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Re: navigate notebook

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  • Subject: [mg124659] Re: navigate notebook
  • From: David Bailey <dave at>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 05:07:23 -0500 (EST)
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On 27/01/2012 11:13, Alan wrote:
> As some of my notebooks are get larger, navigating is becoming clumsy.
> I expected to find a navigation menu somewhere, which could be traversed
> hierarchically.  Of course if you close all cells, you end up with something like that, but I don't want to start by closing all cells.  Is there a way?
> This is probably a FAQ but I didn't find it answered.
> Thanks,
> Alan Isaac

I have this problem with one particular notebook (actually a .m file, 
but I edit it in Mathematica) which is 7600 lines long!

You can, of course, do amazing custom things if you are prepared to 
program the system a bit. I extend my Mathematica menu (see the 
installation file with extra items - accessible via the 
alt key.

Using this scheme, I can add bookmarks of the form (*\[Lightbulb].....*) 
and quickly return to these locations.

BTW, do backup your file before you try modifying it, 
because if you end up with a syntax error in it, Mathematica will simply 
not start!

David Bailey

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