Re: typsetting bug still present in Mathematica 7.01
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- Subject: [mg97222] Re: typsetting bug still present in Mathematica 7.01
- From: Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com>
- Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 05:53:26 -0500 (EST)
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On Mar 7, 9:41 am, Jens-Peer Kuska <ku... at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote: > Hi, > > and you are sure that this is a bug ? \[DifferentialD] is an > operator for the total differential and has a build-in meaning > while \[CapitalDifferentialD] has no build in meaning and AFIK > the only use of this character is in a Feynman path integral > to denote "differential like" integration variable over the path. > Since Mathematica can't do path integrals (jet) it is an ordianry > letter like \[Alpha], ... and can combined with other unicode > letters. > Actually it's not just a simple letter, it's an operator without any built-in meaning. Note that the FullForm of the output is CapitalDifferentialD[x] I'd personally expect \[DifferentialD] to behave the same as \ [CapitalDifferentialD] when formatted in StandardForm/TraditionalForm.