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

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  • Subject: [mg75621] Re: [mg75610] [Mathematica 6] Format->Magnification does not work
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 05:27:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200705060556.BAA03908@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

Work-around: use the xxx% area on the bottom bar of the notebook's window.

Things change...

Nasser Abbasi 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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