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Re: Input alias for Surd not working

But it doesn't work on Windows 7.

David Park
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From: Murray Eisenberg [mailto:murray at] 

It works for me in version 9 under OS X 10.8.2. And typing it gives the same
thing as using the "n-th root" button on the Classroom Assistant -- with a
pair of placeholders. 

On Dec 18, 2012, at 2:40 AM, Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at> wrote:

> I learned about the new function Surd in Version 9.
> The docs state that ESCsurdESC shoud be an input alias of this 
> function like Sqrt. But on my System it doesn't work.
> I am on Mac OSX.
> Is this a known issue?

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