FullForm

FullForm[expr]

prints as the full form of expr, with no special syntax.

Details and Options

  • FullForm acts as a "wrapper", which affects display but not evaluation. »
  • FullForm always effectively uses "PrintableASCII" as the setting for $CharacterEncoding.
  • The option NumberMarks can be used to specify whether ` marks should be used to indicate type, precision, or accuracy of approximate numbers. »

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

FullForm of a typeset expression:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]//FullForm=

FullForm of a graphic:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]//FullForm=

Scope  (8)

Options  (2)

Applications  (4)

Properties & Relations  (3)

Possible Issues  (1)

See Also

InputForm  TreeForm  CharacterName  BinarySerialize

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 2003
(5.0)