Re: Generate #s

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg111381] Re: Generate #s*From*: Francisco Gutierrez <fgutiers2002 at yahoo.com>*Date*: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 06:45:31 -0400 (EDT)

Many thanks to Jos=E9 and other group members who sent me helpful ideas (as always) to solve my query. Fg --- On Sat, 7/17/10, Jos=E9 Luis G=F3mez Mu=F1oz <jose.luis.gomez at itesm.mx>wrote: From: Jos=E9 Luis G=F3mez Mu=F1oz <jose.luis.gomez at itesm.mx> Subject: [mg111381] [mg111032] Re: Generate #s To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Date: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 7:18 AM I assume that you know that # has a special meaning in Mathematica ( arguments of pure functions, see http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Slot.html ) and that you know that the correct syntax for this meaning is #1, #5, #7, etc. and that #[[1]],#[[2]], etc. is NOT correct, then you can generate your list with the correct syntax with the following command: Map[Slot, {1, 5, 7, 9}] Or with this: example=={1,5,7,9} Map[Slot,example] HTH Jose Mexico -----Mensaje original----- De: Francisco Gutierrez [mailto:fgutiers2002 at yahoo.com] Enviado el: Viernes, 16 de Julio de 2010 04:16 a.m. Para: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Asunto: [mg110988] Generate #s Dear Group: Suppose I have a list of ordered integers: example=={1,5,7,9} Based on it, I want to generate a list of the form: {#[[1]], #[[5]],#[[7]],#[[9]]} I tested with simple things like: Table[#[[example[[i]]]], {i,1,Length[example]}] to no avail. How can I do it?