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"Leibnitz" from for partial differentiation?

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  • Subject: [mg61188] "Leibnitz" from for partial differentiation?
  • From: "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons at globalsymmetry.com>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 01:42:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Much of the literature I'm looking at uses partial derivative notation
expressed by FractionBox["\[PartialD]", RowBox[{"\[PartialD]", "x"}]]. 
Likewise for the total derivative. d/dt.  IIRC, there is a Mathematica
notational form which displays and perhaps accepts this form of derivative
notaton.  ?*Form gave me several hits, but none that I've tried so far seem
to be working.  Does anybody know which notational form to use for this? 
Is it in a package?
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