do I define my own notation for mixed operators?

The built in Plus and Times operators when rendered behave the following way: Plus[a,b,Times[-1,c],d] a + b - c + d Basically ...
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### Keyboard shortcut for transfer function model symbol

I am wondering if there is any keyboard shortcut to type transfer function model symbol as in the picture below. I would like to plot root locus of that function but I can't figure out how to type ...
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### Function of the curly braces in this expression?

The appendix of the preprint Gravitational potential and energy of homogeneous rectangular parallelepiped contains a Mathematica expression which I would like to appreciate before using. It contains <...
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### Getting MaTeX working on a Mac with TeXShop

I'm generating figures in Mathematica to insert into an article I'm writing in LaTeX. I want to be able to label the objects in my figures with the notation that agrees with my article. This rest of ...
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### Specifying variable in CoefficientRules

I am trying to determine the number of terms in an expression, but I have created a matrix to represent variables: xMat = Table[sGain[[i, 1]] + 4, {i, 1, 3}] ...
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### Is there a way to do this with Mathematica shorthand notation?

I'm a big fan of Mathematica's shorthand notation, things like @ and /@, which I use the most. It's really useful when I'm quickly whipping something up. However, something has always driven me a bit ...
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### Meaning of # and & in a RootSum expression [closed]

I'm working on calculating the first passage time in a continuous time Markov process. To do this, I have to solve a system of 10 coupled differential equations using ...
I would like to use subscripted notation such as $\sigma_x$ as identifiers for use as variables. In this example I am using the Pauli Matrices so that I would use notation such as:  \sigma_x = \{\{...