Re: Re: What happened to StandardForm?
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- Subject: [mg100188] Re: [mg100139] Re: What happened to StandardForm?
- From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
- Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 04:09:23 -0400 (EDT)
- Reply-to: jfultz at wolfram.com
On Tue, 26 May 2009 05:08:57 -0400 (EDT), David Bailey wrote: > Kevin J. McCann wrote: > >> I used to be able to cut and paste a newsgroup example, do a ctl-shift-N >> and turn it into StandardForm. This key stroke sequence seems to have >> vanished. Any ideas? >> >> Kevin >> > It works for me, using Mathematica 7.0 on Windows. I wonder if you are > actually encountering this issue with Thunderbird: > > x circumflex 2 (* where you use the ^ operator! *) > > prints using normal superscript notation, which looks great until you > copy and paste it into Mathematica, when it comes out as x2. > > If this is your actual problem, a partial solution is to view the > message source and copy and paste from that. > > David Bailey > http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk Incidentally, this problem can be fully worked around by turning off the display of emoticons in the Thunderbird preferences. The emoticon support also affects the superscript behavior. Sincerely, John Fultz jfultz at wolfram.com User Interface Group Wolfram Research, Inc.