Re: I think Omitting the multiplication sign is a big mistake

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg120325] Re: I think Omitting the multiplication sign is a big mistake*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 06:55:21 -0400 (EDT)

I thought it was now the default -- but only for actual numbers, not symbols. The relevant option is: Formatting Options > Expression Formatting > Display Options > AutoMultiplicationSymbol On 7/18/11 6:14 AM, David Bailey wrote: > On 15/07/2011 09:09, Murray Eisenberg wrote: >> With current versions of Mathematica, of course, you get a >> multiplication sign between adjacent numbers by default. And it's a >> "real" multiplication sign -- the kind that looks like an x (no serifs) >> -- and not the computerese * symbol. >> > > I don't see that explicit multiplication sign - certainly not on the > default notebook that opens when you start Mathematica. However, I know > I have seen it somewhere - do you know how to turn it on? > > David Bailey > http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305