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Re: Primed Symbols in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg93750] Re: Primed Symbols in Mathematica
  • From: mark mcclure <mcmcclur at unca.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 06:45:44 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ggdqs9$kk$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Nov 24, 4:07 am, "David Park" <djmp... at comcast.net> wrote:
> Notice that if you type
>
> x\[Prime]   or x\[DoublePrime]
>
> into Mathematica you obtain a perfectly good Symbol that can
> be used in any Mathematica expression. And you could use any
> other leading character(s) instead of x. The only trouble is
> that the Prime and DoublePrime sit at too low a level and
> therefore this does not look good.

These symbols are meant to be used as superscripts.  At least,
that was the convention used by MiER and TMJ.

Mark McClure


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