Re: Re: Re: deleting a title or subtitle in a notebook

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg73798] Re: [mg73740] Re: [mg73714] Re: [mg73713] deleting a title or subtitle in a notebook*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 04:43:38 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200702250938.EAA08342@smc.vnet.net> <200702261112.GAA27590@smc.vnet.net> <200702271045.FAA23866@smc.vnet.net>

I suggested a much simpler (in my opinion) approach: just clicking anywhere in the cell that does not display a bracket and choosing Show Expression form the Format menu. The bracket will then appear. I have been using this mehtod for years. I am curious that this suggestion is being ignored; is there anything wrong with it? Andrzej Kozlowski On 27 Feb 2007, at 11:45, Murray Eisenberg wrote: > In considering my response further, another possibility occurred to > me: > You are using a notebook StyleSheet in which Title and Subtitle > cells do > not display their cell brackets at all. > > In that case, you could temporarily change the Style Sheet back to a > default style that does show those brackets, delete the cell, and then > restore the Style Sheet you want. Of course do this ONLY if you are > using a saved, separate Style Sheet rather than an imported copy that > you have modified. > > Murray Eisenberg wrote: >> Are you saying that when, with the notebook open in the Front End, >> you >> select the bracket for a cell -- whatever style the cell might be >> -- and >> use Delete, the cell does not get deleted? >> >> Even if, by accident, you changed the cell's properties to Not >> Editable >> (in the Cell menu), Mathematica would still let you delete it. >> >> Could you have changed the cell's properties using the Option >> Inspector >> by any chance? That allows you to mark the cell as not >> Deletable. To >> check on this, select the cell. Open the Option Inspector (from Cell >> menu, select Option Inspector). Expand the section "Cell Options" in >> the Option Inspector's large lower window. Under the Cell Options >> category, expand the "General Properties" section. The fourth >> entry in >> the expanded list will be Deletable. See whether that is set at its >> default value of True; if not, change it to True. Click the Apply >> button and close the Option Inspector. YOu should now be able to >> delete >> the cell. >> >> grzz_76 at hotmail.com wrote: >>> How do you delete a cell that was converted to a title or >>> subtitle in >>> a Mathematica notebook? I'm astonished how difficult it is to >>> find the >>> answer to this seemingly simple task!! I've tried changing the >>> style, >>> using the Delete button, but nothing seems to work! >>> >>> >> > > -- > Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) > University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) > 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 > Amherst, MA 01003-9305 >

**References**:**deleting a title or subtitle in a notebook***From:*grzz_76@hotmail.com

**Re: deleting a title or subtitle in a notebook***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>

**Re: Re: deleting a title or subtitle in a notebook***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>