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Re: Input alias for Surd not working

Also works for me under Windows 7 (running in a Parallels Desktop 8 virtual machine on a Mac running OS X 10.8.2).

On Dec 19, 2012, at 8:14 AM, djmpark <djmpark at> wrote:

> But it doesn't work on Windows 7.
> 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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