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Re: a question about subscript

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  • Subject: [mg57950] Re: a question about subscript
  • From: Roland Franzius <roland.franzius at>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 05:51:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Hannover
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Zhou Jiang schrieb:
> Hi,  my friends,
> I want to take the advantage of the subscript in Mathematica 5.1.
> I defined a function like the following:
> v[t_]=t+t1
> Since this is a plane text, I cannot type in the subscript t1 (i.e., t sub 1) for you. This is so simple which represents a time translocation of t1. I want Mathematica to compute v[0] and it is supposed to give t1 (ie. t sub 1).  I typed in v[0] but Mathematica gives me 01 (i.e., 0 sub 1). Obviously it is not the correct answer. Can anyone give me some insight of this delima? Thanks a lot.

Since my posting didn't appear to appear I post again

Instead of using the notation packet I prefer to use fixed strings. Typo 
looks the same



     RowBox[{"3", "+",
       SubscriptBox["\<\"t\"\>", "1"]}]], "Output",

The string "t" cannot be confused with the pattern name in t_.


Roland Franzius

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