InputForm

InputForm[expr]
prints as a version of expr suitable for input to the Wolfram Language.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • InputForm always produces one-dimensional output, suitable to be typed as lines of Wolfram Language input.
  • InputForm acts as a "wrapper", which affects display, but not evaluation. »
  • Put () produces InputForm by default.
  • Short[InputForm[expr]] can be used, but may generate skeleton objects that cannot be given as Wolfram Language input.
  • The option NumberMarks can be used to specify whether marks should be used to indicate type, precision, or accuracy of approximate numbers. »
Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 1996
(3.0)