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Re: finding special characters in the help browser.

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  • Subject: [mg45924] Re: finding special characters in the help browser.
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 05:36:52 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <bv2fq7$58$> <bv5d4h$sq8$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <bv2fq7$58$1 at>, Harold.Noffke at (Harold
Noffke) wrote:

> In the line of code ...
>     {GrayLevel[0.], AbsoluteThickness[t_], Line[{{u_, y1_}, {u_,
> y2_}}]} /;
> you use the /-character before the semicolon.  There is an earlier
> line where you also use this.
> ... text omitted ...
> If there's an reference for this in the Help System, I'd also
> appreciate a pointer to the correct bookmark.

Highlight the /; with your mouse and then use the Help menu entry

   Help | Find Selected Function ...

(also note the machine-dependent keyboard shortcut listed next to this 
menu entry).


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