RE: Re: Folds
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- Subject: [mg30054] RE: Re: Folds
- From: "W. H. Harker" <wharke at sprynet.com>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 01:00:40 -0400 (EDT)
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In article <9jis5q$cp$1 at smc.vnet.net>, emilio.martin-serrano at wanadoo.es says... > Hi everybody: > > The Options Inspector seems to be a "bottomless well" of information about > the front-end. In fact, it contains unavoidable data to get the most of > Mathematica as a general purpose tool; so as to store highly organized > information, to develop complex systems and to communicate them correctly. > No just to perform sophisticated calculations or generate nice, but > isolated, graphics. > > But, where the documentation to know how to use it fruitfully?. Typical > Mathematica users can not afford to spend our time diving into the system > trying to guess "non standard" solutions (those so call "smart" or > "ingenious"). > > I know, that our gurus advise that before posting a question, one ought to > read every ..., etc. In fact, I have read a lot about Mathematica: on line > help, manuals and books, but in my opinion there is no satisfactory > explanation and documentation to the Options Inspector function. > > Regards > > Emilio > > > > -----Mensaje original----- > De: P.J. Hinton [mailto:paulh at wolfram.com] > Enviado el: sábado, 21 de julio de 2001 20:17 > Para: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Asunto: Re: Folds > > > On Sat, 21 Jul 2001 05:11:09 +0000 (UTC), dooglefish at aol.communicate > (D.F.) wrote: > > > At least they are called folds in Oberon. I am referring to the side > pointing > > triangles in the help files. They open and close cells containing > examples. > > > > Can these (folds) be implemented in notebooks I write? > > > > I tried to select and copy, change styles of, other tricks, including > reading > > the manual. No avail. Help would be appreciated. > > In Mathematica, "folds" are referred to as cell group open-close > icons. The presence of an icon in a cell is determined by two > conditions: > Hear! Hear! Someone was writing a book on the front end. Whatever happened to it?