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Use the Matrix Palette

  

The Matrix palette contains a dialog for entering Matrices and Vectors.

1. 

Display the Matrix palette. See Show Palettes.

2. 

Enter the number of rows and columns you require. For a preview, click Choose.

3. 

Select the Type of Matrix (for example, Zero-filled).

4. 

Select the Shape of the Matrix (for example, Diagonal).

5. 

Select the Data type of the Matrix (for example, float[8]).

6. 

Click Insert Matrix to insert the Maple command in the worksheet. Depending on the number of rows or columns selected, the Insert button displays Insert Matrix, Insert Vector[row], or Insert Vector[column].

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In Maple Notation (1-D math) mode, the Maple command is displayed in the worksheet. Press the Enter key to generate the Matrix or Vector.

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In 2-D math mode, the generated Matrix or Vector is displayed.

Shortcuts

  

You can increase the size of a Matrix, Vector, or piecewise function using either keyboard shortcuts or the context-sensitive menu.

Adding a Row

Add a new row by doing any of the following:

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Place the cursor in an element and then press Ctrl+Shift+R (Command+Shift+R for Macintosh).

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Right-click (Control-click for Macintosh) on an element and then select Insert Row.

Adding a Column

Add a new column by doing any of the following:

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Place the cursor in an element and then press Ctrl+Shift+C (Command+Shift+C for Macintosh).

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Right-click (Control-click for Macintosh) on an element and then select Insert Column.

See Also

Edit Mathematical Expressions

How Do I Enter a Matrix?

Matrix

Matrix Construction Shortcuts

Overview of Palettes

Show Palettes

Vector

 


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