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Re: Can't use subscripted variables in function


On 1/14/12 at 2:53 AM, btreat1 at austin.rr.com (DrMajorBob) wrote:

>a[i] is less cluttered than Subscript[a,i], it works better as a
>variable, and it's easier to enter and access.

On my Mac, there is no real difference between entering

a cntrl- i and

a[i]

Both require 4 key strokes

And since I have the front end set to display Traditional
Notation, using true subscripts is less cluttered than a[i].

But your point about access (which I interpret as actually using
subscripts in Mathematica computations) is quite valid which is
why I use subscripts very rarely.




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