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Re: copy/paste of exponents

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  • Subject: [mg96422] Re: copy/paste of exponents
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 03:43:45 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gn11fj$80p$>

dh wrote:
> Hi,
> I think I am not the only one who has the annoying problem of copying 
> formulas from Thunderbird and pasting it into Mathematica. All exponents 
> (carets) are thereby lost. The problems comes from the fact, that 
> Thunderbird interprets the caret and displays superscripts.
> A workaround is to use the menu: View/Message Source, where the carets 
> are shown.
> However, it should be possible to configure Thunderbird to not interpret 
> carets. But I failed to find out how and would appreciate if anybody 
> knows it.

Go to Tools, Options, Display, and turn off "Display emoticons as graphics".

Helen Read
University of Vermont

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