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Re: Creating a hybrid cell

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  • Subject: [mg108895] Re: Creating a hybrid cell
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 07:25:02 -0400 (EDT)
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On 05.04.2010 14:00, Geico Caveman wrote:
> I am doing a calculation. Let us say that the result of the calculation
> is in variable X1 (which was extracted from a list using [[]] type
> constructs - unimportant, but it is a result).
> I want to add text cells later in the notebook that refer to the value
> of X1 (not the string "X1"). I have tried doing this with the use of
> inline cells crtl + ( and ctrl + ), but when I evaluate the notebook, I
> just get something like :
> "We calculated X1 earlier to be X1." instead of the expected "We
> calculated X1 earlier to be<<value of X1>>".
> I am trying to use Mathematica as a tool to create a handout for a class.
> I am not a Mathematica newbie, though I am new to using it for any
> purpose other than as a calculation program.
> Any ideas if this is possible ?

Hi geico,
you could e.g. assuming x already has a value, first write your text like:
then select the second x and choose "Evaluate in Place" (from the menu 
"Evaluation" or by right click)


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