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Re: Converting result to ASCII-art

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg57026] Re: [mg56925] Converting result to ASCII-art
  • From: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 03:53:07 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200505100742.DAA08356@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Duid you tryTeXForm[]?
also printing into a postscript file can later be converted to a pdf
file, quite easily.
The following is a TexForm output of the required result. you may send
it and the other side copy it into a latex file. There is no line
wrapping of any kind here
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\left\{-\frac{b}{4 a}-\frac{1}{2} \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4
a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3 \sqrt[3]{2}
a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27
   d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}}-\frac{1}{2}
\sqrt{\frac{b^2}{2 a^2}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
\sqrt[3]{2} a}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27
   d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b
c)^3}}}-\frac{-\frac{b^3}{a^3}-\frac{8 c}{a}}{4
   \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4 a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
   \sqrt[3]{2} a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d
b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3
   b c)^3}}}}}},-\frac{b}{4 a}-\frac{1}{2} \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4
a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3 \sqrt[3]{2}
a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27
   d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}}+\frac{1}{2}
\sqrt{\frac{b^2}{2 a^2}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
\sqrt[3]{2} a}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27
   d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b
c)^3}}}-\frac{-\frac{b^3}{a^3}-\frac{8 c}{a}}{4
   \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4 a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
   \sqrt[3]{2} a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d
b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3
   b c)^3}}}}}},-\frac{b}{4 a}+\frac{1}{2} \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4
a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3 \sqrt[3]{2}
a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27
   d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}}-\frac{1}{2}
\sqrt{\frac{b^2}{2 a^2}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
\sqrt[3]{2} a}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27
   d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b
c)^3}}}+\frac{-\frac{b^3}{a^3}-\frac{8 c}{a}}{4
   \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4 a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
   \sqrt[3]{2} a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d
b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3
   b c)^3}}}}}},-\frac{b}{4 a}+\frac{1}{2} \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4
a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3 \sqrt[3]{2}
a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27
   d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}}+\frac{1}{2}
\sqrt{\frac{b^2}{2 a^2}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
   c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
\sqrt[3]{2} a}-\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27
   d b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b
c)^3}}}+\frac{-\frac{b^3}{a^3}-\frac{8 c}{a}}{4
   \sqrt{\frac{b^2}{4 a^2}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{27 d b^2+27 a
c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3 b c)^3}}}{3
   \sqrt[3]{2} a}+\frac{\sqrt[3]{2} (4 a d-b c)}{a \sqrt[3]{27 d
b^2+27 a c^2+\sqrt{\left(27 d b^2+27 a c^2\right)^2-4 (12 a d-3
   b c)^3}}}}}}\right\}
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yehuda
yehuda

On 5/10/05, DJ Craig <spit at djtricities.com> wrote:
> When running MathKernel from command line in OS X, it shows expressions
> kind of like ASCII-art.  I have a very long equation that I need to
> convert to ASCII, but when doing this the way I normally do, using
> Terminal and copying and pasting, it comes out looking like a mess,
> because it does too much line wrapping.  What I am trying to display is
> the result of:
> Solve[a x^4+b x^3+c x+d==0,x]
> I've tried displaying this in command line with and without MatrixForm.
>  Is there some other form that I should try?
> What I really need is some way that I can send this result to someone
> (who doesn't have Mathematica, MathReader, or any type of MathML
> reader), so that they can copy and paste out of it.  A PDF would be
> fine, but when I use Print to create a PDF, the PDF that it creates
> can't be read by either Preview or Acrobat.
> 
>


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