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Re: total newbie

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  • Subject: [mg111055] Re: total newbie
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza10 at>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 01:06:04 -0400 (EDT)

You must use Shift-Enter. If you have an extended keyboard, i.e., one with the numeric keys at the right, you may use the Enter in the small keyboard. The cursor needs not be at the end of the line, as long as it is in the same cell.


> Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 08:15:51 -0400
> From: kellrobinson at
> Subject: [mg111020] total newbie
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> I downloaded mathematica tonight so I can do an assignment.  I have to
> modify a file our teacher posted on the class website, solve some equations
> and generate a curve...
> okay, this file ends in the extension nb.
> I need to know how to make the commands in the file execute.
> Now don't laugh.  I put the  cursor at the end of the line (for example a
> ParametricPlot command) and hit enter.  I get a carriage return.
> My problem is so elementary that the help menus don't even address it.

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