Re: Typesetting in Mathematica (TraditionalForm typesetting?)

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125693] Re: Typesetting in Mathematica (TraditionalForm typesetting?)*From*: Brentt <brenttnewman at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 02:58:55 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <201203280959.EAA11124@smc.vnet.net>

Oh that works. That helps a lot thanks :) I guess the only think remaining: is there anyway to turn a cell into DisplayForm using a keyboard shortcut? Is there a way to define custom shortcuts if one doesn't already exist? On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>wrote: > You do NOT have to evaluate an Input cell in order to convert it to > TraditionalForm! Just select it (or all Input cells, if you wish), and use > the menu item Cell > Convert To > Traditional Form. > > > > On 3/28/12 5:59 AM, Brentt wrote: > >> Summary of question: Is there a cell style that can do TraditionalForm >> like >> typesetting (without first evaluating an input cell?) And if this >> capability exists, can the functionality be bound to a key combination >> (shortcut)? >> ================ >> >> Hi, I've been trying to use Mathematica for taking class notes and >> homework >> assignments lately. In general I've found it faster than typing things up >> in LaTeX and it has passable typesetting quality, but there is one minor >> issue I've been having that I've not been able to find a solution to in >> the >> docs: >> >> I can't figure out how to do a good "non-inline" formulas (off-line?), >> something like latex's math environment ("\[ ... \]" or $$ ... $$.) >> >> The "DisplayFormula" cell style formats equations like a proper latex >> "off-line" math environment, except the font is a thin, not very nice >> looking font. >> >> I know Mathematica has some decent math fonts, because TraditionalForm >> output is rather nice, except to get a TraditionalForm font apparently one >> first has to evaluate an input cell, and accept Mathematica's default >> symbolic manipulations (barring tinkering), which isn't a very convenient >> set up for quick typesetting. >> >> Is there a cell style that can do TraditionalForm like typesetting >> (without >> first evaluating an input cell?) And if this capability exists, can the >> functionality be bound to a key shortcut? >> >> Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. >> >> > -- > Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) > University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) > 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 > Amherst, MA 01003-9305 >

**References**:**Typesetting in Mathematica (TraditionalForm typesetting?)***From:*Brentt <brenttnewman@gmail.com>