Re: Converting an expression to a list of terms?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg71500] Re: [mg71463] Converting an expression to a list of terms?*From*: János <janos.lobb at yale.edu>*Date*: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 18:12:03 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200611200743.CAA09240@smc.vnet.net>

On Nov 20, 2006, at 2:43 AM, AES wrote: > How to convert an expression consisting of a sum of terms in an Output > cell: > > A + B - C + . . . > > (where A, B, C are themselves product expressions) to a list > > {A, B, -C, . . . } > > in some easier fashion than doing it by hand using Find and Replace? My newbie approach would be: In[1]:= expr = a + b - c + d - e; In[2]:= Table[expr[[i]], {i, 1, Length[expr]}] Out[2]= {a, b, -c, d, -e} János ---------------------------------------------- Trying to argue with a politician is like lifting up the head of a corpse. (S. Lem: His Master Voice)

**References**:**Converting an expression to a list of terms?***From:*AES <siegman@stanford.edu>