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Re: copy/paste of exponents

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  • Subject: [mg96450] Re: copy/paste of exponents
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 03:48:55 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <gn11fj$80p$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <gn11fj$80p$1 at smc.vnet.net>, dh <dh at metrohm.com> wrote:

> 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.

Hi Daniel,

Goto menu Preferences -> Display -> Formatting -> Plain Text Messages -> 
from there be sure to uncheck the option "Display emoticons as graphics"

Best regards,
--Jean-Marc


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