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Re: Re: Named Formats? (followup question)

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg65877] Re: [mg65862] Re: Named Formats? (followup question)
  • From: Maxim <m.r at inbox.ru>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 05:15:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: Maxim <m.r at inbox.ru>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

-----Original Message-----
From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg65877] Re: [mg65862] Re: Named Formats? (followup question)

> 
> On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 04:54:17 -0400 (EDT), Maxim wrote:
> > On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 07:38:36 +0000 (UTC), Paul Abbott
> >
> > <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> >
> >> In article <e1surj$cjf$1 at smc.vnet.net>, AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I like to work in Mathematica with screen magnification 125% or 150%,
> >>> cells wrapped to window width, then convert to 100% magnification,
> >>> cells
> >>> wrapped to page width, and Show Page Breaks turned on for printing to
> >>> paper -- or maybe other options for print to PDF.
> >>>
> >>> Is there any kind of "named format" capability, akin to Style Sheets,
> >>> that would enable one to switch between these options in one click
> >>> (or
> >>> maybe by executing one notebook cell?), instead of having to execute
> >>> a
> >>> multi-step sequence of menu commands?
> >>>
> >> Called Environments, they are part of the StyleSheet functionality.
> >>
> >> For the "Working" style set
> >>
> >> Magnification->1.5,
> >> PageWidth->WindowWidth,
> >>
> >> and for the "Printout" style set (the default)
> >>
> >> PageWidth->PaperWidth,
> >>
> >> Using the "ShowPageBreaks" Front End Token you can Show Page Breaks:
> >>
> >> FrontEndExecute[{FrontEndToken[
> >> FrontEnd`EvaluationNotebook[], "ShowPageBreaks"]}]
> >>
> >> Note that this is a toggle -- executing it if page breaks are showing
> >> turns it off.
> >>
> >> However, there does not seem to be a Front End Token for switching
> >>
> >> Format | Screen Style Environment | Working
> >>
> >> to
> >>
> >> Format | Screen Style Environment | Printout
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Paul
> >>
> >
> > For some reason the first command works but the second one doesn't:
> >
> > FrontEndTokenExecute[
> > "Format", "ScreenStyleEnvironment", "Presentation"]
> >
> > FrontEndTokenExecute[SelectedNotebook[],
> > "Format", "ScreenStyleEnvironment", "Presentation"]
> >
> > Maxim Rytin
> > m.r at inbox.ru
> 
> SelectedNotebook[] doesn't always point to the notebook you might expect on 
> non-Windows platforms -- partly due to FE bugs, and partly due to operating 
> system limitations.
> 
> But, most of the time, when you're thinking SelectedNotebook[], you really 
> mean InputNotebook[], which is the notebook that all keystrokes go to 
> (SelectedNotebook[] may refer to a palette, which can be selected but can 
> never receive input).
> 
> Alternatively, you could also have used EvaluationNotebook[], which is the 
> notebook that the current evaluation is running in.
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> John Fultz
> jfultz at wolfram.com
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.
> 
> 

Yes, but on my system (Windows XP) it doesn't work regardless of which notebook I specify as the first argument...

Maxim Rytin
m.r at inbox.ru


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