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Re: Text entry - is there an easy way?

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  • Subject: [mg20519] Re: Text entry - is there an easy way?
  • From: "J.R. Chaffer" <jrchaff at nwlink.com>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 02:05:11 -0400
  • Organization: Northwest Link
  • References: <7v3e43$64u@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Thanks to the several people who wrote - I tried
Alt+7 & works just fine in Win98.

jrc

"J.R. Chaffer" wrote:

> Hi, I'm new to Mathematica. I am using Version 4.0, Student
> edition.
>
> I'm thinking there must be a keyboard shortcut to enter text.
> I have figured out how to alter preferences (or something)
> and have the toolbar displayed whenever a notebook is
> opened. But whenever I want to insert a text cell, I have
> to grab the mouse, point to the dropdown edit box in the
> toolbar, and specifically select text.
>
> Is there not a keyboard shortcut to designate the next
> entry as text?
>
> I've looked in Help, with no luck, so far.
>
> Thanks.
>
> John Chaffer
> jrchaff at nwlink.com



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