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

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  • Subject: [mg75762] Re: [mg75696] Re: [Mathematica 6] Format->Style sheet->Report. no
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 05:09:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <f1pj5u$jkb$1@smc.vnet.net> <200705090817.EAA09460@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

I'm using Report.nb as style sheet for a 6.0 notebook and I see cell 
brackets everywhere.  I know I haven't edited Report.nb, and I'm pretty 
sure I haven't changed any global preferences.

Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 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
> 
> Regards
>     Jens
> 
> 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:
>> http://12000.org/tmp/050807/old_report.PNG
>>
>> This is a screen shot of 6.0 notebook which is report style, and you can see 
>> there is nothing there on the right.
>> http://12000.org/tmp/050807/new_report.PNG
>>
>> 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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