AutoMultiplicationSymbol

AutoMultiplicationSymbol

is an option for objects such as Cell and Notebook that specifies when to automatically display a multiplication symbol between elements separated by whitespace that implies multiplication.

Details

  • AutoMultiplicationSymbol{cond1,} specifies the conditions under which to automatically display a multiplication symbol.
  • Values for condi include:
  • "Functions"non-numerical functions
    "LineBreaks"hard line breaks that imply multiplication
    "Numbers"numbers and numberlike elements (such as fractions)
    "Symbols"symbols, including % and local variables
  • AutoMultiplicationSymbol{} prevents any automatically displayed multiplication symbols from appearing.
  • The multiplication operator is specified by the NumberMultiplier option. The default value is "[Times]".
  • The global setting for AutoMultiplicationSymbol can be changed in the Preferences dialog.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Format an expression with automatic multiplication symbols:

Format an expression without automatic multiplication symbols:

Scope  (5)

Multiplication symbols are not inserted where explicit * or × operators are present:

Automatic multiplication symbols between non-numeric functions:

Functions representing numeric operations will not have automatic multiplication symbols:

Automatic multiplication symbols at hard line breaks:

Automatic multiplication symbols between numbers:

Numeric fractions are recognized as numbers:

Automatic multiplication symbols between symbols:

Wolfram Research (2007), AutoMultiplicationSymbol, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html (updated 2021).

Text

Wolfram Research (2007), AutoMultiplicationSymbol, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html (updated 2021).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_automultiplicationsymbol, author="Wolfram Research", title="{AutoMultiplicationSymbol}", year="2021", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html}", note=[Accessed: 18-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_automultiplicationsymbol, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={AutoMultiplicationSymbol}, year={2021}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html}, note=[Accessed: 18-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2007. "AutoMultiplicationSymbol." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2021. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2007). AutoMultiplicationSymbol. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AutoMultiplicationSymbol.html