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Re: Mathematica Tutorials Format

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  • Subject: [mg89657] Re: Mathematica Tutorials Format
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at arcor.net>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:42:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g32q3c$c1o$1@smc.vnet.net>

David Park wrote:
> One thing that I find inconvenient about many of the Mathematica Tutorials 
> is that Group Openers are not used for the Sections and Subsections. The 
> result of this is that these tutorials are more like long scrolls than like 
> codex books. It is very difficult to navigate a window with a narrow scroll 
> bar. Nor is it easy to see what the overall organization is. It is a little 
> difficult to remember what the different style of the headings are without a 
> comparison in sight.
> 
> It's possible to close up the Sections in a Tutorial but this isn't 
> remembered the next time you load it so is of little use.

Good point, the first thing I always do when I open a tutorial is Ctrl-A
Ctrl-Shift-} , which selects everything and closes all subgroups...

albert


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