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Re: Input alias for Surd not working

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  • From: Helen Read <readhpr at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 03:24:48 -0500 (EST)
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ESCsurdESC does not work for me (Windows).

Autocomplete beginning with ESCs does not find it either.


Although typing in Surd[] is probably just as easy anyway.

Helen Read
University of Vermont


On 12/19/2012 4:56 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> 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.
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> On Dec 18, 2012, at 2:40 AM, Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at t-online.de> wrote:
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>> 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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