Re: Is Format[ ,TeXForm] broken?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg90289] Re: Is Format[ ,TeXForm] broken?*From*: m.r at inbox.ru*Date*: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 04:00:27 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <g4fhur$9r9$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jul 2, 4:32 am, Will Robertson <wsp... at gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > > I'd like to be able to customise the exporting of my Mathematica > expressions to LaTeX, but it doesn't seem to work like I expect: > > Format[AA,TeXForm]="BB"; > TeXForm[AA] > > Results in "\text{BB}". So far so good. But: > > TeXForm[AA+x] > > Results in "\text{AA}+x". The explicit TeXForm Format isn't applied to > built-up expressions. > > I'm using Mathematica 6.0.2. Is this fixed in 6.0.3? > > Now, I can use this to approximate what I want: > > Format[AA]="BB" > > In this case both TeXForm outputs above show the expected result > (\text{BB} in both). But I don't really want to do that, because then > my Mathematica output will get rather messy (I use short names in Mathema= tica > and longer macro names in LaTeX to get consistent formatting). > > Many thanks, > Will The converter uses TraditionalForm, so you can add the definitions for TraditionalForm Format or MakeBoxes: Format[AA, TraditionalForm] = "BB"; TeXForm[AA + x] Maxim Rytin m.r at inbox.ru