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Re: need help hiding display formulas

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  • Subject: [mg17969] Re: [mg17938] need help hiding display formulas
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jun 1999 02:51:23 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In a message dated 6/5/99 6:41:18 AM, davisjm at writes:

>I'm creating my first mathematica notebook, and I'd like to put some
>figures into the notebook to help with the explanation. I am building
>these figures up by primitives such as Point and Circle (ie, not through
>some technique that would be educational for the reader to see), so I'd
>like to display only the end result and not the commands leading up to
>In looking at my copy of mathematica I believe such a thing is possible.
>The Graphics Gallery, for example, is filled with graphic images w/o any
>hint of the expressions used to create them. It's almost like the input
>style is invisible and the output style is its normal value.
>Can someone fill me in on how this is done? Ideally I'd like to be able
>to turn the visibility of my underlying display formulas on and off so
>can make changes when necessary.
>I have Mathematica 3.0 for students running on a PC. I have a hard copy
>of The Mathematica Book, but that and the online documentation is all I
>have for mathematica documentation. If a solution involves doing
>something sophisticated with style sheets, then I'd also appreciate a
>good reference for that too.


Select the cell to be hidden, then use the menu

	Cell, Cell Properties, Cell Open 

to close the cell (Cell Open not checked).

Bob Hanlon

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