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Re: Readability confuses mathematica?
In article <botcm2$ci7$1 at smc.vnet.net>, patrick.m.lahey at aero.org (patrick_m_lahey) wrote: > I am new to mathematica so perhaps there is a simple answer to this > > Consider: > > In:= D[x-x0,x] > > except that x0 is really x ctrl-- 0 (x subscript 0). Normally that > would be a completely independent variable from x but not according to > mathematica! > > Out=1-Subscript(1,0)[x,0] > > (the (1,0) is a superscript of Subscript). > > One of the things that attracted me to mathematica was the ability to > work with expressions that closely mirrored the true expressions of > interest (a readability issue really...). > > Is there anything that can be done here? You could use Symbolize in the excellent Utilities`Notation` package. Cheers, Paul -- Paul Abbott Phone: +61 8 9380 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 9380 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul