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Re: [Mathematica 6] Format->Style sheet->Report. no CELL brackets

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  • Subject: [mg75696] Re: [Mathematica 6] Format->Style sheet->Report. no CELL brackets
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 04:17:36 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
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a) the cell brakets are still there -- you can not see them
    but you can still select the cell this is done blind, but it works
b) you can edit the style sheet and modify the screen style environment
    to show the brakets


Nasser Abbasi wrote:
> Mathematica 6, windows XP home edition:
> I've used report style sheet all the time before in 5.2, and it always used 
> to have those cell brackets that we all love and select on the right side of 
> the notebook.
> But now in 6.0, when I set the style sheet to report, there are NO cell 
> brackets any where to be seen !
> How is one supposed to delete a cell or do anything without cell brackets to 
> hold to?
> This is a screen shot of 5.2 note being opened in 6.0 showing the cell 
> brackets on the right for the report style:
> This is a screen shot of 6.0 notebook which is report style, and you can see 
> there is nothing there on the right.
> Is this a bug or a feature?
> I also noticed a much more alarming thing: few times when I have a notebook 
> open, then I do  Format->Style sheet->Report to change the style to report, 
> then the whole notebook died and disappeared. There was no error message or 
> anything, the open notebook just went away in split second never to be seen 
> again. This does not happen every time, but it happened 3-4 times so far. It 
> seems random.
> I have a feeling there is a problem with the report style in 6.0
> thanks
> Nasser

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