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Re: Comments in the front end

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  • Subject: [mg73409] Re: Comments in the front end
  • From: "dimitris" <dimmechan at>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 05:09:50 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <equnv5$il0$>

Select the Cell(s) and press Alt+7.
This will convert the Cell(s) to Text Format.


Note that as with all the CAS and in general programming languages one
must read some things from the Help
Browser before starting using Mathematica for perposes like homeworks

Ted Ersek's advice here (
Tricks.html) proved to be very helpful for me.

"=2E..Sections 1.0 through 1.10,  sections 2.1 through 2.4 of
Mathematica Book are highly
recommended. After that one should read any sections in Part III
(Advanced Mathematics in Mathematica) in the same book that are of his
special interest..."


=CF/=C7 p at =DD=E3=F1=E1=F8=E5:
> The front end is driving me batty.  I want to do hw using Mathematica, an=
d put the
> problem statment at the top of the workbook.
> I put the problem statement within (*  *) but the formatting is horrendou=
> especially when I insert a matrix within the comments.
> Is there a way to tell Mathematica to leave comment formatting alone?
> Thanks!
> Pete

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