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Re: Postfix (//) with Options?

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  • Subject: [mg4636] Re: Postfix (//) with Options?
  • From: "Alex Scheitlin" <alex-s at>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 03:54:54 -0400
  • Organization: MetLife
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I'm not sure it makes it makes it more readable but infix works. e.g.

AES <siegman at> wrote in article
<4u9i7r$moj at>...
> How can I use a postfix operation which has optional parameters and
> the parameters in the postfix?  For example, how can I write   N[expr,k] 

> as   expr // N  plus something to express a nondefault value for k ?
> I particularly want to implement  Flatten[expr,1]  in postfix
> form, because it seems more readable to have the expression (which may be
> lengthy) come first, then the Flatten as an afterthought (reduces the
> depth of brackets by one also).


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