Re: sending notebooks as attatchments with microsoft OutlookExpress...
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- Subject: [mg23613] Re: [mg23568] sending notebooks as attatchments with microsoft OutlookExpress...
- From: "Atul Sharma" <atulksharma at yahoo.com>
- Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 02:16:13 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: McGill University
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Although it would be nice to be completely smooth, I found that the process worked much better if I ran the notebook through MacLink Plus (or the equivalent Windows program), so at least the same ASCII conventions and line breaks were being adhered to. Atul -- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Atul Sharma MD, FRCP(C) Pediatric Nephrologist, McGill University/Montreal Children's Hospital Jacqueline Zizi wrote in message <8g9nbc$mks at smc.vnet.net>... > > >>> I could, for instance install Eudora; but I don't want to do >>> all that without hearing that it solves my problem. > >I sent, with my Mac, quite a lot, more that some hundred, of Mathematica >Notebooks attached using Eudora or Netscape and this works well. No problem >for the notebook itself that can be >opened from inside Mathematica whatever plateform (MAC, PC or Unix) that >the recipient uses. > > >Some pb might occurs in the denomination of files when sent attached. If >you are using a Mac for instance you might don't like using extension like >"file. something" and you send just "file" > >This occurs for example in a book if you want that your heading will be the >title of your chapter and also will have the same name than the file. For >example you have a chapter called "Introduction" which is the file: >notebook called "Introduction". In the headings you get by default >"Introduction" and page number and this goes straight away. No time for you >to do that and nothing to bother about. Very easy to manage and find >information in all your 500 hundred pages using that kind of doing, of >course. But you don't want to get "Introduction.txt" all along the headings >of your pages of introduction, do you? > >For some reason, that I did not like to look for, because not due to >Mathematica, it happens that on PC, following which kind of Bill Stuff you >are using, the file that you send with the name "file" will became >"file.txt" against your willing. So if you are opening it you get in your >headings unexpected "file.txt " instead of "file" > >It might happens that for the same kind of reasons, some palette will not >pop up when clicking on others. > >Hand changing the names is tedious if you have hundred files and brings a >lot of surprises in Bill world. For example we, French people use a lot of >accents. It happened that I sent with my Mac, 2 different chapters of a >book: one was called "Developpements en Serie" the other one >"Developpements Limites". Believe me that the files that recieved the >recipient was understandable with no readable accents. Even more there was >tildes in the names of files! Nothing to do with what was sent. Impossible >to know which is which from the names given by Bill Stuff. > >No problems of this kind using Mac to Mac. So, from my point of view, it's >not the transfer to blame but the operating system of the recipient, in the >above case, the PC's world one. > >So don't hesitate, don't use any more Bill Stuff and you will save a lot of >problems then a lot of time. > >Jacqueline Zizi > >Jacqueline Zizi > > >