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3 Worksheet Mode

The Worksheet mode of the Standard Worksheet interface is designed for:

 • Interactive use through Maple commands, which offers advanced functionality and customized control not available using context menus or other syntax-free methods
 • Programming using the powerful Maple language

Using Worksheet mode, you have access to all of the Maple features described in Chapter 1, and most of those described in Chapter 2, including:

 • Math and Text modes
 • Palettes
 • Assistants and tutors

For information on these features, see Chapter 1, Getting Started and Chapter 2, Document Mode.

Note: Using a document block, you can use all Document mode features in Worksheet mode. For information on document blocks, see Document Blocks.

Note: This chapter and the following chapters except Chapter 7 were created using Worksheet mode.

3.1 In This Chapter

Section

Topics

Input Prompt - Where you enter input

 • The Input Prompt (>)
 • Suppressing Output
 • 2-D and 1-D Math Input
 • Input Separators

Commands - Thousands of routines for performing computations and other operations

 • The Maple Library
 • Top-Level Commands
 • Package Commands
 • Lists of Common Commands and Packages

Palettes - Items that you can insert by clicking or dragging

 • Using Palettes

Assistants and Tutors- Graphical interfaces with buttons and sliders

 • Launching Assistants and Tutors

Task Templates - Sets of commands with placeholders that you can insert and use to perform a task

Text Regions - Areas in the document in which you can enter text

 • Inserting a Text Region
 • Formatting Text

Names - References to the expressions you assign to them

 • Assigning to Names
 • Unassigning Names
 • Valid Names

Equation Labels - Automatically generated labels that you can use to refer to expressions

 • Displaying Equation Labels
 • Referring to a Previous Result
 • Execution Groups with Multiple Outputs
 • Label Numbering Schemes
 • Features of Equation Labels