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Re: Re: Re: Compatibility woes

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  • Subject: [mg76662] Re: [mg76593] Re: [mg76461] Re: Compatibility woes
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 06:40:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <f2btsp$iha$><f2haq0$1o5$> <> <> <>
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The top left field in he Options Inspector window is labeled "Show 
option values". From the drop-down menu there, select "Selected 
Notebook" (or, if you want to change it for all notebooks, select 
"Global Preferences").

Mark Adler wrote:
> On May 23, 2007, at 3:48 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> In the Options Inspector:
>> Cell Options: Cell Labels > ShowCellLabel
>> Just apply this at the Notebook level (if you want to do this for  
>> the entire notebook).
> That's what I was referring to when I said that there were cell  
> options.  I can select all of the cells in a notebook and turn off  
> showing the cell label.  However when I create new cells, they don't  
> have that attribute and I see the danged labels.
> Perhaps I don't know how to "apply this at the notebook level", if  
> you mean something other that applying it to all of the cells in a  
> notebook.  ShowCellLabel only shows up under Cell Options.  It  
> doesn't show up under Notebook Options or Global Options.
> In the good old days (i.e. a few weeks ago with 5.2), there was a  
> Show In/Out Names in the Kernel menu that very simply turned off the  
> labels for all cells in a notebook, whether the cells are existing or  
> yet unborn.  That's the functionality I'm looking for.  I'm guessing  
> it's out there somewhere, since my old notebooks that I gave that  
> setting in 5.2 have this behavior in 6.0.  I don't know how to get  
> that behavior for new notebooks in 6.0.
> Mark

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