prints as an approximation to the traditional mathematical notation for expr.
Details and Options
- Output from TraditionalForm cannot necessarily be given as unique and unambiguous input to the Wolfram Language. »
- TraditionalForm inserts invisible TagBox and InterpretationBox constructs into the box form of output it generates, to allow unique interpretation.
- Graphics and Graphics3D are displayed graphically in TraditionalForm. »
- TraditionalForm can be edited in the notebook front end.
- TraditionalForm uses special characters as well as ordinary keyboard characters. »
- TraditionalForm incorporates a large collection of rules for approximating traditional mathematical notation.
- TraditionalForm prints functions in Global` context in the form f(x).
- ToExpression[boxes,TraditionalForm] will attempt to convert from TraditionalForm. »
- The notebook front end contains menu items for conversion to and from TraditionalForm.
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Basic Examples (3)
Basic Objects (2)
Special Input Forms (4)
Different ways of representing Power expressions:
Properties & Relations (3)
TraditionalForm is two-dimensional:
StandardForm is two-dimensional and unambiguous for input:
OutputForm uses only keyboard characters:
Use ToBoxes to see the underlying box structure:
Use ToExpression to convert the boxes to the original expression:
Add formatting via Format:
Possible Issues (1)
TraditionalForm is ambiguous, i.e. different expressions can display similarly: