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### How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

My original code was crashing when you used too many digits because apparently Mathematica can handle only so many different font sizes. To fix it, I had to borrow george2079's PDF trick to turn each ...
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### How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

Avoid the too many font sizes issue by convert characters to graphics primitives: ...
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### Getting rid of the horrible Times x in Mathematica 12.3

Go to the menu Edit > Preferences > Appearance > Formatting > Multiplication. Uncheck Functions.
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### List of symbols without built-in meaning

Updated to include both unary and binary operators One idea is to use the usage message of a symbol as a clue that it has a special display form, probably with no built-in meaning. For example: <...
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### How to type text with an underbrace underneath it like: $\underbrace{g...g}_{n-times}$?

You want to use an UnderBrace. Highlight the g....g then type Ctrl-4 to get under it, then type Esc ...
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### How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

This calculates the height, width and inter-character spacings for each number, keeping the same proportion as it winds down. That (I believe) is what the picture at the question does. ...
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### Column makes fonts smaller

There is an option for Column or Grid to avoid this: AllowScriptLevelChange ...
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### How can I tell Mathematica to interpret 0xffff as a hexadecimal number?

Update As pointed out by @Edmund, my initial answer didn't work with hex numbers starting with an integer. To fix that, I included an initial \[DiscretionaryHyphen]...
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### What is a satisfactory way to typeset ℕ in the Mathematica notebook?

With Ctrl+Shift+E you can check that :reals: produces TemplateBox[{}, "Reals"]. Then you can take a peek at its ...
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### Recreational Challenge: Best looking output for Rubi integration steps

To give you an idea of what I had in mind, I created something that I don't hate completely. Working with Grid, Column is a pain ...
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### Is there a way to diagonally strike through a character or group of characters in a DisplayForm equation?

Here is a semi-manual way of doing the kind of decoration you're asking for, based on Overlay: ...
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### The character sequence "\\. d" triggers line break in strings

This seems to be related to the notation "\.XX" being used to enter characters in hexadecimal notation, as explained in the documentation. For instance, entering <...
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### How to use an image as a number?

To minimize confusion I've reduced the code to one approach. ...
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### How to enter a nuclear reaction?

Perhaps this is close to what you want: ...
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### Typesetting a double Over Dot on top of a symbol

Use ToBoxes to find the boxes generated for OverDot[x, 2]: OverDot[x,2] //ToBoxes ...
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### How to type sentences into Mathematica

(J.M.'s comment) You can select a cell and do Format > Style > Text, or you can directly right-click on a cell bracket, or you can convert or generate a new text cell by the keyboard shortcut Alt+7....
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### Mixed fraction input

You can add an input alias to do this. For example: ...
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### Exporting Summary Boxes

edit: simplified code and an explanation I could bet I already answered that in the past but can't find. The solution works as follows: What you see is a box expression (...
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### How do I alter this \$PreRead + \$PrePrint statement so it can be selectively deactivated?

Pane It appears that someone along the way took out my carefully placed Pane which prevented downsizing of graphics. If you just want the graphics full size add ...
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### List of symbols without built-in meaning

Here is an approach based on reading the Front End resource UnicodeCharacters.tr. This method finds some operators that do not presently appear in Carl Woll's list ...
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### Expanding a sum without evaluating it

may be Sum[With[{i=i},HoldForm[i^2]],{i,1,5}] But this uses a wrapper. I do not think there is a way without using Hold and ...
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### Column makes fonts smaller

Another approach is to set AllowScriptLevelChange -> False via GridBoxOptions: ...
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TraditionalForm isn't going anywhere. In fact, the new Wolfram Alpha Notebook Edition defaults to TraditionalForm output. As one the lead developers for ...
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### How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

Use the SpanMaxSize option on each parenthesis. ...
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### What is the most convenient way to read definitions of in-memory symbols when we don't have the source files? (Spelunking tools)

This answer addresses hiding the context marks only, not spelunking. You could use the following functions to view output without contexts marks: ...
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### Is there a way to diagonally strike through a character or group of characters in a DisplayForm equation?

Why not use Szabolcs's MaTeX package to create your display equations? It has the benefit that you can copy and paste directly from a LaTeX document. ...
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### How to call Mathematica from $\rm\LaTeX$?

You can use Splice, which has been superseded by FileTemplate since v10. [ As of 12.1 Splice...
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