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Is there a way to do this with Mathematica shorthand notation?

I'm a big fan of Mathematica's shorthand notation, things like @ and /@, which I use the most. It's really useful when I'm quickly whipping something up. However, something has always driven me a bit ...
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Seeking more verbose syntax, e.g. “Then” -> “,” [duplicate]

(NB Related question asks about such things without using the notation package... I would be quite happy with any answer, including the use of Notation) With long, complex expressions I find the ...
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How does Mathematica determine when to use scientific notation?

I have code that takes an initial guess for a set of parameters to use in a function that I want to minimize, calculates the function, prints the value, recalculates new parameters via the gradient ...
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How do I define my own notation for mixed operators?

The built in Plus and Times operators when rendered behave the following way: Plus[a,b,Times[-1,c],d] a + b - c + d ...
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DumpSave and Notation package

I tried to follow the answer in How to save/load (export/import) symbolized variables?. In my case, I would add the code: ...
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How to denote matrix elements succinctly? [closed]

Is there a more elegant way of dealing with the following subscripting? ...
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Keyboard shortcut for transfer function model symbol

I am wondering if there is any keyboard shortcut to type transfer function model symbol as in the picture below. I would like to plot root locus of that function but I can't figure out how to type ...
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Symbolize is not Working Properly

I am trying to introduce a special superscript notation in mathematica but it does not work ...
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Notation package with Traditional Form

I symbolize subscripted variables with the form TraditionalForm, to enable easy use of TeXForm as suggested here: ...
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Specifying variable in CoefficientRules

I am trying to determine the number of terms in an expression, but I have created a matrix to represent variables: xMat = Table[sGain[[i, 1]] + 4, {i, 1, 3}] ...
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SubsuperscriptBox and SuperStar

I have a notational reason (using the Notations package) to have some symbols display as C*60 (with the 60 lined up under the *). Internally, this is represented in Mathematica as: ...
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How to remove InputAlias created using notations package

If i create a custom input alias using Notation package's AddInputAlias. Now it appears in the list generated by ...
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Scientific Notation for Quantities

I am using Quantities (units) in Mathematica 11.3 and would like to express the numerical portion of the output in scientific notation. The command ...
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Function of the curly braces in this expression?

The appendix of the preprint Gravitational potential and energy of homogeneous rectangular parallelepiped contains a Mathematica expression which I would like to appreciate before using. It contains <...
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Getting MaTeX working on a Mac with TeXShop

I'm generating figures in Mathematica to insert into an article I'm writing in LaTeX. I want to be able to label the objects in my figures with the notation that agrees with my article. This rest of ...
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Meaning of # and & in a RootSum expression [closed]

I'm working on calculating the first passage time in a continuous time Markov process. To do this, I have to solve a system of 10 coupled differential equations using ...
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Using Subscripted Notation without Introducing new identifier

I would like to use subscripted notation such as $\sigma_x$ as identifiers for use as variables. In this example I am using the Pauli Matrices so that I would use notation such as: $$ \sigma_x = \{\{...
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Notation package: StringMemberQ in conditional notation definition

Suppose that I have a list, allSpecies, that contain a set of symbols, each of which has been assigned a new notation using Notation[...]. As an example, the internal representation is C60s, and the ...
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Using TeXForm for subscripted variables

I tried following the answer in TeXForm and Symobilze, however, I have trouble making it work. I loaded the Notation packages and symbolized all expressions with a subscript as in the example. I ...
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Basic notation question [duplicate]

I am totally new to Mathematica and I'm trying to understand its notation. I just ran the following command: And I got this as a result: About this result: (1) What does the double brace notation ...