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

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  • Subject: [mg24161] Re: Annoying "Hand"/"Glove" in Mathematica 4 for Linux
  • From: "W.W. Sampson" <w.sampson at umist.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 22:50:44 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Department of Paper Science, UMIST
  • References: <8ihsoq$l5t@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I've seen this before when `Num Lock' or `Scroll Lock' are
on. 

Bill

Ole Henrik Waagaard 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?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Ole Henrik Waagaard
> Ole.Waagaard at fysel.ntnu.no

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