Re: Symbolize

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg31761] Re: [mg31731] Symbolize*From*: Daniel Lichtblau <danl at wolfram.com>*Date*: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 02:44:31 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200111290513.AAA22218@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Blimbaum Jerry DLPC wrote: > > For some reason the Symbolize command in the Notations Package > duzznt work....I have version 4.1 Mathematica with Windows 2000...has anyone > else experienced this problem? I have removed Mathematica many times over > and reloaded it but still get the same problem...so for example, if i want > to symbolize subscripted variables and then ask for their Head I still get > the output Subscript rather then symbol...is there anything that I can do > to track this problem down? I also have Matlab on my machine and wonder > whether there's some kind of conflict in reading .m files... > Another question: why duzz the following not work , i.e. give me > x + b + (a + y) I rather then just returning the original > expression....I realize that it can be dunn using ComplexExpand and that's > what i ended up using but i was surprised that Collect didnt work... > > Collect[x + I y + I a + b, I] where I is the imaginary symbol.... > > thanks Jerry Blimbaum NSWC Panama City, Fl The Collect issue was covered in the note located at http://library.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/1998/May/msg00213.html Daniel Lichtblau Wolfram Research

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