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Re: Precedence

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  • Subject: [mg60315] Re: Precedence
  • From: Cca <cca at>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 06:06:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


>I know I can attach a TagBox to the CenterDot to force it to
>have lower precedence, but that ruins the convenience of typing
>esc-.-esc to get the dot.

Take a look at

where I recently talked about entering complex notation through buttons or aliases. For instance, 
you could try something like

".":> (yourBoxExpressionHere)


You can also put the expression

".":> (yourBoxExpressionHere)

on a stylesheet or define it globally (use $FrontEnd instead of InputNotebook[] above). Another solution is to alter the file

Carlos César de Araújo
Gregos & Troianos Educacional
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
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