Questions tagged [system]

Questions on implementation details and how the parts of Mathematica are arranged or configured to work. Avoid this tag for issues that are confined to a specific operating system.

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Passing custom options to WolframScript file

I have an example of WolframScript file file.wls with the following contents. ...
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Any possible explanations for repeated “out-of-the-blue” crashing of Mathematica 12? [closed]

I had Mathematica 12 installed ten days or so ago (and just now re-installed) on my university computer. Although I do seem to be able to run sustained programs for a day or so, it has also totally ...
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Overdetermined equation system

how can I solve this overdetermined equation system with the command PseudoInverse. left = Table[(-i)^i, {i, 1, 4}]; right1 = Table[Sum[2^(i*k)*Sin[Subscript[x, k]], {k, 1, 3}], {i, 1, 4}]; <...
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Dealing with over eager shadowing messages

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Current $Context of a given notebook

nb = CreateDocument[{Dynamic@$Context}, CellContext -> Notebook] It will show Notebook$$22$93500` or something similar. How ...
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3.4 GHz Ryzen 5 slower to diagonalise large matrix than Intel i5-6300U 2.4 GHz

Sorry that this is quite a specific question but I need to diagonalise large matrices for the problem I'm trying to solve and can't for the life of me work out what's going on: I was expecting that ...
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Mathematica can't solve system of equations

I'm trying to solve an admittedly gnarly system of equations: ...
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Total derivative after numerical solution of a system

I have a system of three equations in three unknowns, $k$, $\theta$ and $w$. I am interested in the behavior of the variables when one parameter changes. I first specify the system: ...
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How to create a new notebook without the value defined in a former notebook? [duplicate]

When I try to calculate sth new and create a new notebook, the variables in the former notebook will be a trouble. The only I know is use Clear["*"] or quit the ...
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Difference between NSolve and FindRoot?

While it is clear what FindRoot does (start at a point and look for local extremum using gradient), how does NSolve work? Also, ...
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Is it possible to find the equation of motion of a spring-mass system using differential equations as input?

I am searching for a solution the check the validity of my calculations on standard dynamics problems. Basic mechanical engineering environment, systems containing movable masses connected to each ...
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Defining system of Equations

I am not able to define a system of n equations having n variables x1, ...
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Make a term appear in my solution

There is a solution for a linear system: ...
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Is there a way to capture crash data on Windows?

I have a very large notebook which I've been working on for years. Every day, after I add to it, I save it as PDF. Recently Mathematica has crashed when I try to save it as PDF. Mathematica just ...
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What makes a function ticklish?

The Advanced Dynamic Functionality tutorial informally describes a ticklish function as follows: Every time you evaluate RandomReal[], you get a different answer,...
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Catching MachineUnderflow in Version 11.3

Ilian's answer to question 72229, involves SetSystemOptions["CatchMachineUnderflow" -> False] Evidently, this worked in earlier versions of Mathematica, but ...
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Exclude inactived functions from DifferentiationOptions

The list of functions provided in SystemOptions["DifferentiationOptions" -> "ExcludedFunctions"] show which symbols will not be touched by ...
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Precedence of cell group tokens over package's expressions

Bug introduced in V10.4 or earlier and persisting through V11.3 [CASE:4072996] ...
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NotebookEvaluate within cell with CellContext->Notebook

I've encountered the following issue with NotebookEvaluate (note the grouping into 3 distinct cells): ...
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How to permanently modify the $Path in Mathematica [duplicate]

I was trying to add permanently a path inside $Path. "/Users/gkdgoutam/Softwares/HEP_Softwares/MT-1.0" Following $Path manual I did the following ...
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Tracking intermediate values within Manipulate

I want to determine the intermediate values of P[i][t] = {X[i][t], Y[i][t]} for the following system of nonlinear differential equations: ...
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Solving a System of Nonlinear Differential Equations

I tried to solve the following system of equations: \begin{align*} x'(t) &= \frac{a \, |y(t)-x(t)|}{e^{\, b \, |y(t)-x(t)|}} - \frac{c}{|y(t)-x(t)|}\\ y'(t) &= - \, x'(t) \end{align*} with ...
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Better definitions of Reap and Sow

I am having tremendous difficulty understanding Reap and Sow in Mathematica. The definitions are pretty circular. When I look at the definition of Sow, I get, "specifies that e should be collected by ...
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Solving a system of equations for a fraction

I want to solve a system of equations not for one specific variable but for a fraction of two variables. How can I do that? I want to solve: ...
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Different outputs for Simplify

In at least one instance, the same Simplify command (without using options) produces very different results on two of my computers, one Windows 7 and the other ...
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How can I globally change $Path permanently? [duplicate]

I have two packages that I would like to append to $Path. I have looked at this link for help but after I quit Mathematica, I have to repeat the process again. Where can I permanently modify $Path? ...
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code to build systems of equations

I asked the question before but I forgot my login information: here is the question: How many equation systems can I build from five equations? the code works good but miss some equations for ...
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How to plot the phase portrait for $4\times 4$ ODE system?

