- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg8971] Re: [mg8910] Subscripts??
- From: David Withoff <withoff>
- Date: Mon, 6 Oct 1997 01:59:41 -0400
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
> Hello again, > > First I would like to thank all of those who helped me with my questions > before (Union and Precision) It helped me alot. > > So now for the new question: How to use Subscripts?? > > Subscripts are a very nice and practical idea but gives me some hard time. > > 1. Subscript[A,1] // N gives Subscript[A,1.] :(( > Or: Subscript[A,E] // N gives Subscript[A,2.7...] > > 2. Giving N[Subscript[a_,n_Integer]]:=Subscript[a,n] Does not work. > > 3. So you tell me I should use the Utilities`Notation` package, here we go: > > <<Utilities`Notation` > Symbolize[A_1] << Ok put here a subscript. > > But now: > Symbolize[A_2] > > gives : > > Symbolize::"boxSymbolExists": > "Warning: The box structure attempting to be symbolized has a similar > or \ identical symbol already defined, possibly overriding previously > symbolized \ box structure." > > ??? > > And effectively if you try and use these kind of variables together you > will have some really hard time (some would be undefined). > > So how do I get out of all this?? > > Thank you again. I think that what you did here will work fine. I didn't find any trouble with it when I tried it. The warning message is just that -- a warning, sort of like a spelling message. If you could describe any difficulties that you've had with this, then perhaps I could make some more specific comments about it. Dave Withoff Wolfram Research