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What functions work in which version of Mathematica

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Control BarLegend size

As it often happens, when I was researching for writing a fine question I also digged through the documentation and found the answer. There is an option ...
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In LineLegend, how do I force the legend entries to appear in a single column?

There is an easier answer to this (esp. if you don't want to custom-specify colors), at least in version 10, found as the answer to this question: ...
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Is it possible to customize the Suggestions Bar?

Yes! It is possible, although it takes some spelunking. Upon some searching with Names, I came across three relevant contexts where the predictive interface ...
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Where is the "Function Navigator" and "Virtual Book" gone?

Update for V13 Sometime by or before V13.0, the functionality changed, and it appears the old navigator is gone. Now you can access the doc page (the same as in Mr.Wizard's answer) with this new ...
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Where is the "Function Navigator" and "Virtual Book" gone?

Although I haven't examined it to see how complete it is, putting Virtual Book into the search bar of the Documentation Center quickly found this: http://reference....
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Is it possible to improve Mathematica's auto-completion feature?

I'm using Mathematica 12.1 and I think the following feature was introduced in version 12. You can add and execute the following code in your notebook: ...
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Strange filling

This bug has been fixed as of version 10.0. The current result is (used Mathematica 10.2 on OS X, but other platforms also seem fine)
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How do I show the transition probabilities in a graph of a Markov process?

You can use MarkovProcessProperties[mp, "TransitionMatrix"] as edge labels directly in Graph: ...
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What is the status of `::usage` and Templates in Mathematica v11?

1) The complete failure of Make Template with formatted usages is fixed in our next release. I can't promise you it will look 100% beautiful in all cases, but the number of templates will match the ...
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Problem in Mathematica 9 code in Mathematica 11

The answer to your question is in the error, NDSolve::ntdv: Cannot solve to find an explicit formula for the derivatives. Consider using the option Method->{"EquationSimplification"->"Residual"}...
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Web Browser Screen Shot

There is now a built-in way to do this: WebImage["http://stackoverflow.com"] ...
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Are there tools for getting Mathematica 9 Notebooks working in Mathematica 10?

Found also a horrible error in DateListPlot in Mathematica 10: If two points have the same time coordinate, only one is plotted; the others are ignored. This was ...
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Graphics exported from Mathematica 9 are very large because even standard fonts are embedded

This has been fixed in version 10. Fonts are now correctly subsetted, even an OpenType font like Calluna, as shown here. The graphic was produced with the following code, and the resulting file size ...
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How to format usage messages such that function templates are parsed correctly?

This specific example works Mathematica 10.0.2: However, there are several variations that do not work and these are tracked by Wolfram, currently as an open issue [247087]. Here is a slight ...
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Packages for Semidefinite programming

Semidefinite programming (see here) has been added to Mathematica 12. Example ...
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Format google places JSON output

With Mathematica 10 or later, I recommend converting this data structure to either an Association or a Dataset: ...
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What's going on here? Some kind of rationalization "under the covers"?

This is a bug which is under active investigation.
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NSolve finds real-valued results in version 9, but not in version 10

Not a solution, more of an extended comment. Clearly there are real solutions, the curves below do cross ...
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What functions work in which version of Mathematica

WolframLanguageData has the answers you are looking for - specifically, versions in which symbols were introduced or modified! ...
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How can i draw ellipse in 3D?

When I wrote this answer the question clearly asked for an ellipse. Look up ParametricPlot3D and use the equation of an ellipse. ...
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Remove some of the background noise to get clear microscopic image

Try ComponentMeasurements ...
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Exporting large numbers in WDX format

This bug has been fixed as of Mathematica 10.3.0. ImportString[ExportString[2^31, "WDX"], "WDX"] (* 2147483648 *)
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NSolve finds real-valued results in version 9, but not in version 10

You can use any of the alternative methods found here: Methods for NSolve For example: ...
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Delete duplicates in a set of Data?

Starting with list = {{}, {3, 17}, {5, 15}, {7, 13}, {11, 9}, {13, 7}, {17, 3}, {19, 1}} You can remove reordered sublists with ...
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SSL errors when using URLFetch or URLSave in versions 8 or 9

As explained by ilian in his comment to my question, one can work around these issues in the following way Mathematica 8 You need to switch to a different version of Java as the one used in ...
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How can I get LineLegend to pick up my plot's BaseStyle?

This bug was fixed in version 10. ...
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Efficient method of raising matrix to a variable power?

It seems to be a performance problem (bug?) in version 9.0.1. Version 7.0.1 is also slow, but perhaps is not capable of this calculation. However, version 8.0.4 can produce the correct result quickly, ...
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Packages for Semidefinite programming

This add-on is the best I've found: https://github.com/NCAlgebra/NC The documentation that is more specific to SDPs is here: http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~ncalg/DOCUMENTATION/index.html#...
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How to modify a PDE inside NDSolve according to an if condition

In my opinion, WhenEvent is still a wild beast in Mathematica, actually the only example for handling PDE with WhenEvent in the ...
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