I wrote below the instructions in Mathematica because I wanted to see the phase portrait of systems of DE of $4\times 4$ dimension. But Mathematica cannot recognize the last 2 variables $y$ and $z$ ...
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solved differential system of equation

I have a system of N differential equation. For solve the system I tried to diagonalize the matrix, for example consider the next system: $$ \begin{pmatrix} \dot{x} \\ \dot{y} \\ \dot{z} \end{pmatrix}...
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Transformations of equations into a matrix form

I have a system of 4 equations which is the following : ...
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Solving system of trigonometric equations

I have a 6x6 matrix full of sin and cos in 7 variables. I should calculate the value of the variables that makes the determinant of the matrix being 0. I have tried with the following syntax but it ...
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How can I disable system updates only?

Suppose I'm quite happy with my current Mathematica installation and wish to keep the system in its current form just reliably working. Since there were already at least two cases[1,2] when a lot of ...
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Mathematica stuck in “running” for every calculation I attempt, kernel error

Bug introduced in 11.1.1 and fixed in 11.1.1 Bug was caused by a paclet update and fixed by a paclet update. I downloaded Mathematica this morning to do an implicit polar plot. I attempt to run the ...
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Is the Wolfram Server disabling Desktop Mathematica? [closed]

Earlier I got this in response to 2+2 I had to terminate it with task manager. Right now I'm trying to access FinancialData. In response to FinancialData["CAT"], the kernel has been running for 15 ...
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Adding an attribute crashes the system?

At some point I noticed the following errors just in the documentation: And not only this one, this is not only for Manipulate, there were many others. Also the ...
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Unique[] and special handling of symbols ending with a single dollar sign

Example Unique[x] generates a new symbol, with a name of the form x$nnn. If so then this is not correct: ...
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Where to put my packages [duplicate]

I wrote a few packages with various functions. Now I would like to put these packages to a location that I can "Get" them via <<name ( I prefer a directory "...
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“Mathematica running” not shown in Mathematica Icon in 11.1

I wonder whether this is a singular problem to my environment or not: In Mathematica 11.0.x the icon of Mathematica showed a circle around the Mathematica symbol when Mathematica was running, so one ...
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Complete list of FrontEndResources

tl;dr I'm interested in finding a complete list of the strings that can be passed to FrontEndResource (I only need the first string, in the cases where two strings ...
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Determining what symbols are defined in a DumpSave / .mx file [duplicate]

Against my better judgement, and in the interest of speedy I/O, I've decided to use .mx files for a project - limitations and all. I'm dealing with a few gigabyte-...
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How to pause a running evaluation (and continue it later)

Is it possible to pause an already running evaluation that takes a lot of time? And then continue it later? I can suspend my computer, but that's not what I want. I would like to use my computer in ...
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NotebookEvaluate breaks notebook's context

Bug introduced in 10.4.1 or earlier and persists through 11.3 A support case with the identification [CASE:3813108] was created [...] I have forwarded an incident report to our developers with ...
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Detecting kernel initialization

Certain operations do not work during kernel initialization. Code from Kernel/init.m, the Autoload directory, or packages set ...
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Plotting Particular Solutions of a System of Polar ODEs

I'm new to Mathematica, and I'm writing a math research paper and I need to generate a phase portrait of the following system of polar equations $\qquad \dot r=r(r-1)(r-2)$ $\qquad \dot \theta=1$ ...
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How do I determine the Mathematica version without starting the Kernel?

For the Mathematica IntelliJ Plugin, I need to validate if a chosen directory is indeed a Mathematica installation and want to extract its version. The structure of the Mathematica installation is not ...
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Why is the execution time getting smaller and smaller every time?

Why is the execution time to compute the value of sum getting smaller and smaller every time in the following code? And how to get consistency? Thank you very much for your help. ...
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MD5 Checksums For Different Versions Of Mathematica

I have found older versions of mathematica both online and in stores like ebay but it has always concerned me if the version was real. Could we create a list of md5 checksums or sum equivalent for X....
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Does Mathematica 11 work on MacOS Sierra?

I'm not sure if I should upgrade, so I wanted to see if anyone has used v11 sucessfully on the newest OSX? This is the discussion about the same topic on Wolfram Community.
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How to work with BoxOptions (ButtonBoxOptions, PanelBoxOptions, etc.)

The main question is in the title. Here are subtopics I'd like to focus on: Is there a tutorial related to them anywhere in documentation? How can I check what are current values of e.g. ...
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Paclets updating awareness and tracking

It turns out that some silent updating may be done in our computers with paclets. See for example here. How are we aware that something has been changed ? Can we track updating/versions of paclets ? ...