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preventing TraditionalForm from getting “squished”

TraditionalForm[] does a great job generally speaking, with complex equations like the following, ...
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Can I enter the traditional form for Binomial as input in an expression?

Is there a way to enter the traditional form of a binomial coefficient, i.e. ${n \choose k}$ instead of Binomial[n,k], like I would enter a radical sign $\sqrt{x}$ ...
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How to set a TraditionalForm output for a symbol

How do I set a TraditionalForm output for a particular symbol/function? In particular I would like my user-defined symbol ...
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How can I turn off SingleLetterItalics in PlotLabel, etc, when the Options Inspector won't do it?

One of the requirements set for the graphing project I am working on is that plot and axis unit labels sometimes need to include superscripts. Here is an approximately minimal example (I have some ...
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Why does Mathematica order polynomial forms in reverse from traditional order?

I could very well be missing something obvious, but this has always bugged me with Mathematica and I don't know why it does it or how to fix it. If I enter any polynomial, say, x^2 + x - 1 for ...
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How I create a 'TraditionalForm' expression in which only parts are evaluated?

I have an expression for the form Subscript[W, f[a, b]][c] = ρ^f[a,b]ω[c]ρ^-f[a,b] that I want to render in TraditionalForm ...
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How to make all cells be displayed in TraditionalForm

I'm writting a test on Mathematica, where most of the text is in Text style. I want that all cells be displayed as if I had gone to Cell>Convert to>TraditionalForm Display without having to do this ...
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How to change brackets in TraditionalForm output

I'm trying to improve TraditionalForm's output by using different brackets when there are more than one. For instance, instead of $u(v(r(b))))$, I'd like to get $u\{...
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How use TraditionalForm input in InputField?

Inside a Manipulate, I'd like one of the controls to be an InputField and to allow the input entered to be in traditional form. ...
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Removing spurious parenthesis in `TraditionalForm`

I don't understand the following behavior (in v 9.0.1) of TraditionalForm regarding insertion of parenthesis. Let us start with the a definition for ...
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When is it unsafe to use TraditionalForm output in subsequent input?

Suppose I have MMA's global preferences set to always give me a TraditionalForm output. If I copy-and-paste one of these TraditionalForm outputs into a subsequent input and try to evaluate it (not my ...
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Certain Mathematics symbols in Graphics labels [duplicate]

I want to put the following two labels in my mathematica (3D) graphic: In $\LaTeX$ it would be: $D^2 \times \{ 1 \}$ and $\partial D^2 \times D^1$ For the first one the hard part for me was the ...
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How can I control 'TraditionalForm' substitutions and formatting in special cases?

I have eqns = TraditionalForm[HoldForm[Subscript[W, #][#] = ρ^s[#] Subscript[ω, #] ρ^-s[#]],] & /@ Range[4] which (with ...