Re: copying

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg45819] Re: copying*From*: drbob at bigfoot.com (Bobby R. Treat)*Date*: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 01:53:24 -0500 (EST)*References*: <butdo6$9qu$1@smc.vnet.net> <bv00pm$jg4$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Just to clarify: Omega Consulting wrote that palette, and posted it here a year or two ago. Bobby Harold.Noffke at wpafb.af.mil (Harold Noffke) wrote in message news:<bv00pm$jg4$1 at smc.vnet.net>... > David: > > I added Bobby Treat's InputForm palette to my library. > > One reason I prefer to post plaintext from a MathKernel or MS-DOS > window is that subscript/superscript expressions print more > intuitively than from the InputForm palette. > > Consider the following example from "Built-in Functions > Algebraic > Computation > Calculus > Derivative", equation 11. > > > Using the InputForm palette, we have this raw text ... > > In[11]:= > Derivative[1, 2, 3][h][x, y, z] > Out[11]= > a*(b - 1)*b*(c - 2)*(c - 1)*c* > x^(a - 1)*y^(b - 2)* > z^(c - 3) > > > Using a MathKernel TextForm window, we have this raw text ... > > In[11]:= Derivative[1, 2, 3][h][x, y, z] > > -1 + a -2 + b -3 + c > Out[11]= a (-1 + b) b (-2 + c) (-1 + c) c x y z > > > To my eye, the TextForm expression is more intuitively and rapidly > read than Bobby's "PaletteForm" expression. That's why I recommend it > for postings. > > Best wishes, > Harold