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Re: Front End on Mac OS X


Bring up the Options Inspector and show the global option values. Look 
under Cell Options > New Cell Defaults > CommonDefaultFormatTypes. Is 
"Input" set to StandardForm?

I wouldn't fret too long over this before reinstalling Mathematica. That 
should definitely cure the problem.

---
Selwyn Hollis
slhollis at mac.com
http://www.math.armstrong.edu/faculty/hollis



Matt Pillsbury wrote:
> I recently began using Mathematica 4.1 on Mac OS X, upgrading from 4.0
> running
> on Mac OS 9. One of the nice features of the OS 9 version (and the
> Linux version, and the Windows version...) was that the front end had
> a lot of nice editor functionality. It would highlight unmatched
> braces, it would auto-indent code in a pleasant manner, and so on.
> However, these features don't seem to be working in the OS X
> version--I feel like I'm editing Mathematica in Notepad.
> 
> Is there some option I can use to turn these features on? 
> 
> Thanks, 
> Matt Pillsbury
> 
> --
> Matt Pillsbury
> pillsy at mac.com
> 


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