# Questions tagged [mathematica]

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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### Z value on Plot3D

How can I add a Z value on a Plot3D graph on Wolfram Mathematica? I am currently trying to graph the absolute value of the complex gamma function.
My graph of the absolute value of the complex gamma ...

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### Why can't I authenticate my SSH connection? Credentials and keygen both not working

I'm writing a bit confused because I've tried everything. Let me know if I'm missing any critical information for you to help me.
I'm trying to SSH into my Cyberpower PDU (device probably not ...

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### Can't write on samba server with Mathematica

Hello fellow home office workers,
I am accessing a samba server through vpn in thunar on manjaro linux. Whenever I open a Mathematica file I can open it, but as soon as I want to save I get an error ...

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### How to get different color for different branches in a plot in MatLab, Mathematica and Desmos

I am trying to obtain slab-waveguide dispersion plot like this (dashed line):
I tried following code in Matlab:
function main
fimplicit (@(x,y)f(x,y),[0 10])
end
function fun = f(x,y)
nc=1.45; %...

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### Encoding a PDF using matrix multiplication

I need to encode a patent application in a PDF file using matrix multiplication on Mathematica so I can save it on a cloud storage service so my partner can download the encoded file in Asia and ...

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### Excel formula for sum of income over multiple years adjusted for inflation

I have the income X, and the number of years in the future Y, and the inflation Z. I can calculate the compound interest simply by CI(Y) = X*(1+Z)^Y for any given year, but how can I construct a ...

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### Tag Graphics in is Protected

The graph is not showing, I don't know what to do with: "Tag Graphics in is Protected"?

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### Windows 7 Shell : get accumulated page faults of process

I want to read the (accumulated) pagefaults of a process from the windows shell to decide when to kill it. The process will start dynamically.
I found the killing part (e.g. here: How to monitor and ...

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### How to send one program to sleep mode (but keep the rest of OS alive)

Is there a way to send only one program to sleep mode (in this case mathematica on linux) and keep the rest of the operating system alive?

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### extrapolation of logarithmic graph

I need to extrapolate the following graph.
Could someone help me with the formula for the logarithmic graph?

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### How to Print charts in Mathematica 10 Report Generator?

I want to be able to collect the resulting plots from an evaluated notebook into another notebook with only the output I specify. Basically I want to be able to evaluate a notebook and collect ...

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### How to constuct Taylor expansion of arbitrary function in Matlab?

I am reading a book titled "Homotopy Analysis Method in Nonlinear Differential Equation" by Shijun Liao. In chapter 13 Application in Finance: American Put Option, there is appendix about mathematica ...

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### How to set MATLAB R2015a as the default program for opening mfiles?

I have Mathematica 10.2 and MATLAB R2015a installed on my computer and unfortunately MATLAB m-files are recognized as Mathematica notebooks by the window.
When I right-click on an m-file and choose ...

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### How to read Wolfram CDF file in CDF player?

I would like see the source code how the project The Causal Interpretation of Exciting an Atom by Absorption of Intense Light has been done.
I have CDF player in my system but I cannot play directly ...

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### wrong value from atan2 function in excel

I am trying to calculate the angle between two latitudes and longitudes but I am getting wrong result of atan2(X,Y) when used on Excel.
β = atan2(X,Y) = atan2(0.05967668696, -0.00681261948)
It ...

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### Draw 3D bar plot in Mathematica

I want to draw a 3D bar plot in mathematica as shown in the following link
XYZ 3D-chart in Excel
How do you create a grid and create a cylinder chart? I was able to do in a different way in ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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:
/home/wcbao/M/Wolfram/...

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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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### Why is process not being displayed by TOP

I am running a Mathematica script (this question probably doesn't fit in Mathematica.SE however) and I know that it generally takes up a lot of RAM and loads up my cores. However, althought pgrep ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### How to define function different in Mathematica

I want to define function in Mathematica on different way.
Actually, if I already have functions a and b. How can I print
the value in some point of function f but without defining functions
a and b ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### Printing data in Mathematica

I have one problem about printing data in Mathematica. If the line so long for example
S=...

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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 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 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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### Set::write: Tag Plus in <something> is Protected [closed]

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. >>
Solve::...

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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 plus....

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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 to make “Real number symbol” (ℝ) in Mathematica

How can I write the "Real number symbol" ℝ in Mathematica?

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### Is there a program that can represent functions as sound? [closed]

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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### 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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### 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 ctrl+/)...

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### Get equation for graphic [closed]

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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### 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 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 OK:...