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Re: Re: Re: Replace and ReplaceAll -- simple

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  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 05:38:28 -0500 (EST)
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Good to know.


On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 02:16:25 -0600, Murray Eisenberg  
<murray at> wrote:

> If you search for "atom" in the Documentation Center, the first thing
> you'll find is AtomQ.  The term "atom", with a lower-case "a", appears
> in examples there.
> But you'll find no entry for "Atom" as a built-in symbol.
> AES wrote:
>> In article <hhc79g$2np$1 at>,
>>  DrMajorBob <btreat1 at> wrote:
>>> -1. is a Real, hence an Atom, so it has no subordinate parts.
>>> Bobby
>> Thanks -- except, after digging out and reading the Basic Objects
>> tutorial (which was useful), I think you mean "hence an atomic object"?
>> Is "Atom" a defined term in Mathematica?  The tutorial doesn't seem to
>> use it.
>> [And as an aside, is the shaded table of atomic objects in this tutorial
>> supposed to be a *complete* list of *all* the atomic objects in
>> Mathematica?  I'm never clear whether these shaded lists are supposed to
>> contain all, or just some, of the objects they illustrate.].

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