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Re: Modifying the Default stylesheet?
After writing the previous detailed answer, I realize that I should just add a small suite of tools to A WorkLife FrameWork that automates the creation fo new stylesheets. So, I will do this... --David http://scientificarts.com/worklife A WorkLife FrameWork E x t e n d i n g MATHEMATICA's Reach... On Oct 1, 4:58 am, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote: > 1) I do essentially all my notebooks in a single default format or > stylesheet, which I'd like to edit in some trivial ways (e.g., change > the working Text font to Helvetica. > > What's the recommended procedure for doing this? Can I (should I) edit > the Default.nb file directly? Or better to create a new myDefault.nb > style? How do I do this, and where do I put it? > > [And is there somewhere I can read about this (or actually get a step by > step description of how to do it) without getting lost deep in a > sequence of infinitely cascading "Help" files?] > > 2) As a trivial add-on point: The Format >> Style menu brings up a > submenu that shows you the Style you (or someone) selected for a given > cell (the selected Style is checked). > > The Format >> Stylesheet menu brings up a submenu that *doesn't* > indicate the Stylesheet that you (or someone) selected for the selected > notebook (the selected Stylesheet is *not* checked). > > Why not?