ExcludedForms

ExcludedForms
is an option that gives a list of patterns for expressions that should excluded from an operation performed by a particular function.

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  • Different functions use different default settings for ExcludedForms.
  • In functions such as Simplify and FullSimplify, ExcludedForms specifies classes of expressions that should not be touched if they are encountered at intermediate stages in a computation.
  • In functions such as TakeLargest and TakeSmallest, ExcludedForms specifies classes of expressions that should be considered in selecting elements to return.

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This gives no simplification:

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Excluding transformations of allows you to expand the remaining terms:

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This gives a result in terms of Arg[x]:

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This specifies that Log[x] should not be transformed:

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Introduced in 1996
(3.0)
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