ExcludedForms

ExcludedForms
is an option for FullSimplify which can be set to a list of patterns for expressions that should not be touched if they are encountered at intermediate steps in the operation of FullSimplify.

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  • The default setting for ExcludedForms is .
  • A setting such as Gamma[_] will cause FullSimplify to treat gamma functions as elementary objects which should not be transformed.

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This gives no simplification:

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Excluding transformations of allows you to expand the remaining terms:

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This gives a result in terms of Arg[x]:

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This specifies that Log[x] should not be transformed:

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