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RE: Question: formatting text, sections

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg45938] RE: [mg45903] Question: formatting text, sections
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 04:16:10 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Jason,

To my mind, this is the one flaw in Automatic Grouping. (Still Automatic
Grouping is infinitely better than manual grouping.)

You can obtain your objective by:
1) adding the Text cell in the last subsection.
2) Use Shift-Ctrl-E (or menu/Formate/ShowExpression) to see the underlying
expression.
3) Add the option

CellGroupingRules->{"SectionGrouping",40}

at the end of the Cell statement

4) Use Shift-Ctrl-E to return to the normal display.

The Text cell will now be grouped with the Section and not with the
subsection.

I've pasted a sample notebook at the end of this posting.

You can look up CellGroupingRules in
HelpBrowser/FrontEnd/Cell Options/Cell Properties/CellGroupingRules

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/

From: Jason Miller [mailto:millerj at truman.edu]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net

I have a section in a Mathematica notebook that has several
subsections.  I want to end the section with some text, but that text
gets automagically included in the last subsection's cell bracket.  I'd
like it to occur outside (below) that cell bracket so that when I close
the subsection cell (to hide its contents), the last bit of text is
still visible to the reader.  Is there a slick/easy way to do this?

Thanks.

================================================================
Jason E. Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO
http://pyrite.truman.edu/millerj/
660.785.7430

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