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Front end freezes for a new window [closed]

Once I have changed the focus of window, I will suffer a freezing window for several seconds and then it will become smooth again, and the freezing will occur even open the preference window or find ...
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Why does shift-drag resizing a DateListPlot cause the line to disappear?

Start with the following plot: DateListPlot[FinancialData["IBM", "Jan. 1, 2004"]] I want to resize it to make it a bit wider, so I use SHIFT + ...
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Wolfram Engine interface in Delphi Program Code

I am unable to locate documentation on how to link the Wolfram Engine into a compiled language, specifically for Delphi code for a Delphi windows application (running in windows 10) using the Wolfram ...
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Inserting new Table/Matrix dialog in 12.2 does not work

After upgrading to 12.2 on a Linux machine, Insert->Table/Matrix->New is without any effect, i.e. the popup dialog just disappears and no table a/o matrix is inserted. Any idea or help would be ...
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How to make a responsive multi-control ui with Dynamic?

I want to create a custom ui control with interacting elements. For simplicity, assume there are going to be three Sliders, where each successive ...
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Prevent Full-Screen on Presentation Start

Because my presentation will be given remotely, and I will go in and out of presentation mode often while engaging with the audience, I do not want Mathematica to go full-screen when I click "...
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How to change Echo output font size including EchoLabel within an entire Notebook?

I am creating a notebook template. I have Input and Output font size set at 10 but the Echo font size is 12. How do I change Echo to font size of 10? I cannot find a setting for this in Option ...
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Saving code as a blackbox for wolfram player

I am trying to save my program as a blackbox so those who I am deploying it to are able to use it, but there is no reason for them to have the huge chunk of code beforehand to have to scroll through. ...
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How to create a Palette to Edit TaggingRules for a Cell?

I am trying to find a way to append to the TaggingRules for a currently selected cell. This idea is similar to Cell->Cell Tags->Add/Remove Cell Tags, but with fields for a specific set of ...
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Hiding the result of a calculation in an interactive panel until all the inputs are entered

I created a partial fraction calculator using the Mathematica command Apart. The image below displays the value 1 before the numerator and/or denominator are entered. How can the code be fixed so that ...
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How to load a function from an external notebook that creates a docked cells toolbar?

I coded a compact toolbar in its own file nbtaskmate.nb for various common notebook tasks which I would like to load onto any notebook I might have open with a ...
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Computing and dynamically displaying the intersections of three circles

I don't understand why I get the following output: when in fact I was expecting to get $Failed, 1 or ...
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How to programmatically Evaluate Notebook (all cells in an open notebook) rather than from Evaluation menu? [duplicate]

I am working on a DockedCells toolbar for common tasks like Save, ClearAll, scrolling, etc., ...
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Has the Undo command really been settled? On version 12.1 it only works sporadically. What are some reasons it drops steps?

Although Undo has been around since version 10 (before my time) I've noticed that sometimes it works just fine up to the moment of the last ...
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How to convert function to MenuSetup.tr form

I have a function that removes any surrounding [] {} or () from the current selection of the notebook given by NotebookObject[]. ...
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Why aren't my grid elements aligning correctly in a docked cells toolbar?

The following is just the initial start of my very first docked cells toolbar I am still working on. It can easily be loaded to view it live. Code is also provided to conveniently remove it afterwards....
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Why is my dynamic slider no longer working?

This used to work but I accidentally made some unrecoverable edits and it stopped displaying. It supposed to adjust the background color of the current notebook. Please have a look and see what is ...
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Please help validate autoSave function or refactor for better performance

I finally have my autoSave[] function that appears to work. Although it does automatically save file the DateString (dynamic in-...
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Is there a way to count quantity of evaluations (this preferred) or edits in a cell since last notebook save?

Abstract The goal is to use this to create an autoSave[evals_:5]:=Module[{}, save after set number of evaluations or edits have occured...]. I asked a similar ...
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Can Mathematica be set to remind user to save after a set number of unsaved edits have occurred or after a set amount of time has passed?

I lost half a night's work just now because after about 6 months of learning and working with Mathematica it finally decided to crash on me for the very first time. Yeah my bad. At least I can ...
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Cannot find a way to close a toolbar. I believe it's the Templating toolbar

Today I was looking at the menu: Windows > Toolbar > Templating (and the others) which I was able to toggle show/hide but this one refuses to toggle. I hope I am not stuck with it. I noticed that ...
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Entering inline math not possible

I just noticed a problem when I tried to input an inline math cell, via "ctrl+(" this gives an unexpected beep but it is not starting inline math. Works fine in Mathematica 12.0 but not in Mathematica ...
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Problem displaying a window from a menu

I want to display a splash screen directly, but also via a menu. This is a minimal example ...
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Construct UI for image

I am trying to build the User interface, whereby when binarize is clicked, it gives its slider and its respective MeanIntensity and StandardDeviation. The same for EdgeDetect and MorpologicalBinarize. ...
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Inlcude binarize methods in Manipulate

