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Re: writing text and formula in mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg58847] Re: [mg58836] writing text and formula in mathematica
  • From: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 03:07:54 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at>
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This is rather tedious but possible
start a text cell
as we know a=a=5 and b=b=7 so a+b=a+b
now select the part a=5 and press CTRL-SHIFT-ENTER (evaluate in place)
and then repeat this for b=7 and then for the right handside of a+b
(without the equal sign)
you will get the wanted phrase

On 7/20/05, symbio <symbio at> wrote:
> A basic question, but I can't seem to get it based on mathematica's
> instructions for writing "inline text".  I'm trying to type text and formula
> in the same line, but it doesn't come out right, please help, see below:
> In[2]:=
> \!\(\*
> RowBox[{
> RowBox[{This is text, then formula: , " ", "a"}], "+",
> RowBox[{
> "b", " ",
> and text again, but after shift-enter, it loses order, why?}]}]\)
> I get errors after executing above.  I just wanna be able to write text and
> formula in same paragraph, then execute and get the text in order originally
> typed along with executed formula like below:
> Example scenario:
> Input: We know a=5, and b=2, then we know sum of two is: a+b
> Output: We know a=5, and b=2, then we know sum of two is: 7
> that simple, but can't get it to work.

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