[Maxima] Adding characters as valid variable characters

Nathaniel E. Powell nathan.powell at agilix.com
Fri Jul 25 14:03:17 CDT 2008

Thanks! That seems to work great!


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From: van Nek [mailto:van.nek at arcor.de] 
Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 12:59 PM
To: Nathaniel E. Powell
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Subject: Re: [Maxima] Adding characters as valid variable characters

(%i1) \$foo;
(%o1)                                $foo

Perhaps you want to use a backslash?

Volker van Nek

Am 25 Jul 2008 um 12:22 hat Nathaniel E. Powell geschrieben:

> A few months ago I remember running across something in the Maxima documentation about 
> how to add special characters as valid characters for variable names. However, over the past 
> couple of days I´ve been looking all over for this in the documentation again, but I haven´t been 
> able to find it. For example, I want to make it so that it is valid to begin maxima variable names 
> with dollar signs. ($foo). Do you happen to know how to do this?
> Best Regards,
> -Nathan Powell

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