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Re: Problems with Mathematica text in email

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  • Subject: [mg83629] Re: [mg83550] Problems with Mathematica text in email
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 03:47:18 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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In e-mail I'd much rather see a strictly linear form with the "^" showing.

Kevin J. McCann wrote:
> I have noticed recently that a number of posts show text with powers and 
> other symbols. For example, x^2+y^2==z^3 shows up with the nice 
> exponentials in the text rather than what I just showed. I am not sure 
> how this was copied, but I can't get it. Anyway, when I copy such things 
> into a notebook it comes out as x2+y2==z3, which makes it difficult to use.
> Is there a way to copy this stuff into a notebook so it does it 
> correctly? If not, then it would be nice if posters would Copy As Plain 
> Text. Does anyone else have this problem? I am using Thunderbird under WXP.
> Kevin

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