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RE: Newbie

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  • Subject: [mg24499] RE: [mg24490] Newbie
  • From: "Harvey P. Dale" <hpd1 at>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 03:01:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

The semicolon suppresses output.  Try D[x^2] and (shift)+(enter).

Good luck.


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From: 	WantToKnowPlease [mailto:replyNewsGroubPlease at] 
To: mathgroup at
Sent:	Wednesday, July 19, 2000 1:22 AM
To:	mathgroup at
Subject:	[mg24490] Newbie

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
Print[D[x^2]];(shift)+(enter) prints 2 x

any help is greatly appreciated

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