I would require the binarize methods in the Manipulate interface. Thanks ...
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AnimationRunning option of Animate misbehaving

This simple example gives a strange error. ...
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Mathematica 12.1 start-up time in Linux extremely slow

I installed Mathematica 12.1 on my Linux machine and the start-up time is extremely slow. I see the Spikey logo and messages like: Initializing Kernel connections ...
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In search of lost time: Mathematica keyboard shortcuts

I am wondering about all the shortcuts that there are in Mma, besides the documented ones in https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/KeyboardShortcutListing.html. Are there any undocumented ...
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User interface Mathematica 12.1 terribly slow

I installed Mathematica 12.1 a few days ago and now I experience a serious speed slow down. When working with datasets for example Mathematica is close to be unusable. Even in the help systems it ...
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Possible to add a `Find “string”' to the Toolbar?

It would be nice to have a persistent "Find" feature on the tool bar. I find the FindAndReplaceDialog to be clumsy on MacOs. I could do this with a DockedCell, but then I would need to do it for ...
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Splitting a SetterBar to multiple lines, wrapping at a given page margin?

I have 4 SetterBars linked to the same variable, and representing 593 choices in four categories. How might I get a sensical output that wraps to window or screen or some arbitrary margin? ...
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How to ask the user via Input a Function? - Wolfram Mathematica

I need to ask the user the function to make some procedures. For example, instead of having at the code f[x_] := Sqrt[1 + x]; and then ...
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Does Mathematica 12 scale with gnome display settings?

I currently have Mathematica 11.3, and while I really like the software, windows are too tiny on my laptop. My laptop has a 4K monitor, and I have to manually increase the magnification every time I ...
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How to create a conditional EventHandler

Summary Can we make something like the following work as an action for EventHandler? ...
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How to make a Locator3D/LocatorSphere?

On Making a LocatorSphere: Okay so I'm trying to realize a Locator3D-esque functionality for Mathematica. Something like a <...
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Vertically resize grid item to fill row height

I am trying to find a way to have an item in a grid cell that always fill the available vertical space enforced by the remaining items (without enforcing any row height itself). One of my (many) ...
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Button to generate a report not working

I'm trying to create a Button that - when pressed - creates a report using a template. Here is a minimal example: ...
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CurrentScreenImage not giving complete image of screen

Running 12.0.0 on Windows 64, with dual monitors When I give the following as input: CurrentScreenImage[] rather than seeing an image of the complete screens ...
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Weird display usage bug by Mathematica 12 on Windows 8 - how to fix it?

Since I've upgraded to Mathematica 12 on Windows 8, this very weird behaviour has started occuring: (Essentially: the notebook area gets shrunk and minified and an unusable black area appears.) It ...
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Evaluate in place annoyance

I want to use the following expression to get a string value: Row[{"Enter index identifier: ", InputField[Dynamic[indexidentifier], String]}] and I also want to ...
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Distance measures on a map of a game

I have an image which my DM made of map for a DND game and I want to do two things. Click on two points on my map, then based on the key for scaling have Mathematica tell me how far apart those ...
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MapThread conflicting with DynamicModule

Cross-posted: https://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/1625808 Answer posted on Wolfram Community I'm creating an interactive UI which allows the user to import data from a spreadsheet, perform ...
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Command + F suddenly does not work anymore on Mathematica 11.3

I use Mathematica v.11.3 on a MacBook Pro (end of 2013). Starting two days ago the function Find does not work anymore: when I try Cmnd+F, the menu bar becomes blue for about one second, but nothing ...
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GUI performance on OS X Mojave

I am running Mathematica 11.3 on OS X Mojave and experiencing extremely slow GUI performance. Scrolling is worse than controlling Mathematica in Linux KDE over teamviewer half around the world away, ...
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Attempting to create a toolbar with notebook tabs, unable to properly integrate functions

I recently learned that all the default Mathematica palettes were actually created in mathematica, and i have been trying to make something similar myself. And since learning that the DockedCell ...
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Remove “Template Notebook” header?

I'm not sure how this happened, but all of a sudden my notebook has an extra "Template Notebook" header, see screenshot: I'd like to remove this header and go back to the regular notebook layout. How ...
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F1 unresponsive at start up

I have Mathematica 11.3 installed on two PCs. My home PC runs Linux and does not have a problem. On my office PC (Windows 7) I find that on start up, pressing F1 to get context sensitive help is ...
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How can I create a REPL for Mathematica in Sublime Text

I would like to be able to interact with Mathematica command line interface from within Sublime Text. Sublime Text has a package called Sublime REPL that provides an interface for different ...
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How to use ? (short help of multiple functions)

I want to use ? Command in multiple functiones to make a list of quick references for the most common mathematica commands and print it as pdf. For example ...
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How to create a workbook type notebook?

I have some long workflows where the current method of sectioning and expand/collapse is becoming tedious. I would like to create a workbook type notebook; a notebook that owns fully functioning child ...