Skeleton

Skeleton[n]

represents a sequence of n omitted elements in an expression printed with Short or Shallow. The standard print form for Skeleton is n.

Details

  • In StandardForm, Skeleton is by default printed using \[LeftSkeleton] and characters.
  • You can reset the print form of Skeleton.
  • n indicates the presence of missing information, and so generates an error if you try to interpret it as Wolfram Language kernel input.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

A skeleton object:

An output containing a skeleton object:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Shortened Short and Shallow outputs contain skeleton objects:

Wolfram Research (1988), Skeleton, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html (updated 1996).

Text

Wolfram Research (1988), Skeleton, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html (updated 1996).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_skeleton, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Skeleton}", year="1996", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html}", note=[Accessed: 27-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_skeleton, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Skeleton}, year={1996}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html}, note=[Accessed: 27-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1988. "Skeleton." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 1996. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1988). Skeleton. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Skeleton.html