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Re: Annoying "Hand"/"Glove" in Mathematica 4 for Linux

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  • Subject: [mg23984] Re: Annoying "Hand"/"Glove" in Mathematica 4 for Linux
  • From: "Matthijs Sypkens Smit" <matthijs at>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 01:45:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <8ihsoq$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <8ihsoq$l5t at>, Ole Henrik Waagaard
<Ole.Waagaard at> wrote:

> Once I started  Mathematica 4 for Linux, the usual mouse cursor was
> exchange with a "hand" or "glove". The only thing you can do with this
> is moving the notebook inside the window. Thus, I cannot place the text
> cursor with the mouse or copying and pasting text with the mouse. I
> cannot change the mouse cursor back again, even when I restart
> Mathematica. Have anyone experienced the same, and know how to solve the
> problem?

Try turning off Num Lock.


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