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Official status of TraditionalForm?

TraditionalForm isn't going anywhere. In fact, the new Wolfram Alpha Notebook Edition defaults to TraditionalForm output. As one the lead developers for ...
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How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

Use the SpanMaxSize option on each parenthesis. ...
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How to generate images of mathematical equations?

If you want to copy an image directly using the mouse, you can try Rasterize which generates an image which you can copy/paste directly. Example 1: ...
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How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

May be ...
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How to make all cells be displayed in TraditionalForm

Changing the default format for input and output cells was possible using the Preferences dialog through Mathematica 11.0. Starting in Version 11.1, these values can only be changed from the Option ...
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Forcing TeXForm to produce fractions using division simbol / instead of \frac

It is much easier to do this directly in your latex document where you will compile the latex generated by Mathematica TeXForm. Once you copy your Mathematica ...
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How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

You can also use the new-in-12.2 inline $\LaTeX$ cell. (The keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+4.) First generate the $\LaTeX$ code with TeXForm: ...
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Why doesn't defined MakeBoxes display what is constructed in RHS?

Interesting question. Building on comments by glS It appears that HoldForm is treated specially by (conversion to) ...
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How to keep unnecessary parentheses in TraditionalForm?

Maybe something like this? TraditionalForm[PrecedenceForm[Dot[a, b], 1] + 1]
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Forcing Explicit Parentheses in Traditional Form

Precedence /@ {Cross, CenterDot} {500., 410.} You can wrap Cross[..] with PrecedenceForm ...
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How to define floor/ceiling like TraditionalForm?

I would do this by giving FracPart a TemplateBox formatting rule: ...
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How to customize traditional form for inactive functions?

In general I would definitely prefer @Kuba's solution, but in case you can't add the NumericFunction attribute for some reason and you still want ...
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How to customize traditional form for inactive functions?

From GeneralUtilities`PrintDefinitions @ Inactive one can gather that it is NumericFunction attribute which enables ...
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DisplayForm problem with $\pi$ in FractionBox

Why are you inputting a FractionBox? There should not be any need to do so. However, if you must do this, you should generate the boxes using ...
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Formatting standard function names in plot legends

For question 1, PlotLegends uses TraditionalForm, but it wraps the functions in HoldForm. ...
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Traditional notation option?

Conversion to $\TeX$ internally uses TraditionalForm boxes. $C$ is already used there: Cyclotomic[m, 1] // TraditionalForm $...
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Traditional notation option?

A simple solution would be to define the function \[CapitalPhi][m_, k_] := Cyclotomic[m, k] Then write your comparision as ...
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Keeping Parentheses in TraditionalForm

TraditionalForm@ HoldForm[((a Subscript[x, i] + b) - Subscript[y, i])^2/(a^2 + 1)]
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Maintain size of integral sign with limits

I doubt this is the best way, but one way is to wrap the integrand with Style[_, ScriptLevel -> 1] wrap the whole expression with ...
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When is it unsafe to use TraditionalForm output in subsequent input?

Consider Subscript[K, a][b] (i.e., $K_a[b]$). If we use TraditionalForm, copy&paste, and execute, we get ...
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Is there a way to substitute a Bracket for a Matrix Rather than a Parentheses When Using Traditional Form

You can create a form for this: ...
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No difference between TraditionalForm and StandardForm in Graph labels

When you put "StandardForm" or "TraditionalForm" inside the directive, it's using them as named styles, not as ...
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How can I display an expression in unevaluated form?

The documentation for ToExpression says So a = "2*3^3+5^2"; ToExpression[a, TraditionalForm, Defer] gives
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How to scale the parenthesis like how the LaTeX \left \right commands do?

I answered a related question here, and the method really applies almost anywhere you might want to enter nicely formatted maths in a notebook: In the string, type a single dummy letter, then ...
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How to get a function from a string?

Welcome to the community. With little generalization (be applied to any variable name), Here is how you can achieve your goal: Since Function has ...
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Converting to natural mathematical typography

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Retrieving a formula in a text cell

Let me start from the beginning so that you have to read through my answer :) When you have a text-cell and start to write a formula, Mathematica will insert another inline cell as soon as you use ...
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How to insert a mathematic formula in a Graphics in TraditionalForm?

You can set an option so that all Text objects in graphics are displayed in "Times" for the duration of the front end session, so that one doesn't have to ...
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How to insert a mathematic formula in a Graphics in TraditionalForm?

You need to override the default FontFamily used in Graphics: ...
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No difference between TraditionalForm and StandardForm in Graph labels

It seems that Graph doesn't propagate the FormatType to the InsetBox objects used to typeset ...
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