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Re: How to get rid of this format

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  • Subject: [mg32602] Re: How to get rid of this format
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 01:45:26 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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select the cell, use  and Cell | ConvertTo | InputForm
than Cell | ConvertTo | StandardForm and your input 
is correct.

It's Mathematica's inter (short) representations of boxes.


Steve Gray wrote:
>     I don't know what to call this format, so I can't look it up very
> well:
> %/.\!\(A\_1 - b\_2 /. x_\_i_ - y_\_j_ \
>    It seems to be randomly invoked sometimes when I click on
> a symbol in the Basic Input Palette or when I copy and paste. I find
> ir hard to use and never really want it.
>     Any info on how to control its showing up, or how to remove it,
> would be very welcome.
>     Thank you.

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