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Re: Problems with Mathematica text in email

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  • Subject: [mg83561] Re: Problems with Mathematica text in email
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 06:41:58 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <fi3kuv$c7h$1@smc.vnet.net>

Kevin J. McCann wrote:

> I have noticed recently that a number of posts show text with powers and 
> other symbols. For example, x^2+y^2==z^3 shows up with the nice 
> exponentials in the text rather than what I just showed. I am not sure 
> how this was copied, but I can't get it. Anyway, when I copy such things 
> into a notebook it comes out as x2+y2==z3, which makes it difficult to use.
> 
> Is there a way to copy this stuff into a notebook so it does it 
> correctly? If not, then it would be nice if posters would Copy As Plain 
> Text. Does anyone else have this problem? I am using Thunderbird under WXP.

The issue is related to how Thunderbird handles emoticons (or smilies).

To fix it, in Thunderbird 2.0, go to menu Tools -> Options -> Display -> 
Formatting -> Plain Test Messages -> uncheck the box "Display emoticons 
as graphics".

Regards,
-- 
Jean-Marc


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