Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. It was conceived by Stephen Wolfram and is developed by Wolfram Research of Champaign, Illinois.

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Simulink is to Matlab as _______ is to Mathematica?

What is the Mathematica equivalent of Matlab's Simulink? I want something that lets me build a discrete event simulation.
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No sound in Mathematica under Linux

I have a huge set of events in Mathematica that I need to react to, and it's not practical always checking for it, especially since events are randomly distributed in time. So I wanted to add a simple ...
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For complicated mathematic calculations, are extra threads or high-speed disk access more important?

Next semester, I intend to start doing research in combinatorics. I have used and fallen in love with Mac computers and Wolfram Mathematica 8, and I intend to get these for use with this project and ...
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How to paste table from MS Excel to Wolfram Mathematica?

When I am pasting a region from MS Excel, which contains multiple numbers, to Mathematica, I am getting just a long plain sequence of digits, i.e. one integer number in Mathematica. How to have a ...
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How to deploy Mathematica applications?

How does one deploy Mathematica applications? It seems that the only option is to use the Mathematica player (http://www.wolfram.com/solutions/interactivedeployment/compare.html). Is this correct? ...
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Hide In[n] and Out[n] in Mathematica

Is it possible to hide the CellLabels In[n]:= and Out[n]= in a Mathematica notebook? I don't want to hide the input or output, just the text In[n] and Out[n].
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How to make commands in Mathematica 8 use all cores?

Many commands in Mathematica 8 (Integrate, Simplify, etc.) seem to only be using a single core on my system. Is there any way I can change the affinity so that it utilizes all cores for computations?
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How to import Mathematica 8 file to Maple 13?

How can I import a .nb file from Wolfram Mathematica to Maple? I need an example of how to integrate.
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Has any one managed to get Wolfram CDF plugin to work on Linux/Firefox?

On Ubuntu $uname -a Linux me-VirtualBox 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I downloaded the CDF player plugin from WRI web page and installed it ...
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How do you cycle through windows in Mathematica 7?

How do you cycle through notebook windows in Mathematica 7? Is there a shortcut? The help system doesn't help.
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Mathematica Notebook Navigation Shortcuts

I really enjoy structuring Mathematica Notebook with different part & sub-parts, however, I have not yet found the shortcuts to navigate it efficiently. For example, how can I use keyboard ...
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“Language for non-Unicode programs” and Cyrillic Export to pdf

Thanks to Szabolcs' comment to this question, I have found a way to Export Cyrillic symbols from Mathematica to PDF correctly. We just need to set a system-wide variable commonly called the system ...
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copying word/powerpoint equations into mathematica notebook presentation slides

I am trying to copy mathematical equations/content that I wrote in Word using the Office equation editor into a Mathematica notebook slide as a Mathematica presentation. I tried copying the equations ...
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How to hide debugging output in Mathematica?

I want hide all outputs created by Print command from user's function defined in module .m. More precisely the problem is following: I have a module that solves some specific task (It's not ...
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Difference between Mathematica and Mathematica Home Edition?

I cannot figure out the difference between Mathematica and Mathematica Home Edition. Is it the case that Home Edition is less powerful or is it the case that Home Edition has limited use ...
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Convert Mathematica to PDF via command line

I am on Linux and would like to convert a bunch of Mathematica 8 Notebooks to PDF. Is there some way to convert them on the command line? I'd like to write a makefile rule for the conversion, so that ...
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Hide orange plus (“Show Messages / Retry”) in Mathematica

If I accidently evaluate a text cell in Mathematica, a orange plus and an error message will appear. It is easy to delete the error messages, however I can't seem to find a way to hide the orange ...
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How to make “Real number symbol” (ℝ) in Mathematica

IS it possible to write the "Real number symbol" in Mathematica. The symbol I'm talking about is this ℝ
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How can I share memory for parallel computing in Mathematica?

Is it possible to use RAM from other computers to assist with Mathematica Light Grid Server 7 parallel computing? If so, how?
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Is there a program that can represent functions as sound?

I need a program that can represent functions as sound. Something like Mathematica's "play" which can generate a sound with the amplitude given as a function of time. The program should support ...
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Want Mathematica (instead of CDF Player) to launch by default when accessing .nb files over the Web

I have both Mathematica and CDF Player installed on my machine. I'm trying to access a Mathematica notebook over the Web and want Mathematica to launch when clicking on the link. Instead, the file ...
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Can you run a program using a custom glibc? [closed]

I installed Mathematica 9 on an old Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 system. After the installation, I tried to start Mathematica, but following message came out: ...
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Reading Mathematica journal online, how to download CDF and/or increase font size?

I have a hard time reading the Mathematica journal online, since the fonts are too small, and I'm not able to download the CDF files. When I go to mathematicajournal.com and click on CDF, it opens ...
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How much space will Mathematica, Maple, and Matlab take up?

