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I have this output:

a(b + c)d + 3

But I want it to become like this:

ad(b + c) + 3

How can I do that?

Is there a way without using HoldForm to do that?

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a (b + c) d + 3 // TraditionalForm

a d (b+c)+3

that works for me.

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