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Mark
04/28/03 3:14pm

I typed in the following, as displayed in the online help:

Cell["This is some text.", "Text", CellFrame -> True, Background -> GrayLevel[.8]]

I then pressed Shift-Return, but I only get:

Out[1]:= Cell[This is some text., Text, CellFrame -> True, Background -> GrayLevel[0.8]]

In other words, the cell doesn't display. Why not? How do I get the cell to display?

Also, in general, if I plan to publish a notebook, how do I get just the output to display, and not all the "In[n]:=" and "Out[n]:=" to appear? Is this spelled out in the online help somewhere?

Thanks.

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Basic problem with Cell command Mark 04/28/03 3:14pm
Re: Basic problem with Cell command Rama Kishan ... 05/26/03 11:30am
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