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Re: [Mathematica 6] Format->Magnification does not work on notebook

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  • Subject: [mg75638] Re: [mg75610] [Mathematica 6] Format->Magnification does not work on notebook
  • From: bsyehuda at
  • Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 05:36:21 -0400 (EDT)
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I got the feeling that you are working under Linux
For version 6 it happens that when the NumLock is ON it effects the
magnification as well as many other FrontEnd related functionality
Under windows there is no problem with that issue


On 5/6/07, Nasser Abbasi <nma at> wrote:
> Is this a feature of a bug?
> It used to be (in 5.2) when I do  Format->Magnification->150%  (say), then
> the WHOLE notebook will be magnified.
> Now, when I do the same NOTHING happens. The fonts remain small.
> One has to first go and select all the cells to be magnified, then do the
> Format->Magnification->150%, and then only those cells are magnified.
> I do not understand the logic of this. I guess/I hope,  that there is an
> option to turn this "feature" off so that magnification will affect the
> whole notebook as before, I'll go look to see if so.
> But I think the old way was better. (just like the old help was better)
> (To the Mathematica engineers: if it AINT broke, please do NOT fix it)
> Nasser

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