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

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  • From: Ingolf Dahl <ingolf.dahl at telia.com>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 23:32:00 -0500 (EST)
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Unfortunately I have not version 9.0.1 available yet, so I cannot check or
correct the behavior of my "SetFaceAndFont" palette. In my earlier version
it works. When I can, I will try to make a new version of the palette. It is
nice to hear that some find it useful.

Ingolf Dahl

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Murray Eisenberg [mailto:murray at math.umass.edu]
> Sent: den 21 februari 2013 04:28
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: Re: Ingolf Dahl's "SetFaceAndFont" palette broken in
Mathematica
> 
> Thanks! I'm reporting this as a bug to support at wolfram.com.
> 
> 
> On Feb 19, 2013, at 6:53 PM, awnl <awnl at gmx-topmail.de> wrote:
> 
> > Am 19.02.2013 07:09, schrieb Murray Eisenberg:
> >> 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?
> >
> > I think this is a bug/inconsistancy of version 9. The following
> > simplification shows the problem:
> >
> > Button["Courier12",
> >   SetOptions[NotebookSelection[InputNotebook[]], FontSlant -> "Plain",
> >     FontFamily -> "Courier", FontWeight -> "Plain", FontSize -> 12],
> >   Evaluator -> None
> >   ] // CreatePalette
> >
> > pressing the button with a selection in another notebook behaves
> > different in version 9 to previous versions, and I think the
> > version-9-behavior is wrong. I don't have an idea how to fix this,
though...
> >
> > hth,
> >
> > albert
> >
> >
> 
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