FormBox

FormBox[boxes,form]

is a low-level box construct which displays as boxes but specifies that rules associated with form should be used to interpret boxes on input.

Details

Examples

Basic Examples  (4)

Create a cell with TraditionalForm style settings applied:

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Create a cell with StandardForm style settings applied:

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FormBox affects interpretation of its contents:

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TraditionalForm formatting uses FormBox:

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The formatted result looks like this:

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See Also

TagBox  InterpretationBox  ToExpression  MakeExpression  Interpretation

Tutorials

Introduced in 1996
(3.0)