OverscriptBox

OverscriptBox[x,y]

is the lowlevel box representation for in notebook expressions.

Details and Options

Examples

Basic Examples  (3)

Display a letter with an overscript:

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Out[1]//DisplayForm=

An OverscriptBox form is typically interpreted as an Overscript expression:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]=
In[2]:=
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Out[2]//FullForm=

The standard formatting for Overscript uses OverscriptBox:

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

The formatted result looks like this:

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Out[2]=

See Also

Overscript  UnderscriptBox  UnderoverscriptBox  SuperscriptBox  GridBox  FractionBox  ScriptSizeMultipliers  PlotLabel

Tutorials

Introduced in 1996
(3.0)
| Updated in 2007
(6.0)