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Re: The side-effects of mixing TraditionalForm inside

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  • Subject: [mg110800] Re: The side-effects of mixing TraditionalForm inside
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 07:42:07 -0400 (EDT)

On 7/6/10 at 5:03 AM, murray at math.umass.edu (Murray Eisenberg) wrote:

>If you want to open all the closed groups in _any_ window, including
>a window inside the Help Browser, after being sure that window has
>the focus, you can do it with the menu:

>Edit > Select All
>Cell > Grouping > Open All Subgroups

>And the menu items will show you which keyboard shortcuts to use on
>your platform.

On a Mac, the approach you describe above doesn't seem possible
without using the mouse. The issue is when the Help Browser page
is appears, the focus is on the search input box. Consequently,
the key stroke to Select All selects the contents of the search
box rather than all of the cells. Clicking the mouse once on the
window anywhere except the search box causes the focus to
change. Now all of the cells can be selected and opened using
key strokes.



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