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Re: front end error when making boxes

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  • Subject: [mg56528] Re: front end error when making boxes
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:40:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d4ms3k$20a$>
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Chris Chiasson wrote:
> Dear Mathgroup,
> If a user makes a mistake and types this into the front end:
> BoxData[FractionBox["1", "2"]] // DisplayForm
> Instead of typing, say:
> FractionBox["1", "2"] // DisplayForm
> An error report is produced, which is fine.
> However, on my version of Mathematica (5.0, Windows XP SP2), this
> causes the home and end keys to no longer jump to the beginning and
> end of a  line,respectively.
> Does anyone else have this problem?
> Thank you for your time,
This happens with Win2k SP4 and Mathematica
"4.0 for Microsoft Windows (July 16, 1999)"
Peter Pein

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