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# Questions tagged [options]

Questions dealing with optional named arguments of Mathematica functions.

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### Automatic is not always the default option

Contrary to what one might expect, specifying an option to be Automatic sometimes changes the output. For example, by default ...
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### What are all the returns from FrontEndNeedCurrentFrontEndSymbolsPacket

So Mr. Wizard points out here that we can get all the FE packets via FrontEndExecute[FrontEndNeedCurrentFrontEndSymbolsPacket[]][[1,1,4]] I was wondering what all ...
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### NDSolve Convergence test failure and significant effect of DifferenceOrder on eventual results

I am solving a non linear partial differential equation with what I call free boundary conditions (solid mechanicists would know this as simply supported). I realized that this boundary condition ...
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### Why are these plots not the same?

I have the following code: ...
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### Coloring selected elements of a list created with Table [duplicate]

I have a function that returns a list of 100+ elements, using Table[]. For simplification, let's assume that it's just ...
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### how to make a customized plotting function that can accept Mathematica's built-in optional arguments?

Suppose I have the following plotting function: selfPlot[func_]:=Show[ContourPlot[Re[f[x+I*y]],{x,-2,2},{y,-2,2}],ContourPlot[Im[f[x+I*y]],{x,-2,2},{y,-2,2}]] ...
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### Overriding the behavior of Dot

I would like to override the behavior of Dot, so that Dot[u,v] will return a scalar instead of a 1x1 matrix in the case that the ...
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### How does one exchange an option with another one?

Consider an expression with a list of options at its end, like ...
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### Plotting with NDSolveStateData

This question is a continuation of this. As answered by J.M., I am able to iterate a solution. However, I am unable to plot it. I am sure that this has to do with my inability to understand how the ...
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### How to get the derivative with StepMonitor?

I am trying to use StepMonitor inside of the NDSolveValue function for a complicated system of differential equations, but the simple example below shows my issue just fine. I am trying to obtain ...
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### Blank plot that shows up briefly when changing plot options

I wrote some code in Mathematica to calculate and plot, in tw0 different ways, a function depending of two variables. But the plots are empty even if it takes a few minutes to evaluate the plot ...
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### ContourPlot: Setting Global Options for Bar Legend

I'm looking to specify the appearance of contour plots globally in my Mathematica notebook. This is easily done with SetOptions: ...
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### Set the ClosingSaveDialog to False

I would like to stop Mathematica from showing the "Save Changes To" dialog whenever I try to close a notebook. I tried changing this from the Option Inspector by setting the losingSaveDialog -> False ...
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### An error comes up while exchanging stylesheets

A notebook contains ...
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### How to use a PopupMenu in Manipulate? [duplicate]

I need to build a Manipulate to show one of several functions in 3D. The functions should be selected in the Manipulate box using a PopupMenu, but the documentation isn't very helpfull on this. So ...
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### Cell label not appearing for pasted image

When I paste an image into a notebook the cell has no label. In the Generalized Input Tutorial: https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/GeneralizedInput.html#52003380 they show pasted images ...
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### Edit plot after creation [duplicate]

I try to find a way to manipulate a plot I created before. (for full code take the fuction x[t_]:=Sin[2t] ) Let's say I have a plot: ...
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### OptionsPattern Confusion

I want to use the whole options pattern as the argument for HTTPRequest's "Query" parameter, but I'm not sure how to use them. When I run the following code: ...
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### GatherBy Option to group results?

How can GatherBy be programmed to take an option to group results as follows: ...