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ToBoxesMakeExpression

MakeBoxes

FilledSmallSquareMakeBoxes[expr, form] is the low-level function used in Mathematica sessions to convert expressions into boxes.

FilledSmallSquareMakeBoxes does not evaluate expr.

FilledSmallSquareform can be StandardForm, TraditionalForm, or any other output form.

FilledSmallSquare You can give definitions for MakeBoxes[expr, form] to specify your own rules for how expressions should be converted to boxes.

FilledSmallSquareMakeBoxes is not automatically called on the results it generates. This means that explicit MakeBoxes calls must typically be inserted into definitions that are given.

FilledSmallSquare If you change the output format for an expression by giving a definition for MakeBoxes, there is no guarantee that output you get will subsequently be able to be interpreted by Mathematica.

FilledSmallSquare Definitions you give for MakeBoxes will override built-in Mathematica rules for generating output.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.8.17.

FilledSmallSquare See also: MakeExpression, ToBoxes, Format.

Further Examples

ToBoxesMakeExpression