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Re: Replace

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  • Subject: [mg121095] Re: Replace
  • From: Ray Koopman <koopman at>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 04:04:13 -0400 (EDT)
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On Aug 27, 5:25 am, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at> wrote:
> The expression Alternatives @@@ data does not seem to give what the OP
> seems to have asked for, which is to have each pair of integers not
> only separated by the Alternatives symbol, but also to have each such
> m | N surrounded by parentheses. (Which is why in my previously posted
> reply to the OP I asked exactly what sort of result he really wanted.)

I thought about that but decided that "along the lines of" was the
operative phrase, since Mathematica would ignore the parentheses in

> On 8/26/11 5:23 AM, Ray Koopman wrote:
>> On Aug 25, 4:12 am, Sam Korn<s... at>  wrote:
>>> Hi, another stupid question. I have a list, and each element in
>>> the list is a sublist with a pair of integers. How do I replace
>>> each element along the lines of "{5,6}" with "(5|6)"?
>>> I know it's a stupid question, and there's probably something
>>> really obvious I'm missing, but I'm really new to Mathematica.
>>> Thanks!
>>> -Sam
>> Alternatives @@@ data

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