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Re: Can't Save Style Sheet with Notebook

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  • Subject: [mg83855] Re: [mg83813] Can't Save Style Sheet with Notebook
  • From: "W. Craig Carter" <ccarter at>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 04:15:41 -0500 (EST)
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There was a thread about this topic sometime in June or July 
2007.  The trick involves setting MenuPosition option in the 
notebook to a an integer less than some upper bound.

There is a nice discussion of this by J. Fultz in mathgroup 
posting mg76590, and a step-by-step notebook to be found at 
David Park's website:

I also had legacy stylesheets that I liked and had put some 
effort into, but for Math6 I ended up using the following 
solution: Pick a standard style sheet that you wish to 
modify (this could be Default.nb).  Open a notebook, use 
that style, edit the style sheet, save that edited (using 
save as) style sheet in your own style-sheets library.  YOu 
should be able to reopen and edit that save stylesheets, but 
you have to open and "save as" explicitly.

I recreated my old style sheet. It was a bit of work, but 
the product was superior to my 5 version.  Inheritance is 
*very* useful for stylesheets.


> From: Joe Sneed <jsneed at>
> Subject: [mg83813] Can't Save Style Sheet with Notebook
> I appear to be unable to save user constructed, V5.1 legacy style with a
> notebook in V6.01.
> The style sheet is installed and appears on the style menu. When I save


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