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Re: docs on bracket shapes

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg18130] Re: docs on bracket shapes
  • From: paulh at wolfram.com (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 00:51:37 -0400
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <7ka75d$io9@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <7ka75d$io9 at smc.vnet.net>, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> writes:

> Mathematica ver. 2.x in print documented the various shaped cell
> brackets -- the ornaments indicating active/inactive, initialization,
> sound, etc.  Mathematica 3.x did not, and a number of users called
> attention to that omission.
> 
> Unless I am mistaken, the new ver. 4.0, once again, fails to document
> the kinds of brackets.  If I am correct, why is this simple matter still
> not attended to?
> 
> (This is not a matter of idle curiosity.  My students have repeatedly
> asked about this over the several years I have been teaching with ver.
> 3.0 and 3.0.1.)

This MathSource item may be of interest to you.

http://www.mathsource.com/Content/General/Tutorials/Programming/0209-810

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P.J. Hinton	
Mathematica Programming Group		paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.


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