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Re: TableForm vs. Slot

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  • Subject: [mg25772] Re: [mg25754] TableForm vs. Slot
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:30:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In a message dated 10/21/2000 3:37:59 PM, gorni at writes:

>Here is some (to me) surprising output:
>TableForm[{#}]   gives    StandardForm
>TableForm[{#2}]    gives    {Left, Baseline}
>TableForm[{#3}]   gives    DirectedInfinity[1]
>Guess what happens with TableForm[{#4}], TableForm[{#5}] ...,
>or with MatrixForm[{{#}}], MatrixForm[{{# + 1}}]
>I wonder if there a way to show a list containing Slot
>(*not* inside a Function) in a tabular format.

This may be what you want:

  Table[{"#" <> ToString[n], 
      ToExpression["TableForm[{#" <> ToString[n] <> "}]"]}, {n, 5}], 
  TableHeadings -> {None, 
      StyleForm[#, FontWeight -> "Bold"] & /@ {"Slot", "Value(s)"}}]

Bob Hanlon

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