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Re: What characters are allowed in mathematica variable names? i.e. how


On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 8:16 AM, djmpark <djmpark at comcast.net> wrote:

> Jesse,
>
> Here are several possibilities, which you can track down on the following
> Help pages.
>
> guide/SpecialCharacters
> guide/NonPrintingCharacters
> ref/character/LetterSpace
> guide/TextualForms
> ref/character/UnderBracket
>


Thanks for the pointers.  It seems like Mathematica has a great list of all
of the escaped characters it can put into text (along with the escape
sequence), but doesn't have a list of valid non-escaped characters.  Are
only alpha-numeric letters allowed as non-escaped characters in a variable
name?

I was looking for an EBNF definition for mathematica that might let me read
the list, but I can't find that either.




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