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Re: copying

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg45828] Re: copying
  • From: drbob at bigfoot.com (Bobby R. Treat)
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 01:53:42 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <butdo6$9qu$1@smc.vnet.net> <bv00pm$jg4$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

If all we wanted to do with the e-mails is READ them, you might be
right. Actually, though, we often want to copy and paste them back
into Mathematica.

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


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