Re: Re: Help Mathematica

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• Subject: [mg54928] Re: [mg54900] Re: Help Mathematica
• From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
• Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 00:56:31 -0500 (EST)
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```Here are two ways to do it:

Pattern[#,Blank[]]&/@{x1,x2,x3}

{x1_,x2_,x3_}

ToExpression[ToString[#]<>"_"&/@{x1,x2,x3}]

{x1_,x2_,x3_}

Bobby

On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 01:34:44 -0500 (EST), Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net> wrote:

> On 3/4/05 at 5:07 AM, robynobile at gmail.com (Awgn78) wrote:
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>> How i can obtain a list {x1_,x2_,x3_} from a list {x1, x2, x3}...
>
> You can't. The '_' character is a special purpose character in Mathematica and cannot be used as part of a symbol name.
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> Of course you could do something like ToString[#]<>"_"&/@{x1, x2, x3}. But I doubt having a list of strings is what you want.
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> If you indicated what your overall goal is, I or someone else here might be able to suggest a solution to the problem.
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