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Re: Editing one's own default StyleSheet?

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  • Subject: [mg83113] Re: Editing one's own default StyleSheet?
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <kjm at>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 03:01:19 -0500 (EST)
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Unfortunately, the chosen stylesheet is not checked. I would call this a 
minor bug in Mathematica 6.0.1.

To turn off the overbar, use the option inspector to change:

Cell Options -> Display Options -> Cell Frame -> {{0,0},{0,0}}

or you could just change it to False.


AES wrote:
> OK, I've created a blank notebook called "myDefault.nb" that I want to 
> use as the default stylesheet for all (or at least the vast majority) of 
> my notebooks.
> And, I've stored it away in my user Library:
>       ~/Users/AES/Library/Mathematica/SystemFiles
>                                     /FrontEnd/StyleSheets/myDefault.nb
> And, I've used the Option Inspector (with a random notebook open on 
> screen) to set the global option DefaultStyleDefinitions to this file, 
> so it will become my default style. 
> And, it all seems to work:  myDefault.nb appears in the Stylesheet menu, 
> with rules above and below it; Default.nb above it; and Article, Book, 
> and Creative folders below it.
> OK, so far, so good? . . . I've done this right?   If so, now:
> 1)  Can I get myDefault.nb to show as checked in the Stylesheet menu?
> 2)  So far, I've changed the typefaces for some of the styles to suit me 
> -- all OK.  But what's the option I need to modify to get rid of the 
> rule or overbar in the Section style?  (which I personally think is not 
> just an unnecessary but a very unattractive default choice)

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