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Why cant I write Tex syntax directly in Mathematica however, I can paste it in from another editor and it is converted to pretty syntax?

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closed as off topic by Loop Space, lockstep, Torbjørn T., percusse, diabonas Jul 31 '12 at 22:39

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Did you mean 'TeX' instead of 'Lex'? They are quite different! Moreover, this seems more a question about Mathematica than about TeX. This site is focussed primarily on stuff that will be processed with the tex program rather than TeX-like things in other programs. – Loop Space Jul 31 '12 at 19:21
For questions about Mathematica, please consider using the Stack Exchange website on Mathematica. – Bruno Le Floch Jul 31 '12 at 19:24
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ToExpression["input",TeXForm] converts TeX input to Mathematica

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