Re: What happened to StandardForm?
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg100231] Re: What happened to StandardForm?
- From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
- Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 19:34:06 -0400 (EDT)
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John Fultz wrote: > On Tue, 26 May 2009 05:08:57 -0400 (EDT), David Bailey wrote: >> Kevin J. McCann wrote: >> >>> I used to be able to cut and paste a newsgroup example, do a ctl-shift-N >>> and turn it into StandardForm. This key stroke sequence seems to have >>> vanished. Any ideas? >>> >>> Kevin >>> >> It works for me, using Mathematica 7.0 on Windows. I wonder if you are >> actually encountering this issue with Thunderbird: >> >> x circumflex 2 (* where you use the ^ operator! *) >> >> prints using normal superscript notation, which looks great until you >> copy and paste it into Mathematica, when it comes out as x2. >> >> If this is your actual problem, a partial solution is to view the >> message source and copy and paste from that. >> >> David Bailey >> http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk > > Incidentally, this problem can be fully worked around by turning off the > display of emoticons in the Thunderbird preferences. The emoticon support > also affects the superscript behavior. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfultz at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > > Well yes, but I like smiley faces, and it is, of course, easier to read maths in an e-mail with it left on. David Bailey http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk