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Re: A list of Mathematica characters

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  • Subject: [mg21113] Re: A list of Mathematica characters
  • From: Martin Kraus <Martin.Kraus at>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 01:21:11 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Institut fuer Informatik, Universitaet Stuttgart
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Ersek, Ted R wrote:
> Writing a function to do this is straight forward, but it requires a list of
> all available symbols in the definition of this Symbols function.  I can
> think of a lot of things I would rather do instead of typing the name of all
> 721 symbols!  Does anyone know how I can automatically create a list of all
> symbol names?
> Thanks,
> Ted Ersek

Here it is:

Select[Table[ToString[FullForm[FromCharacterCode[i]]], {i, 1, 2^16}], 
  StringMatchQ[#, "@[*"] &]

Length of the list is 730! (Well, including the "[" which is
in the list.) 

Hope this helps,

Martin Kraus

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