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Re: ctrl-I for italics?

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  • Subject: [mg45715] Re: [mg45691] ctrl-I for italics?
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 04:54:58 -0500 (EST)
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I presume you mean italics for text cells. In that case, yes, simply select
whatever you wish to appear in italics and press ctrl-i. Otherwise, if you
want to use italics for expressions in an ordinary input cell, don't. Better
use traditional form, and you'll get very nice looking expressions.

Tomas Garza

Mexico City
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mtmtk" <mtmtk2003 at>
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Subject: [mg45715] [mg45691] ctrl-I for italics?

> Hello, I just started learning Mathematica. Is there a way to have a
> keyboard shortcut for italics? It seems that ctrl-I is reserved for
> the imaginary i? Thanks

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