Re: Re: Piecewise symbol in 5.1

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg52387] Re: Re: Piecewise symbol in 5.1*From*: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>*Date*: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 05:50:14 -0500 (EST)*References*: <cnuoqq$ss5$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

That fixes the problem. Thanks. Steve Luttrell "John Fultz" <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote in message news:cnuoqq$ss5$1 at smc.vnet.net... > It sounds like the installation of fonts in an upgrade scenario isn't as > reliable as it should be. What various people are describing here is that > some or all of the Mathematica fonts being used are coming from their 5.0 > (or possibly earlier) installation rather than the 5.1 installation. We > are investigating the problem to try to determine under exactly what > circumstances this happens and how to fix it. > > I'm including some instructions below on how to fix the problem under > Windows. If you have difficulties, or are experiencing problems on > platforms other than Windows, you should contact Technical Support at > support at wolfram.com. > > First, to determine if you have a problem, copy and paste the following > into 5.1... > > \[ConjugateTranspose] \[Transpose] \[Piecewise] > > You should see characters which look kind of like a plus, a T, and a left > brace. If you don't, try rebooting your system. If the problem still > persists, then... > > * Open the Fonts control panel. > * Find all fonts which begin with the name "Mathematica" and delete > them (if you find fonts beginning with "Math", you shouldnt' delete > those). > * Double-check to make sure they're all gone. This is important, since > occasionally, multiple copies of a font can be installed, and a font > can reappear after you deleted it. If there are some fonts which > refuse to go away, reboot the system and try again. > * In the Mathematica 5.1 installation directory, which is probably... > C:\Program Files\Wolfram Research\Mathematica\5.1 > open the subdirectory > SystemFiles\Fonts\TrueType > * Select all of the files in this directory, and drag them to the Fonts > control panel window. You'll briefly get a progress dialog indicating > that the fonts are being installed. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfultz at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > > On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 01:28:44 -0500 (EST), Steve Luttrell wrote: >> That's what I see as well (Mathematica 5.1 on Windows XP), except that >> the >> >> long vertical bar has a small empty rectangle at its upper right corner >> (occasionally the rectangle is replaced by a small T). I'm fairly sure >> this >> isn't intentionally a new notation, so there must be a font problem >> somewhere. >> >> Steve Luttrell >> >> "Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote in message >> news:cnq2vo$2fs$1 at smc.vnet.net... >>> In the downloadable AddendumV51.pdf, the display of a piecewise >>> definition, e.g., of >>> >>> Piecewise[{{x < 0, -1}, {x >= 0, 1}}] >>> >>> is shown with a large curly brace to the left of the pieces. But in my >>> Mathematica 5.1 under Windows 5.1, I see a long vertical bar. >>> >>> What do you see? >>> >>> -- >>> Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu >>> Mathematics & Statistics Dept. >>> Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) >>> University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) >>> 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 >>> Amherst, MA 01003-9305 >