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Re: Subscript vs SubscriptBox

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  • Subject: [mg69028] Re: Subscript vs SubscriptBox
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 01:23:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ecoon7$2td$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


Subscript[] is a Mathematica function, SupscriptBox[] is a
box that is used by the FrontEnd to render a subscript.

Chris Chiasson wrote:
> Could someone explain in detail what the difference between Subscript
> and SubscriptBox is? FullDefinition was not too helpful. The help for
> Subscript redirects to SubscriptBox.

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