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Re: Feynman slash notation

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  • Subject: [mg91350] Re: Feynman slash notation
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 06:39:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g7uo34$5ut$1@smc.vnet.net>

Shaun Culver wrote:
> I need to insert the slash notation into a Mathematica document. Does
> Mathematica support this?
> 
One answer would be to use the fact that since version 6.0 it has been 
possible to use graphics objects in expressions. The following 
represents A-slash + B:

Interpretation[
   Graphics[{Text[Style["A", FontSize -> 14], {0, 0}],
     Text[Style["/", FontSize -> 14], {0, 0}]}, ImageSize -> 20],
   ASlash] + B

The interpretation box ensures that the kernel 'sees' a symbol 
corresponding to A-slash.

Unfortunately you would need to adjust the font size to suit the size of 
the surrounding font.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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