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Re: ARghh!!


Lars Hohmuth <larsh at wolfram.com> wrote:

> In this case the following obviously comes too late, but one easy way to
> check for these non printing characters is to use ShowExpression in the
> Format menu to see the actual Mathematica expression generating the cell.
> Spurious characters are usually very easy to spot and delete in that form.
> 
> Lars Hohmuth
> Wolfram Research, Inc.



> > methodicallly piece the problem back to it after several hours of
> > fist-pounding frustration.

One quick way I have used for "Cleaning Up" Mathematica input is to
select the text of the cell Menu>Edit>Copy As>Plain Text and then Paste
into a new cell. All those "nasty" hidden bits get removed in the
process.

Nigel King


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