Re: Correcting a typing blunder
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- Subject: [mg99475] Re: Correcting a typing blunder
- From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
- Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 05:26:33 -0400 (EDT)
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Hugh Goyder wrote:
> Every so often I am typing some notes into a text cell and I hit the
> wrong combination of keys and the text cell unravels. Pressing control-
> z is no help. I give an example below. I think I was going for Control-
> i to make the next symbol italics and messed up by typing Control-
> Shift-i. How do I convert this back into text which has an equation in
> it? This I can easily retype but it is annoying when you have a long
> paragraph with several nicely typeset equations.
> If you copy the text below into a notebook highlight the cell bracket
> and press Alt-7 followed by Control-Shift-I you will have the messed
> up version that I have in the notebook.
> Many thanks
> Hugh Goyder
> Gas*Law*spring . We*have
> P*(A*(Subscript[x, 2] - Subscript[x, 1]))^\[Gamma] = Subscript[P, 0]*
> whrere*P*is*the*pressure*A*the*cross - sectional*area*and*Subscript[x,
> 1]*and*Subscript[x, 2]*the*current*
Control-Shift-i Converts to InputForm (look at the Cell>Convert menu).
To convert the cell back to StandardForm, press Control-Shift-n.
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