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Re: Notations and Symbols

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  • Subject: [mg89399] Re: Notations and Symbols
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 02:33:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <g2dbpa$9pu$1@smc.vnet.net>

Ekta Obheroi wrote:

> I had some code working in Mathematica 5.2 however, its not working
> in 6.0.
> 
> THe following worked in 5.2:
> 
> Notation[: =E2=9F=B9=
>  Null]
> 
> and
> 
> Notation[=E2=9F=B6 =E2=9F=B9 Null]
> 
> However, these do not work in 6.0. I get the following error:
> "The following input cell could not be processed, possibly due to
> syntax error(s)."

On my system, the expressions you posted are not rendered correctly: I 
have got plenty of of =E2 and the like characters. They are not very 
readable and make it hard to reproduce the error!

You should use the _InputForm_ when copying an expression from a 
Mathematica notebook to an email client: select the cell(s) you want to 
include in your email, then within the *Cell* menu select either 
*Convert To* or *Display As* and choose *InputForm*. Finally, copy and 
paste as usual.

Regards,
-- Jean-Marc


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