Re: How do I stop Mathematica changing the format of fractions in Input cells?
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- Subject: [mg125791] Re: How do I stop Mathematica changing the format of fractions in Input cells?
- From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
- Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 04:28:11 -0400 (EDT)
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On 31/03/2012 09:45, John Browne wrote: > I am writing a notebook where I want to display some expressions in > Input cells, in the 2-D fractional numerator-over-denominator format. > > However, I find that when I open the notebook again some time later, > Mathematica has of its own accord decided to rewrite some of the > fractions in the 1-D format using a "/". I have not been able to pin > down precisely under what circumstances this happens, but it might be > happening when the numerator and/or denominator gets over a certain > length (or perhaps complexity). My trials have failed to find a reliable > pattern of behaviour. > > The Input cells are not entered to create Output. They are just used for > typesetting. Expressions copied from these Input cells into other Cell > styles also show the same problem. > > Is there some option I can set for the affected cells (or the whole > notebook) to tell Mathematica to leave them formatted just as I compose > them? > > John > I suspect you need to produce a reproducible example for anyone to explore this. One way might be to create a notebook programatically that shows the change of format when it is saved - otherwise any notebook that you produce will be morphed before someone can look at it. David Bailey http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk