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Re: Cell brackets on left ?

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  • Subject: [mg80601] Re: [mg80573] Cell brackets on left ?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:11:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200708260709.DAA03958@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

For the purpose you described, it may be sufficient to use the option 
ShowGroupOpener (for version 6) in the Options Inspector (or 
programmatically -- see ShowGroupOpener in the DocumentationCenter).

If you set that option at the notebook level, it will affect ALL groups, 
including input-output pairs.  You may want, instead, to apply this just 
to section cells and subsection cells, e.g.  In that case, apply the 
option to the corresponding type of cell in the Stylesheet.


burns at rowland.harvard.edu wrote:
> A colleague new to Mathematica asked if there was any way to put the
> cell brackets on the left side of the notebook instead of the right.
> He was having difficulty reading a title on the left and then moving
> across a large expanse of white space to find the corresponding
> bracket on the right to open it up, and asked if it wouldn't make more
> sense to have the brackets on the left where they would be close to
> the content of the cell. After browsing around the options inspector
> and stylesheet editor, I'm pretty sure there isn't an option to do
> that, but I'm wondering if that wouldn't be a useful option to have.
> 
> Mike Burns
> 
> 

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