I as wondering how much space Mathematica, Maple, and Matlab will take up, under Windows and under Ubuntu? I am planning to reserve some space in partitions.
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Shortcut key for multiplication sign

What is the shortcut key for making the "×" multiplication sign in Mathematica (n.b. × != x)? You can enter all the other three basic arithmetic operators by simply typing "+", "-" and "/" (or ...
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Differential equations with Mathematica

How can I input this differential equation in Mathematica and see the solving steps?
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Octave: refer to output like %10 in Mathematica?

I want to reuse values. Is there a similar functionality as %10 of Mathematica in Octave? octave:18> 3/log (2) ans = 4.32808512266689 octave:19> % //how to output 4.328.... ...
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MathJax formulae are not beautiful in Chrome

I have MathJax formulae not beautiful in Chrome browser. I remember I installed something for MathML support but can't find any traces now. Formulae in Chrome Formulae in Firefox UPDATE There ...
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Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for compressed/encrypted files?

Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for sync'ing 1) zip files, 2) ASCII armored GPG encrypted files, and 3) Mathematica .mx files, respectively ? A typical scenario is that I ...
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Set::write: Tag Plus in <something> is Protected

If I have this equation: x+y=27 xy=180 I want to solve it using: Solve[{x+y==27,xy==180},{x,y}] However this results in the following errors: Set::write: Tag Plus in x+y is Protected. >> ...
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Double underline in Mathematica

How do I insert a double underline in Mathematica? Can I make it the default to put it on the last line of a "TraditionalForm"?
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Better Window Management Mathematica

In versions of Mathematica in Linux all new notebooks appeared as separate windows. In Mathematica 9 for Windows 7, I have only 1 window in the taskbar now, and when I minimize notebooks they ...
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Is there a way to change the Mathematica front end's title bar description?

Is there a way to change the title bar description of Mathematica's Front End? This would be very useful in differentiating between them when running two instances of the program (e.g. running a long ...
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How do I share a computer on the network to use Mathematica's Light Grid Server?

I have Mathematica's light grid server installed on my computer, but I cannot share the computer so that it can be accessed from anywhere on the network. I tried typing localhost:3737 in my browser, ...
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Get equation for graphic

Is it possible to get the equation of a graphic you have drawn using the drawing tools in Mathematica? I want to do this because I drew something using the drawing tools, and now I want to programmely ...
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Does Mathematica 6 on Mac OS X 10.6.2 work for you?

I don't have the latest version of Mathematica, but Wolfram claims this shouldn't be a problem. However, when I launch Mma, it immediately terminates; crash reporter yields a little info: Dyld Error ...
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Wolfram Mathematica 9 can't start

When I start Mathematica 9, dialog with "Choose a MathLink program to launch" appears.When i cancel the dialog, Mathematica will stop. I've found that this could happen when Mathematica is used with ...
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Changes History & Auto-Save in Mathematica & Others

Does anybody know of way to save changes history ? In Wolfram Mathematica but also for other type of documents ?
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How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010?

I have a problem to convert directly equations from Mathematica *(copied as LaTex) in Word 2010. Is there any option?
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What are the labels for minor ticks in a log scale graph?

What are the labels for the minor ticks in a log scale graph? I would like to label them. So, I want to know how to calculate the value for each of the minor tick.
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What is the simplest way to interpolate and lookup in an x,y table in excel?

I would like to do a lookup and interpolation based on x, y data for the following table. I'd like the equation to be as simple as possible to reduce the amount of possible errors. The full table is ...
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ExampleData[] and Options[] in Mathematica

Has anyone been able to use these functions in Mathematica 8? They return nothing for me.
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Math formula editor with export to SVG, EPS or AI

I'm looking for a free formula editor, which can export formulas to Vector-based formats. (svg, eps, ai, pdf, cdr, etc..) Do you know something?
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LinkOpen::linke: Could not find MathLink executable. >>

When I'm using Mathematica 8 and try to import a file I get this error: LinkOpen::linke: Could not find MathLink executable. >> and the place I tried to input the file to is just saying Null. I ...
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Printing data in Mathematica

I have one problem about printing data in Mathematica. If the line so long for example ...
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Mathematica 9, CDF Player on Windows 7

I have installed Mathematica 9 on my computer a year ago and recently I installed some older versions of it, like 5,6,7, after that I can't open any notebook on Mathematica 9, it says that I could ...
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white hand mouse cursor displayed wrong

I work in Linux Fedora 19 - KDE: the PC is a Dell OptiPlex 7010, with an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz and an external graphics card (VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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How to use john the ripper to create fixed length big letters passwords?

I want to use john (I hope it's possible) to create all possible combinations of the set A,B,C,D..,Z with fixed 8 length, and distinct letters! Meaning: ABCFGRTH QPFLDMRB etc... I've tried it ...
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Mathematica forcing user logout under Debian

Whenever I go to open my installation of Mathematica, be it from the menu or command line, my screen immediately goes black and I am shown the system login screen -- a complete user logout. Everything ...
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Opening *.nb file in Maple

The problem is simple but maybe there is solution. I have large file in $Mathematica$ but some calculation I should continue in Maple and I have problem with opening .nb file in Maple. Derivatives ...