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Re: Error Message on Magnification

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  • Subject: [mg121649] Re: Error Message on Magnification
  • From: Helen Read <readhpr at>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 22:31:40 -0400 (EDT)
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On 9/23/2011 3:46 AM, Tong Shiu-sing wrote:
> Dear All,
> The following error message keeps on appearing in my Mathematica 8,
> repeatedly
> "The specified setting for the option Magnification cannot be used."
> The message reappears even if I close all the files and launch Mathematica
> again. I don't know what setting on magnification that I have set
> accidentally and how to fix it. Grateful if anyone can help.

I frequently get that error message when trying to insert text into a 
graphic using the Drawing Tools. I don't know what causes it. Sometimes 
just trying again -- several times -- will eventually get it to work.

Helen Read
University of Vermont

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