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Re: Need good reference for writing Stylesheets

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  • Subject: [mg68927] Re: Need good reference for writing Stylesheets
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 07:16:00 -0400 (EDT)
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David Park wrote:
> Dear Helen,
> You didn't put the new cell type "near the top" of the style sheet but just
> far enough down so that it would catch a hot key and NOT disturb most of the
> standard hot keys. So you don't have to worry about the Mathematica Militia
> appearing on your doorstep! (Just kidding.)

Phew, I'll sleep better tonight!

> You could have gone one position lower and only bumped the hot key for
> InputCells since they don't really need a hot key. 

Right, but it's too late. I've been using Alt-8 for my GraderText for at 
least 6 years, and don't want to have to train myself to use Alt-9 instead.

> What caused me to include
> the comment in my posting is the MiER style sheet for submission of
> articles. It completely rearranges most of the hot keys, and specifically
> the hot key for Text cells had been changed. Since that is the hot key I use
> most often I found it quite annoying.
> And I am quite impressed with the work you are doing with Mathematica in
> education.


Helen Read
University of Vermont

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