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Re: UpdateNotationsInNotebook help

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  • Subject: [mg20350] Re: UpdateNotationsInNotebook help
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevin.mccann at>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Oct 1999 00:47:40 -0400
  • Organization: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD, USA
  • References: <7u7toq$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

The experts can tell you more, but it basically cleans up legacy notations.
One caution.  I have several large notebooks which I have run this on.  Many
crash the Mathematica kernel, which is no biggy - just save and go again.  However,
a couple have crashed the kernel, Mathematica, and hung the computer!  Appears to be
a bug which is some sort of conflict between the Notations package and the
FrontEnd which has not be resolved.



Kevin J. McCann
Johns Hopkins University APL

Lawrence Walker <lwalker701 at> wrote in message
news:7u7toq$p6j at
> Group:
> In v4, I get the following message after the Notation
> palette loads:
> Adding the Notation styles to the current style sheet. You
> might want to execute the command
> UpdateNotationsInNotebook[] to update any legacy notations
> present in the current notebook.
> What does UpdateNotationsInNotebook do?  Legacy?  I couldn't
> find help on the function UpdateNotationsInNotebook.
> Thanks,
> Lawrence
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