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Re: Using Alt or Cmd Keys to Enter Cell Types

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  • Subject: [mg93805] Re: Using Alt or Cmd Keys to Enter Cell Types
  • From: WetBlanket <Wyvern864 at>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 05:13:49 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gggqb6$2tq$>

On Nov 25, 6:16 am, "David Park" <djmp... at> wrote:
> Does anyone else ever have difficulty in getting the Alt key to work when
> entering new cells in a notebook? For me, in Version 7, this has become v=
> erratic. Sometimes it works and sometimes it just won't work at all. I di=
> insert ShowCellBracket->Automatic into my style sheet. But when I changed=
> to ShowCellBracket->True, I still have the problem.  Then I changed the
> notebook to the DefaultStyle and I still have the problem.
> It is a bit annoying that this no longer works because it was my primary
> method of designating new cell types.
> David Park
> djmp... at
>  <>

Yes, I have had the same experience.  I have not kept careful notes
but it seems to occur more often after I had used the new Plaettes to
create a text cell -- such as Classroom Assistant.


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