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Re: keep special functions unexpanded

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  • Subject: [mg131449] Re: keep special functions unexpanded
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:04:27 -0400 (EDT)
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You can do both, just don't include the TraditionalForm in the expression's
definition. For example with the default set to StandardForm:

(expr = LaguerreL[n, a, x]) // TraditionalForm


expr



Bob Hanlon


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 5:21 PM, David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>wrote:

> On 22/07/2013 02:34, Bob Hanlon wrote:
> > Re: "This technique also has the advantage that often your private
> > functions can be much neater in algebraic expressions - for example you
> can
> > use =CE=B3 to represent Gamma."
> >
> >
> > You can just set your output format to TraditionalForm or manually invoke
> > TraditionalForm
> >
>
> Yes you can, but TraditionalForm is best for expressions that are not
> going to be pasted into other expressions and maybe edited.
>
> I prefer to stick with StandardForm if I am manipulating algebra in
> Mathematica.
>
> David Bailey
> http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk
>
>
>
>


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