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converts the Mathematica box structure, boxes, into a MathML-flavored SymbolicXML structure.
  • To use BoxesToSymbolicMathML, you first need to load the XML Package using Needs["XML`"].
  • The following options can be given:
"Annotations"{}annotations to add to the output (acceptable values are combinations of "DocumentHeader", "XMLDeclaration", and "DOCTYPEDeclaration")
"Formats"{"PresentationMathML"}type of MathML markup to generate
"IncludeMarkupAnnotations"Truewhether to add annotation when exporting a formula with constructs specific to Mathematica and no clear counterpart in MathML
"MathAttributes"{}attributes to add to the root element of the MathML
"UseUnicodePlane1Characters"Truewhether to replace plane 1 Unicode characters with similar plane 0 characters