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Treat subscripted variables as symbols

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  • Subject: [mg120890] Treat subscripted variables as symbols
  • From: Camille <camille.segarra at>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 08:15:33 -0400 (EDT)
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Dear all,

I try in mathematica to define a function using subscripted variables and subscripted parameters. It seems however that mathematica is not able to treat these subscripted variables as symbols. Indeed, when I use non subscripted variables and parameters it "works".

For example:
In: Function[##,Subscript[A, 2] Subscript[x, 1] ] & @@ {Subscript[A, 2]}

Out:Function::flpar: Parameter specification Subscript[A, 2] in Subscript[A, 2]\[Function]Subscript[A, 2] Subscript[x, 1] should be a symbol or a list of symbols. 

But if I do:
In: Function[##,A x] & @@ {A}
Out: a\[Function]a x
(It is "working")

Any Idea?

Thanks in advance,



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