Re: Copying cell contents?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69848] Re: Copying cell contents?*From*: jmhigg at gmail.com*Date*: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 03:53:21 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <ef5083$mma$1@smc.vnet.net>

Convert your cell to InputForm and then paste Cheers, Brian AES wrote: > OK, what's the magic procedure for copying the text contents of a > notebook cell and pasting it into a word processor or newsgroup message > so I *don't* get something like the following? > > > \!\(\* RowBox[{\(ReplaceAll::"reps"\), \(\(:\)\(\ \)\), > \"\<\"\\!\\({\\(ProjectInformation[\\(\\(\\\"/Users/AE\\\"\[Ellipsis]\\\" > \culations\\\"\\)\\)]\\)}\\) is neither a list of replacement rules nor > a \valid dispatch table, and so cannot be used for replacing. > \\\!\\(\\*ButtonBox[\\\"More\[Ellipsis]\\\", > ButtonStyle->\\\"RefGuideLinkText\\\\", ButtonFrame->None, > ButtonData:>\\\"ReplaceAll::reps\\\"]\\)\"\>"}]\) > > > > * What do I select? (Cell bracket? or cell contents?) > > * Which of the FrontEnd menu commands do I choose? > > Seems as if each and every one of the menu commands, *all* of them, lead > to the above.