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Re: can't find info about & /@ %

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  • Subject: [mg121886] Re: can't find info about & /@ %
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 04:19:31 -0400 (EDT)
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  • References: <201110050759.DAA06921@smc.vnet.net>

&/@% are actually 3 operators: &, /@, and %.  They are shorthand for Function, Map and Last[Out[]], to get help, double click on the expression, which will highlight the correct subexpression so you don't have to learn that the Map symbol is two characters.  Then right click and select get help.

Regards,
Ssezi

On Oct 5, 2011, at 3:59 AM, Richard Cohen <cohenrich at gmail.com> wrote:

> First[Options[#, "ColorSpace"] & /@ %]
> could someone please explain the use of these  & /@ %
> i've looked everywhere to no avail.
> rich
>



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