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Re: Trouble accessing "Windows"-type Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg73231] Re: [mg73209] Trouble accessing "Windows"-type Mathematica
  • From: gardyloo <gardyloo at>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 03:39:17 -0500 (EST)
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Hi, Rayne,

     I have the feeling that the number-lock is on on your computer. Try 
turning it off.

                  --C. O.

Wu Wei Dong wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having trouble accessing the "Windows"-type Mathematica in my computer =
> lab, which uses Xfce terminals, that is I cannot edit whatever I've typed.
> For example, pressing Shift-Enter or Enter simply goes to the next line, no=
> t evaluate input. I had to use the mouse to choose the Evaluate options. Pr=
> essing "Delete" or "Backspace" doesn't work, I have to retype the whole lin=
> e if I make a mistake. Also, after I save and close the session down, I can=
>  only continue working at the top of the notebook space when I open the fil=
> e again. Basically, the version in the lab is very similar to the command-l=
> ine version, except the former was able to show the palette.
> Also, the cursor on the interface is that of a "hand" and not a "I", like i=
> n Adobe Reader where all you can do is drag the page around but not edit. S=
> o I'm having trouble editing the entries in a matrix created by a palette. =
> I can type in the first entry, but I can't get to the rest of the entries. =
> Pressing "Tab" simply creates the tab space, and I can't click on the other=
>  boxes in the matrix to edit them.
> Are there any options that I'm not aware of that would make it easier to wo=
> rk with, that is, to be able to edit stuff easily?
> Thank you.
> Regards,
> Rayne

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