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Topic: How get Alt+Click to work in Mathematica in OS X?
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Bob Hanlon

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Re: How get Alt+Click to work in Mathematica in OS X?
Posted: Jan 10, 2013 9:38 PM
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On my Mac OSX 10.8.2 (MBA) using Mathematica 9, command & click adds a Locator.

Bob Hanlon

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 2:21 AM, Murray Eisenberg <> wrote:
> I've discovered that Alt & Click (i.e., Option & Click) does not seem to be working for Mathematica 9.0.0 under Mac OS X 10.8.2.
> Consider the Docuementation Center example:
> Manipulate[
> Graphics[{Line[u]}, PlotRange -> 2], {{u, {{-1, -1}, {1, 1}}},
> Locator, LocatorAutoCreate -> True}]
> After I evaluate that, if I put the cursor anywhere within the image and do Alt & Click, the nearest Locator just moves a bit in the direction of the cursor location -- but a new Locator is NOT created.
> What's wrong and how might I fix this?
> (I discovered this problem when trying to use Alexei Boulbitch's function copyCurve that he posted on MathGroup : Alt&Click does nothing, whereas it's supposed to create a Locator.)
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