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Re: Newbie

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg24496] Re: Newbie
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 03:01:39 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8l3fu0$l07@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

remove the ; at the end of your command

D[x^2,x]


and *not*

D[x^2,x];

And look in the manual about CompoundExpression[] and the short
form ";".

Regards
  Jens
WantToKnowPlease wrote:
> 
> I've just started using mathematica....
> When I type a command and press (shift)+(enter) I don't see any output
> unless I preceded the command by print command
> D[x^2];(shift)+(enter) doesn't do anything !!(at least I can't see what it
> does)
> Print[D[x^2]];(shift)+(enter) prints 2 x
> 
> any help is greatly appreciated


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