Re: Getting TraditionalForm to put in a multiplication sign.
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- Subject: [mg120753] Re: Getting TraditionalForm to put in a multiplication sign.
- From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
- Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 07:18:27 -0400 (EDT)
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I've seen all three multiplication signs for at least 40 years (center dot rarely). Maybe your traditions are simply older than mine. What's really NOT very useful, in my opinion, is no sign at all. Bobby On Mon, 08 Aug 2011 03:20:47 -0500, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote: > But * is not the traditional multiplication sign! It's computer geekese > for multiplication. > > The traditional (explicit) multiplication sign is either a center dot or > else a small x-shaped cross. > > On 8/7/11 6:15 AM, Frank K wrote: >> For purposes of exporting Mathematica expressions to other software, >> it would be useful to have a multiplication sign (*) in >> TraditionalForm instead of a space. For example, x * y * (w + z) >> instead of x y (w + z). Anybody know how to do this? >> > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com