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Re: I need some help ...

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg14425] Re: I need some help ...
  • From: paulh (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 03:32:21 -0400
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <70db82$1qu@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <70db82$1qu at smc.vnet.net>, Oguzhan Gurlu 
<gurlu at ug.fen.bilkent.edu.tr> writes:
 
|> I am a senior student and during my project I am using Mathematica
3.0 |> on a computer of a friend but I have a problem.  |> 
|> When I write things like Sqrt[x] it answers me in the same way like
|> 
|> Sqrt[x], briefly I cannot se the special characters like Integral or
so, |> I tried to change the settings but I could not manage any thing.
I |> think the program does not see the font files. I need your help
because |> my expressions will be too long unless I use operators and
special |> characters.

Font problems can arise from widely different, platform specific
problems,  so it is not really possible to give you a conclusive answer
to your query.

If you suspect that it may be a font configuration problem, there are
several webpages at Wolfram Research's Technical Support website that
may be worth reviewing.  The relevant URL is:

	http://www.wolfram.com/support/FrontEnds/System/Fonts/

One other aspect you may want to check is the default input format type,
which is set via the front end menu command sequence

	Cell -> Default Input Format Type -> <format type>

If this is set to InputForm, you will not be able to enter 
two-dimensional typeset information.  Setting the value to 
StandardForm will restore the ability to use two-dimensional syntax.

If you find that this topics addressed on this page are not applicable
to your situation, you may want to post a more precise description of
the problem your encountering.

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


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