is a low-level box construct that represents the displayed object in notebook expressions.

Details and Options


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Basic Examples  (3)

Display a letter under a radical with a root index:

A RadicalBox form is typically interpreted as a fractional power:

The TraditionalForm formatting for an ^(th) root uses RadicalBox:

The formatted result looks like this:

Scope  (1)

Surd typesets in StandardForm and TraditionalForm with RadicalBox:

This radical box has the option SurdFormTrue set:

The presence of the option SurdForm ensures the boxes are interpreted in the same manner:

Introduced in 1996
Updated in 2012