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Re: How create new style sheet- Mathematica 8

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  • From: Mike H <mike.honeychurch at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 05:49:15 -0400 (EDT)
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Good point. I guess I was thinking more in terms of the general ease of
creating a stylesheet -- which is pretty easy for web pages with some of the
applications I had in mind -- but you're right, the current system is mostly
a wysiwyg.


On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 1:16 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at>wrote:

> But editing a style sheet is (mostly) already WYSIWIG. For example, from
> the Format menu select Edit Style Sheet. You'll see a style sheet that
> merely shows inheriting the style sheet Default.nb.
> Select a style there from the drop-down menu and just edit it. For example,
> choose Text style. Click the cell-bracket for the cell "Local definition for
> style "Text" that now appears. Then use either the main menu's Format item,
> or use the Option Inspector, to change the Face to, say, Italic. Instantly
> you'll see the text inside that cell in the style sheet change to Italic.
> On 9/15/11 4:41 AM, Armand Tamzarian wrote:
>> ...It would be nice if some sort of wysiwyg stylesheet creator
>> accompanied Mathematica that allowed easy stylesheet creation analogous to
>> many of web stylesheet creators.
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