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Re: Re: Re: A symbol for Floor

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  • Subject: [mg36615] Re: [mg36575] Re: [mg36553] Re: A symbol for Floor
  • From: Jack Goldberg <jackgold at umich.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 23:33:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Group;

First a thank you to all those who pointed out to me (and others
apparently) about the various ways to input the symbolic form of Floor.

On a larger note, it surprises me that no one has yet published a book on
how to use Mathematica to write a technical document.  The number of questions
that appear on this board concerning the details of "how to do it"
suggests the need for such documentation.  I'm speculating when I say that
many users give up in frustration and go back to (or learn) Latex.  At
least there are bookcases full of "learning Latex".  I myself have 5!

I don't mean this to sound like a rant, but using Mathematica to publish a
document is, for most of us, not worth the effort.

Jack



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