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Re: subscripted function variables

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  • Subject: [mg50299] Re: subscripted function variables
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 06:50:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <cghfns$jdp$>
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


look what the notation package can do for you


(* now enter Subsrcipt[u,1] and use the Symbolize[]
  function form the Notation Palette *)

\!\(f[\(u\_1\) : Blank[]] := u\_1\^2\)

now it will work.


Christopher Grinde wrote:
> Is there a way to use subscriptewd variable names in functions?
> I have tried
> f[Subscript[u,1]_]:=Subscript[u,1]^2
> but I am not able to make this work.
> Any tip would be highly appreciated as I have a code that generates a high
> number of functions using Subscript[u,1]->Subscript[u,n] as variables.
> Christopher Grinde

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