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Re: expression formatting inside tables


This does it:

Clear[foo]
foo[x_Integer] := x^2
TableForm[Table[
    {foo[ToString[i]], foo[i]},
    {i, 5}]]

Just make sure foo has no value for strings, and you're in.

Bobby

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 03:12:53 -0500 (EST), Trevor Baca <trevorbaca at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi mathgroup folks,
>
> let
>
>   foo[x_] := x^2
>
> then how to easily tableize the following?
>
>   foo[1]   1
>   foo[2]   4
>   foo[3]   9
>   foo[4]   16
>   foo[5]   25
>
> because neither
>
>   Table[{HoldForm[foo[i]], foo[i]}, {i, 5}] // TableForm
>
> nor
>
>   Table[{foo[HoldForm[i]], foo[i]}, {i, 5}] // TableForm
>
> did what i was expecting.
>
> trevor
>
>
>
>



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