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Re: Re: 6.0 not seeing style sheets in $InstallationDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets

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  • Subject: [mg76293] Re: [mg76262] Re: 6.0 not seeing style sheets in $InstallationDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 04:36:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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But these are style sheets supplied by Wolfram Research as part of 
Mathematica 6.0!!!

Lev Bishop wrote:
> Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> When I use the menu selection Format > Stylesheet with Mathematica 6.0,
>> I am NOT seeing in the list of style sheets any of those that are in
>>  $InstallationDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets.
>> I AM seeing those in subdirectories of that directory!  (Subdirectories
>> Article, ..., Wolfram.)  And I AM seeing those in
>>   $UserBaseDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets
>> (as well as in subdirectories of that).
>> My $UserBaseDirectory is the same as $BaseDirectory, $AddOnsDirectory,
>> and $UserAddOnsDirectory for this single-user system.
>> I even tried copying one of them, ArticleClassic.nb, from
>> $InstallationDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets
>> to $UserBaseDirectory/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets, but still I
>> don't see it after restarting Mathematica with clean preferences.
>> What's wrong and how can it be fixed?
> Try using a text editor and deleting the line "MenuPosition->0" from
> near the top of the stylesheet.nb files (also you can then delete the
> cache id line, and open and re-save the notebook file in mathematica,
> so you recreate the cached data, so it loads a bit faster). Then
> restart mathematica and the stylesheet should show up.
> It seems that "MenuPosition->0" has the effect of making the
> stylesheet not show up in the menu at all.
> It's pretty tedious making the change to each stylesheet...
> Lev

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