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Re: stylesheet question

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  • Subject: [mg77373] Re: [mg77309] stylesheet question
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 03:59:54 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 6 Jun 2007 07:26:54 -0400 (EDT), Selwyn Hollis wrote:
> I'm working with a modified version of the Textbook stylesheet in 6.
> I want to change the DefaultNewCellStyle option to "Input", but
> putting DefaultNewCellStyle -> "Input" in local definitions for
> Notebook doesn't do it. Any suggestions?
> ~ Selwyn Hollis

DefaultNewCellStyle can be set on named cell styles in version 6.  This controls 
the new cell style in a cell group headed by a cell of that style.  So, for
example, in the Textbook stylesheet, the Title style has 
DefaultNewCellStyle->"Author".  This overrides the notebook-level setting.

In order to override this, you have to set the DefaultNewCellStyle option on the head group cell directly, or on the cell style being used by that cell in a

John Fultz
jfultz at
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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