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Document Mode vs. Worksheet Mode

 

You can use a Maple document or worksheet to solve mathematical problems. You can insert images, sketches, plots, tables, and other objects into both documents and worksheets. However, Maple documents and worksheets differ:

Document Mode

Worksheet Mode

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Quick problem-solving and free-form, rich content composition

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No prompt (>) displayed

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Math is entered and displayed in 2-D math

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Solve math problems with right-click menu on input and output

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Traditional Maple problem-solving environment

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Enter problems at a prompt (>)

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Math entered and displayed in 2-D or 1-D math

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Solve math problems with right-click menu on output

Document mode lets you create rich content, and enter text and expressions on the same line. For example, the following solves for x without any commands:  x2α=1solve for xx=2+α

This command was performed by using the context-sensitive operations in the context panel on the input.

The corresponding code to perform the same calculation in Worksheet mode is in 2-D math:

solvex2α=1,x

2+α

(1)

or in 1-D math:

solve((x-2)/alpha=1,x);

2+α

(2)

Toggle Math/Text entry mode

Press F5 or choose from    on toolbar

Toggle 2-D/1-D Math entry mode

Press F5 to switch between 2-D black font or 1-D red font

Evaluate math expression and display result inline

Alt + Enter

Evaluate math expression and display result on new line

Enter

Evaluate math expression and display result on new line

Enter

Continue on next line without executing

Shift + Enter

Switch to Worksheet mode (insert prompt)

   on toolbar

Switch to Document mode

EditDocument BlocksCreate Document Block

To start in Document mode

(by default, Maple starts in Document mode)

FileNewDocument Mode

To start in Worksheet mode

FileNewWorksheet Mode

For details, see Document Mode and 2-D Math.

For details, see Worksheet Mode and 2-D Math.

 

Within a Document block in a Worksheet,

Show hidden commands

EditDocument BlockShow Command

Hide commands. Show only results.

Highlight commands to be hidden.

EditDocument BlocksCreate Document Block

 

See Also

2-D Math, Document Blocks, Document Mode, Insert Menu, Worksheet Glossary, Worksheet Mode