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A source of input or output: files and pipes are both examples of general Mathematica objects known as streams.

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How to plot field line with exact starting and ending position continuously

As the title suggested, I want to plot the electric field lines with exact starting and ending position continuously. The code is like this: ...
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Memory preserving computation in chunks

I would like to do the following: Make a table tab1={{i1,b1,c1,d1},{i1,b1,c1,d2},...,{i1,b1,c2,d1},...,{i1,b2,c1,d1},...{i2,b1,c1,d1},...} for the given range imin < i < imax. Make some ...
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How to read doubles from specific location of a large file

I have a 1GB file in a proprietary format that is a mix of ASCII characters and doubles (floating point numbers). I need to read in a sequence of twelve doubles. They are in consecutive bytes of the ...
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Errors with opening and closing file streams

I'm fairly new to Mathematica programming. I'm writing a small program that needs to handle text file streams to write output to and read input from them. Although I'm closing the file streams at the ...
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How can I save the output from AudioRecord?

I'm trying to save a recording using AudioRecord. My recording gets overwritten even if I save the output in a fresh cell. This illustrates the issue: ...
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How to stream NSE option chain data into mathematica

I'm trying to stream option chain data into mathematica from the url: https://www.nseindia.com/api/option-chain-indices?symbol=BANKNIFTY ...
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How to get StreamPlots where the density of arrows adapted (discretization ) adapts to the presence of funnels, saddle-points, etc?

I want to draw a phase portrait where the density of arrows adapted (discretization ) adapts to the presence of funnels, saddle points, and other phenomena. For example, in the code attached, the aim ...
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How to wait for new input from file InputStream

I'm trying to open a file to read and do some processing indefinitely until I decide to abort: ...
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Combine two streamplots with different position dependent color functions

Building from replies to other posts I have come up with a combination of two stream plots which has a position dependent color function for stream lines which the same for the two plots a way to &...
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How can I make the vectors (vector heads) larger in a StreamPlot?

In my StreamPlots, the vectors can hardly be seen, in particular, since the heads of the vectors are so small. Can I change this? Example: ...
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Phase portrait on the sphere

I have that $(x,y)\in S^1$, i.e. on the sphere, and in Mathematica, the ODE system ...
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Converting Strings to Reals in a List

I am new to Mathematica and working with streamed data: ...
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How to do computations with a specific column of a stream?

I'm trying to calculate the mean of a specific column of a huge dataset (given as .csv-file) using a stream in mathematica. I tried the following: ...
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How do I import a 1 gig text file by only importing the last 3 lines of every 10 line chunk?

I am trying to get the last three lines of every 10 line chunk into mathematica as a data variable. The text file has 3 columns. For example: ...
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StreamDensityPlot and its legends

I'm trying to plot this simple code ...
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write output to stream and also print it

I tried to save the Print[] output to a file using this code: ...
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How to read input stream with no newlines?

I have a script named stdout.wl: ...
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Is there an equivalent to "Open Update"

I'm writing a binary file that contains a header followed by the data. The header contains the length of the data. The data is written first, skipping past the header. Once done, I would like to ...
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Reading through file one line at a time, running out of RAM [closed]

I have a handful of files (some of which are very large), and I would like to loop through them one line at a time, run a calculation, and then write the result of the calculation to a new output file:...
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Issue with StreamDensityPlot

I'm plotting a complicated vector field that is yielding the following particular StreamDensityPlot. I'm using the following command to plot it: ...
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How do I reliably read from stdin using wolframscript?

I am trying to direct a stream of data to a wls script in a command line environment. Wolframscript provides the ...
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Vector field Stream?

The following graph shows the vector plot. How can I plot the solid lines which represents how the vectors are spatially varying and both on the same graph (vector plot and stream field)? ...
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How to read a named pipe on Windows?

Tried to open an Out named pipe from Powershell ...
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Optimize Use of PeakDetect in Mathematica

I am quite new to Mathematica and I am looking for some advice in order to improve and optimize my code. Here is what I am trying to do: Open a stream Read the stream line by line and store it in "...
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Reading CSV data from a stream [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out how many rows/records my csv file has, which I have to stream because it's quite large. Can someone tell me if my approach works and how I can get it to loop through the ...
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How to force Close of opened stream when stream write previously failed (bug in opening stream twice)?

I opened a stream like: str = OpenWrite[NotebookDirectory[] <> "myStream.tsv"]; and made an error when writing the first line (meant to be the tsv headers):...
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What is the fastest way to read the new lines in the dynamically updatable file?

