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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 wolfram.com>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 06:37:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200706210956.FAA27573@smc.vnet.net>

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
>
>DefaultFormatType->{DefaultInputFormatType,TraditionalForm}
>
>but this doesn't change anything.
>
>Any hints?
>
>Gruss Peter
>  
>
I modified the DisplayFormula cell in the default stylesheet to:

Cell[StyleData["DisplayFormula"],
 DefaultFormatType->TraditionalForm]

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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