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Re: formatting of string in input vs. output cells

Output cells generally ahve the option


You can see this by looking at the Core.nb style sheet and examining
the format of the Output cell style.


On May 29, 8:58 pm, pfalloon <pfall... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know the cell style options which control how strings are
> displayed? As a simple example, when you enter the following in a
> notebook session:
> In[44]:= "x"
> Out[44]= x
> The output cell suppresses the double quotes "". This also occurs with
> things like NumberForm and so on. It becomes a pain when you, say,
> print a table of numbers formatted using NumberForm, and then copy
> this to a cell of a different type, where suddenly the quotes become
> visible.
> What I'd like to know is what cell formatting option is controlling
> the display/suppression of the quotes, so that I can add to whatever
> other cell types I need to use (e.g. "Table" styles). Digging in the
> option inspector I have not been able to find anything, and there
> doesn't seem to be much documentation either.
> thanks,
> Peter.

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