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- Subject: [mg77796] Re: [mg77759] StringReplace
- From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2007 06:00:47 -0400 (EDT)
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- Reply-to: drmajorbob at bigfoot.com
The FullForm (or InputForm) of the original sum is:
"\!\(\*UnderoverscriptBox[\(\[Sum]\), \(i = 1\), \(n\)]\) f[i])"
and that, unfortunately, contains more than one "n".
On Sat, 16 Jun 2007 02:26:55 -0500, Bruce Colletti <vze269bv at verizon.net>
> Re Mathematica 6.0 under WinXP.
> Create variable X by:
> - Punching the summation button in the BasicMathInputPalette
> - Filling in the blanks: index i goes from 1 to n, with term f[i]
> - Enclose the whole thing between double quotes, thus making X a string
> variable (or so I thought)
> Now I want to replace n by 3, and so enter:
> The output includes a pink box that replaces the sigma and its bounds.
> Thankfully, the f[i] appears.
> What causes this output and how can I get X to appear, although with n
> replaced by 3?
DrMajorBob at bigfoot.com
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