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-====== SyMAT Basics ====== 
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-So you heard about SyMAT and decided to download it.  You got it all [[:​installation|installed]],​ and opened it.  Here's what you should do now. 
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-===== 1: License ===== 
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-The first time you open SyMAT, you will be asked to activate it.  If you bought a license, just enter your email address. 
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-If you plan on using SyMAT for personal home use only (not for educational or business use), you can get a free license from the SyMAT website. ​ Scroll down to Get a License and press Sign Up.  Enter your email address on the following page, and click the box that says "Prove you're not a robot"​. 
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-{{::​get-free-license.png|}} 
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-Press the Claim License button, and you should see a message confirming your license. 
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-{{:​symat-got-free-license.png|}} 
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-Type your email address into SyMAT and activate it.  You might need to restart SyMAT (close and open again) for the license to activate. 
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-===== 2: The Shell ===== 
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-The Shell is where you should start. ​ If there isn't one open, click the Shell button on the SyMAT ribbon. ​ You can enter commands in the Shell and see the results. ​ Simple calculations can be typed as if you were entering them into a calculator. 
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-Example: 
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-Type __2+5+2__ into the small box in the Shell. 
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-{{::​shellinput.png|}} 
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-Press Enter and you will see what you typed appear on the screen, with the answer below. 
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-{{::​shelloutput.png|}} 
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-There are a lot of other things you can do with the Shell. ​ Try experimenting with commands and see what you can do! 
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-===== 3: Graphing ===== 
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-The __plot__ command is used to open a graph window and graph a formula. ​ Alternatively,​ you can open a graph directly and enter an equation there. 
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-{{::​shellgraphing.png|}} 
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-{{::​sinegraph.png|}} 
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-Notice that the variable //f// was assigned to the formula '​sin[x]'​. ​ To read more about variables, see the [[code:​variable|variables]] page.  To read more about formulas, [[code:​formulas|click here]]. 
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-===== 4: Code Editor ===== 
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-Learn to write your first program in the Editor with the [[tutorial:​helloworld|Hello World tutorial]]. 
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