- Typical settings for FormatType include:
Automatic inherit from surrounding constructs InputForm one-dimensional form suitable for direct keyboard input OutputForm character‐based two-dimensional form StandardForm standard two-dimensional form TraditionalForm form approximating traditional mathematical notation
- SetOptions[stream,FormatType->type] resets the format type for an open stream.
- For graphics functions, box‐based format types such as StandardForm and TraditionalForm can be used only when a notebook front end is present.
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Introduced in 1988Updated in 1996