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Re: Text in nb

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  • Subject: [mg75015] Re: Text in nb
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 01:07:56 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <evn7cg$jd$>

Bruno Campanini wrote:
> How can I get text descriptions perfectly aligned and
> without text delimiters as they appear in Help's
> text descriptions?
> Using text descriptors such as "..." and (*...*) result
> in a very poor text quality.
> Bruno

You want a text cell. To apply the style text to a cell, select the cell 
and go to Menu Format -> Style -> Text (or Alt + 7 on Windows).

The following documents should help:

"Word Processing in Notebooks" at


"Notebooks as Documents" at


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