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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 FrontEnd`NeedCurrentFrontEndSymbolsPacket

So Mr. Wizard points out here that we can get all the FE packets via FrontEndExecute[FrontEnd`NeedCurrentFrontEndSymbolsPacket[]][[1,1,4]] I was wondering what all ...
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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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Why isn't Options[] finding all options? [closed]

I've created a plot with 3 non default options. See below. I would like to list these options using the Option[] function. When calling Options on the the plot, ...
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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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How to replicate drawing applications' Quad-View playing with MatrixView?

I'm having trouble in figure out how to set the ViewMatrix in order to replicate the Quad-View that is available in drawing applications such as Blender. In these packages, if I drag the point of ...
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the “natrual value”and the “Pruning”

There are two question by following: First: I want to know the option's natrual value,the the mathematica tell me that it is "Automatic".When I try to get it like this: ...
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Set Standard Plot Thickness [duplicate]

All of my plots should have the same set styling, that is, for instance, {ImageSize->460, Frame->True, PlotStyle->Thickness[0.004]}. Of course I do not ...
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Possible bug while plotting homographic function with stylled axes (?!) [duplicate]

Seems like a bug to me, don't have time to dig more now. WinXP V9.0.1.0 ...
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How to insert a function into OptionsPattern?

I’ve written a function TableauForm to draw a standard Young Tableau. This problem is related to this one, however, the difficulty is that, a function has to be applied to the list in my case. This ...
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How to get all possible Rules and Elements of Functions like ExportString [duplicate]

Here are some $ExportFormats. I'd like to know which one has some options or elements of Import and Export. ...
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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 NDSolve`StateData`

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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Workaround for automatic replacement of “\r” to “\n”

When I run the following code in an empty notebook SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[], testOption -> "\n\r"] and then open the notebook in Notepad, I find $...
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What's the default setting of “NeighborhoodRadius” in “MeanShift” method of FindClusters"?

I'm using the FindClusters option Method -> "MeanShift". It works without an input of the sub-option "NeighborhoodRadius". In ...
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Open all notebooks in Working mode?

Is there a way to specify this as a global setting that oversides an individual notebook screen environment setting? Motivation: I have a folder of many slideshows and need to change this manually ...
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An Elementary Introduction - Problem 22.13 VertexLabels [duplicate]

Problem 22.13 Make raster images of the letters of the alphabet at size 20, then make a graph of the 2 nearest neighbors of each one. My solution ...
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RegionFunction parametric or piecewise definition

Hi I want to plot a contourplot of a given surface over an specific region only. I have used the RegionFunction option for it. Now the problem is that the regions I need to plot are defined by ...
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Selectable Epilog in a plot [duplicate]

Can I make an inset graphic added through the Plot option "Epilog" selectable, so that I can fine tune its position in the plot by hand, or is this not possible? If its not does any one have any ...
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Combining options [duplicate]

Consider the function fTest[b_] := Plot[a Sin[x] + b ,{x, -4, 4}], where a is some real constant. I can set some standard ...
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Expression to disable internet to speed up Quantity

There's a way to disable internet or WolframAlpha connectivity. I know Quantity caches unit lookups, but I have reasons that I need to disable internet connectivity. Can someone help me with that ...
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Make the whole notebook not editable [duplicate]

How can I set all the cells in the notebook not editable? I don't want that a user can change phrases and letters.
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Can I add options for my function? [duplicate]

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Reset Options to Default [duplicate]

It is straightforward to set the options of a given predefined function. E.g., SetOptions[ Interpolation, InterpolationOrder->1] I would like to know if there ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates [duplicate]

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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Two installations of MMA 10.0.1.0 differ in behavior [duplicate]

I'm seeking advice on how to track down what might cause the following difference in behavior. I have two independent installations of MMA 10.0.1.0, both on Mac OS X Mavericks on identical x86 Mac ...
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Viewpoint options for a 3D plot [duplicate]

Let's say I created a 3D plot in Mathematica. It's not oriented the way I want it, so I manually rotate it (in the output cell) to a desired view. (I tried playing with some view options in the code, ...
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Use Map with OptionValue [duplicate]

Trying to map OptionValue to a list of option names doesn't work. ...
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How to make an index optional?

Can I define a relation between variables, such that the expression will also be evaluated (then assuming all indices are equal) when no index is given? $$ x_i + y_j = \delta_{ij} \stackrel{...
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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: ...