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A.2.8 Two-Dimensional Input Forms

Two-dimensional input forms with built-in evaluation rules.

Any array of expressions represented by a GridBox is interpreted as a list of lists. Even if the GridBox has only one row, the interpretation is still


, ...

In the form the limits xmin and xmax can be omitted, as can y and w


Two-dimensional input forms without built-in evaluation rules.

There is no issue of precedence for forms such as and in which operands are effectively spanned by the operator. For forms such as and

a left precedence does need to be specified, so such forms are included in the main table of precedences above.