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Re: What's the new "Code" Style?

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  • Subject: [mg85526] Re: What's the new "Code" Style?
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 04:19:26 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fopajq$b0r$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi...

Search the archives of this group (under my login if you wish).  This
has been covered a few times.

For example:

http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica/browse_thread/=
thread/5db307336214aed1/e856569e98cbdbe9

Best,

David


On Feb 11, 6:12=A0am, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote:
> In the transition from earlier versions to 6.0, the Cmd-8 style in the
> Default Format was changed from something like "Small Text" (if I'm
> remembering correctly) to a style called "Code", which appears to
> function like "Input" but is formatted differently.
>
> What is this style? -- what's its purpose or objective? -- how does it
> differ from Input?
>
> [And for those of you who've been following my ongoing rants against
> Mathematica 6 documentation -- or lack of same -- a challenge: =A0Don't
> answer the above questions, but instead show me how a novice or ordinary
> user could find the answer to them, using what knowledge they might be
> expected to have, and the Mathematica Help menu item. =A0
>
> You'll find that looking for "Input" in the Find Selected Function menu
> command brings up an immediate and informative answer. =A0Looking for
> "Code", however, brings up 356 entries -- spread over 36 pages that you
> have to click through in sequence -- and this list is not alphabetized.]



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