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Re: Conclusion: Mathematica will output plain text


It's dumb to have ANY undocumented functions in the default package load.

Part of the problem is that the help browser is only a keyword index, not a 
search tool.

Bobby

On Sat, 08 Mar 2003 14:21:10 -0700, Carlos Felippa 
<carlos at titan.Colorado.EDU> wrote:

> on 3/8/03 1:20 PM, Dr Bob at drbob at bigfoot.com wrote:
>
>> TextForm is undocumented, and that really seems dumb.
>>
> Yes, a pity because at least for me it seems useful.  Sometimes
> one wants to connect output of Mathematica with downstream codes, without
> any superfluous formatting characters.  That's the Unix approach.
>
>> Sometimes I get around the THOUSANDS of keywords missing from the 
>> installed
>> help files by searching at the online Documentation Center --- but that
>> doesn't help with TextForm.  There are no articles about it.
>>
>> However, a search of the MathGroup archives yields 20 matches, some of
>> which should be useful.
>>
>> You can't search for it unless you already know its name, of course.
>>
>> Bobby
>>
>>
>> On Sat, 8 Mar 2003 02:52:27 -0500 (EST), Carlos Felippa
>
>



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Bobby R. Treat



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