Re: getting rid of TraditionalForm

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg19482] Re: [mg19451] getting rid of TraditionalForm*From*: "Tomas Garza" <tgarza at mail.internet.com.mx>*Date*: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 15:53:09 -0400*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Henrik Weimer [henrik at rice.edu] wrote: > A while back I changed the default cell type for inline expressions to > TraditionalForm. Now, I regret that choice and would like to convert all > inline expressions in a lot of text that I typed in the meantime to > StandardForm. > > I figured that I can do this automatically - most of the time. > > In mathematica I use the following: > > n = << "notebook.nb" > nn = n/.{FormBox[a_,TraditionalForm]->a} > nn >> "convertedNotebook.nb" > > The problem is that this only works on some but not all notebook. In > particular, for some of the notebooks this seems to screw up the file > syntax and the front end gets stuck reading the converted notebook. > > > Does anybody out there know a reliable and simple way to get rid of the > TraditionalForm stuff for all inline expression cells in a notebook? > Alternatively, how can the hack above be fixed so it works? Perhaps you might try changing the settings in Format|Option Inspector|Cell Options|New Cell Defaults|CommonDefaultFormatType|InputInline for each of your notebooks. Tomas Garza Mexico City