Re: A dragging matter of Interpretation
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- Subject: [mg112283] Re: A dragging matter of Interpretation
- From: Simon <simonjtyler at gmail.com>
- Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 06:08:56 -0400 (EDT)
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On Sep 7, 4:03 pm, magma <mader... at gmail.com> wrote: > If you go to the Interpretation page in the Doc center, and try to > reproduce the example described there: Interpretation["x",1] on > another nb, you may - or may not - succeed. > > The documentation says that you can copy and paste the output of > Interpretation["x",1] onto another cell and you should get something > that looks like "x", but when evaluated acts like 1. > > Well...I did not succeed in replicating this at first. > That is because I often, very often, select things by multiple- > clicking on them. > In this case, this technique does not work. > I do get the "x", but it stays an "x". That is: it is not interpreted. > You can check this also by looking at the cell expression. > But I found out by chance that the ONLY permissible way to select (and > then copy) the "x" seems to be: > DRAG your mouse over the x and then copy it. > > This is obviously a limitation of Interpretation which should be > pointed out in the documentation > > Is there a way, perhaps with some option, to allow multiple-clickable > interpreted objects in Mathematica? You can select InterpretationBox objects using multiple clicks - you just need to click one more time. You can also disable the selection of the interior objects using the Selectable->False option.