I'm writing a log to a simple .txt file and want to read the last few records using Mathematica. But there are some problems. f = OpenRead["logs.txt"]; Skip[f, ConstantArray[Number, 2], 1]; Read[f, ...
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Streams in parallel kernels. Writing in multiple files in ParallelDo loop in Mathematica

I need to write data in multiple files in ParallelDo loop: ...
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Naming indexed output streams

I need to write into multiple files in a Do loop. Hence, I tried to open multiple streams: ...
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Join two datasets with a function similar to Vlookup [Big Dataset and Efficiency issue] - Wizards are welcome!

I am working on a huge dataset and I have a lot of data formatted in XML, we are talking about a couple of GBs. For this reason I am currently using the stream function to read them and extract the ...
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Why does ReadString complain about the stream not being opened in binary format?

This works fine: ...
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LibraryLink: How to read from a Mathematica stream in C?

Mathematica has a flexible streams interface. Functions like Read can read from a "stream" that may be backed by a file, pipe, string, network resource, etc. We can ...
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How many records? In a file (streaming)

I want to know how many records a file (large data) contains... with streaming...like this: ...
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Communicating with server over Websocket using SocketConnect

I am trying to connect to a web socket feed of Gdax. The documentation is here, https://docs.gdax.com/#websocket-feed. There is no account needed and the information is public. I have successfully ...
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Is it possible to parallelize reading in Mathematica?

I have a gigantic data file that needs to be processed. I am reading it in chunks using ReadList with an InputStream. In my ...
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Explicitly control newline behaviour when writing strings with arbitary encoding

On Windows system, Mathematica by default opens stream which will automatically transform any "\n" into "\r\n". But I want pure ...
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Is building an event-based parser possible/reasonable in Mathematica (WL)?

Too long? Go to Problems section Background I like to learn by doing small, sometimes artificial, projects. Among other things I had 'parsers', and 'stream methods / streams in MMA' on my to learn ...
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Matrix Vector multiplication for very big matrices (>>RAM)

Problem Suppose a matrix-vector product of the form $M\vec{v}$ should be calculated where the amount of storage needed to store $M$ is noticeably larger than the available RAM on a machine. What is ...
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How to export result from SQLResultSet into a csv

I have a sql query which produces very large data from a remote server but the data is too large to fit into memory all at once. So i want to read and export it sequentially into a csv. I am using the ...
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Read not advancing StreamPosition [closed]

[MMA 11.0, Win7 64bit] I have a number of CVS files of ~1-2GB, millions of rows, so I want to read them in records, chunks building on Albert Retey's answer to this question I assumed, and the ...
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Why ReadList ignores NullRecords for Number?

When thinking on this recent question the immediately obvious solution which came to my mind was to use ReadList with options ...
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Is there a way to redirect the output from `Echo`?

The newish function Echo is tremendously useful in quick-and-dirty debugging, since you can stick it pretty much anywhere in an expression and get feedback about ...
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Unexpected behaviour with WordSeparators and Read [duplicate]

I am confused about how Read separates elements. The following all work fine: ...
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How to get the standard error stream for a ProcessObject?

When you run an external program using RunProcess, the program will run to completion and you will receive an association containing the exit code, stuff that went ...
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wolframscript creates tons of log files

On Linux, wolframscript seems to create log files in .Mathematica/ApplicationData/ProcessLink/Streams for example: ...
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Why does using BinaryWrite make my file bigger? [closed]

I have a binary file 00010005.dat. I want to normalize the matrix so I use the following code: ...
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SliceStreamPlot3D or StreamPlot3D

I know that neither of the two functions listed in the title exist, but I basically replaced vector for stream to give you an idea of what I want. The most ideal would be ...
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How to visualize the vorticity of a 3D velocity field? [closed]

I sample a snapshot from a system with 50 particles including their position and instant velocities. The snapshot is a list of 3 position and 3 velocities values per particle. i.e. 50 lines each of ...
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Is there a way to create ZIP OutputStream ?

I want to write data to a file using compression. Is it possible to do that just in time (like in java ZipOutputStream). E.g. what I want: ...
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Can Mathematica edit large binary files in-place?

I have a very large binary data file (several hundred GB) which I would like to edit using Mathematica. The only edits required are a few isolated byte replacements—no insertions or deletions. Is it ...
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