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Re: Mathematica: Font-Style Sheet-Demo: how keep it permanent?


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  • Subject: [mg11953] Re: Mathematica: Font-Style Sheet-Demo: how keep it permanent?
  • From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh@wolfram.com>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 01:03:43 -0400
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <6ghlsl$lt9@smc.vnet.net>

On 9 Apr 1998, it was written:

> I'm working with Mathematica 3.0, and I want the changes I have made
> (Format - Style Sheet - Demo) permanent.
> 
> How can I do this, each time I start the program, I have to do it
> manually,
> but how can I keep the changes permanent?

In what sense do you want permanence?  Permanent for the notebook that
is using the Demo stylesheet, or for all notebooks on that will use the
Demo style sheet?  

If it is the former, then you want to import a private copy of the Demo
style sheet into your notebook and make the changes there.  If you want
to make these changes available to other notebooks, then all you have
to do is to save the style sheet notebook (as you would a regular
notebook) as the file Demo.nb in one of the directories where
Mathematica looks for style sheets.  If you are working under Macintosh
or Windows, then it suffices to save it in 

		SystemFiles|FrontEnd|StyleSheets

This will overwrite the existing Demo.nb file.  If you are on a Unix
system, where you don't have the necessary read-write permissions to
modify the Mathematica installation, then you can save them in a
directory with path

		~/.Mathematica/3.0/FrontEnd/StyleSheets

Mathematica looks here before looking in the directory in the central
installation.

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P.J. Hinton
Mathematica Programming Group           paulh@wolfram.com Wolfram
Research, Inc.                  http://www.wolfram.com/~paulh/
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.




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