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Re: Help: Font problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg81217] Re: Help: Font problem
  • From: j.f.b.payne at tesco.net
  • Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 04:03:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fcg44l$rgd$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 15 Sep, 09:12, Amy Lee <openlinuxsou... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm a Mathematica user, I use Mathematica 5. My OS CentOS 3. I have a
> problem about fonts when I use Mathematica.
>
> In the worksheet, it will be many squares when I press BackSpace button,
> so I can't delete words while I'm typing.

I'm not quite sure what you're describing here, but it sounds as if
the Backspace key is not working.
Probably it is mapped to a character that doesn't exist in the font,
so it gets displayed as a square.

Why this might be, and what to do about it is discussed here:
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/BackspaceDelete/index.html

John Payne



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