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Re: Ingolf Dahl's "SetFaceAndFont" palette broken in

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  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:52:34 -0500 (EST)
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Most that you describe (except perhaps the separate background color
for the selection rather than the cell) can be done with the  "Writing
Assistant" built-in pallette:
Pallettes | Writing Assistant | Text Properties


Bob Hanlon


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Murray Eisenberg
<murray at math.umass.edu> wrote:
> This refers to Ingolf Dahl's palette SetFaceAndFont -- see:
>
>    http://www.familydahl.se/mathematica/#SetFaceAndFont
>
> I've been using it for some years as the quickest way to apply various
> formatting to selected text. E.g., in a Text cell select a Mathematica
> name and click the palette's button that changes the font to Courier. Or
> select some text and change its font to Times Italic. Or change the
> background color for the selection to a light yellow.
>
> But with Mathematica 9 (or at least 9.0.1), clicking one of the
> palette's buttons now applies the effect to the entire cell -- not just
> to the selection.
>
> Has anybody else experienced this? What might be the reason for the
> change in behavior and how might it be fixed?
>
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