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Re: Default Input / Output and TraditionalForm

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  • Subject: [mg96466] Re: Default Input / Output and TraditionalForm
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 03:09:05 -0500 (EST)
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you may e.g. try :


Format[Exp[x_]] := "e^" x

regards, Daniel

fizzy wrote:

>  Thank you....that was what I wanted...I was referring to the commands under the Cell heading....


> Another question about TraditionalForm output....sometimes the output for Exp[a] is e^a, sometimes its exp(a).....I want to set the output to e^a....I tried the following , which doesnt work....


> Format[Exp[a_]]:=e^a


> how would I do that?.....note my Default Input is set to StandardForm....


> thank s again....Jerry blimbaum




> Setting the Default Input and Output Format were available in v 5.2  but 

>> not in v6 or later....


>> what happened to it?


> Jerry,


> Have you tried menu -> Edit (if under Windows or menu Mathematica if you 

> are using Mac OS X) -> Preferences -> Evaluation -> Input and Output?

>>From there one can change the format type of new input and output cells

> to TraditionalForm or OutputForm for instance.


> Or are you talking about something else such as style sheets?


> Regards,

> --Jean-Marc


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