Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Cell Convert To StandardForm
This feature is not supported on the Wolfram Cloud.

converts the selection to Wolfram Language StandardForm.


  • When StandardForm is applied to a text selection, the Wolfram System creates an inline cell.
  • The expression is regenerated in the specified format by the Wolfram System kernel. Syntactically incorrect expressions will generate an error.
  • StandardForm requires a kernel.
  • The conversion process will remove any Wolfram Language comments in the cell.
  • Keyboard shortcuts: Shift+Ctrl+N (Windows); Shift+Cmd+N (Macintosh); Shift+Ctrl+N (Linux).