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difforms[formpart] - find part of an expression which is a form

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any Maple expression, but usually a product



The function formpart is most effective on products.  It will try to simplify other expressions to products.


This function removes scalars and constants from a product, leaving only that part which is a form, or is undeclared.


This function and scalarpart can be used to separate a product into form and scalar parts.


The command with(difforms,formpart) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.



formpart2fv &^ u

v &^ u


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