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Re: Front end proble in Linux

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  • Subject: [mg36715] Re: Front end proble in Linux
  • From: Rainer Gruber <rainer.gruber at>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 04:16:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz
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Cesar Guerra wrote:
> Hi math group,
> I don't have any idea about how to solve next problem.
> Thanks in advance for any hints...
> Back space key when I am in the front end don't work
> correctly. It advances instead of go back and there is
> no way to erase something I wrote in the notebook. The
>  pointer mark of the mouse looks like a hand instead
> of an arrow, and this don't work fine too.
> Is it a Mathematica Configuration problem or a Linux
> Configuration one? How can I solve this?
> Note: This problem seems to appear just in my
> workspace
> i mean this not happen for other users. 
> I used Mathematica 4.1 for Linux Red hat 7.0
> Regards,
> Cesar.
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Pressing the 'Num'-Key maybe solves your problem: If you switch off the 
'Num Lock' your 'hand pointer mark' should turn into an 'arrow pointer 
mark' and you can place the cursor in a notebook.

You get more details on

Rainer Gruber

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