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ToExpression

ToExpression[input]
gives the expression obtained by interpreting strings or boxes as Mathematica input.
ToExpression[input, form]
uses interpretation rules corresponding to the specified form.
ToExpression[input, form, h]
wraps the head h around the expression produced before evaluating it.
  • ToExpression[input, form, Hold] can be used to convert input to an expression, but with the expression wrapped in Hold to prevent evaluation.  »
Convert a string to an expression, and evaluate the expression:
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Interpret a TraditionalForm string:
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Convert boxes to Mathematica input:
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Convert MathML strings to expressions:
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Convert TAdjustmentBox[E, BoxBaselineShift -> 0.5, BoxMargins -> {{-0.3, 0}, {0, 0}}]X strings to expressions:
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