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Re: Switch to TraditionalForm in style File

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  • Subject: [mg78065] Re: [mg78030] Switch to TraditionalForm in style File
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 06:37:45 -0400 (EDT)
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Peter Breitfeld wrote:

>I created a notebook style which does nearly all I want. The only
>missing feature is the following:
>When I choose Format/Styles/DisplayedFormula I can enter formulas as
>expected, but they default on StandardForm. I want them to default on
>TraditionalForm (I can do it by hand choosing Shift+Command+T on Mac),
>but I want to alter the StyleDefinition of DisplayedFormula to default
>to TraditionalForm.
>I tried to set
>but this doesn't change anything.
>Any hints?
>Gruss Peter
I modified the DisplayFormula cell in the default stylesheet to:


Then, when I create a DisplayFormula cell and type a, the a is 
italicized, the usual behavior for TraditionalForm. Is that what you wanted?

Carl Woll
Wolfram Research

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