Re: signs in the mathematica output

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg92475] Re: signs in the mathematica output*From*: Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 18:31:04 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <gbulqi$lcr$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 1, 4:04 am, Simone Moriconi <simone.moric... at eco.unipmn.it> wrote: > Hello everybody! I have a problem in using the Mathematica Package which = is probably a bit stupid but very annoying when you have long expressions.. > > When I "FullSimplify" big equations, in the output the negative sign is a= lways put aside i.e. if I do something like: > > FullSimplify[(1-s)(1-a)] > > I obtain > > (-1+s)(-1+a). > > Which is very confusing with long and tedius expressions. Does anybody kn= ow a way to solve this problem? > Try settings the output format to TranditionalForm (Preferences -> Evaluation -> Input and Output)