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Re: Notebook interface and Wolfram-Alpha button [solved]

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  • Subject: [mg117170] Re: Notebook interface and Wolfram-Alpha button [solved]
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:01:18 -0500 (EST)

What's so "unclean" about the new insertion point line and "+" icon? It 
disappears, after all, as soon as you move on.

On 3/10/2011 6:11 AM, Didier laplot wrote:
> In case it would interest somebody someday, this is how I got rid of
> the Wolfram-Alpha/free-input form button put by default in a notebook
> with the Default StyleSheet by Mathematica version 8 (I am using the
> Mac version, but it should be similar on Windows):
> The code for displaying the annoying button is in the StyleSheet
> Default.nb (and probably in the other Wolfram StyleSheets - I haven't
> looked). I have opened the StyleSheet in a text editor and replaced,
> in the Style Environment Names section:
> CellInsertionPointCell->FEPrivate`FrontEndResource[
>    "FEExpressions", "CellInsertionMenu"]
> by:
> CellInsertionPointCell->None
> I saved the file in the text editor, opened it in Mathematica 8 and
> saved it from Mathematica as Default.nb. I then copied this modified
> file to the StyleSheets folder inside the Mathematica application
> package.
> Now my newly created notebooks with the Default StyleSheet do not show
> the plus sign button for Wolfram-Alpha and I am back to the clean
> old interface. So far everything works as expected, no crashes. We'll
> see.
> Many thanks for all the helpful replies received.

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