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Topic: Ingolf Dahl's "SetFaceAndFont" palette broken in Mathematica 9
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Bob Hanlon

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Re: Ingolf Dahl's "SetFaceAndFont" palette broken in
Posted: Feb 19, 2013 6:52 PM
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Most that you describe (except perhaps the separate background color
for the selection rather than the cell) can be done with the "Writing
Assistant" built-in pallette:
Pallettes | Writing Assistant | Text Properties

Bob Hanlon

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Murray Eisenberg
<> wrote:
> This refers to Ingolf Dahl's palette SetFaceAndFont -- see:
> I've been using it for some years as the quickest way to apply various
> formatting to selected text. E.g., in a Text cell select a Mathematica
> name and click the palette's button that changes the font to Courier. Or
> select some text and change its font to Times Italic. Or change the
> background color for the selection to a light yellow.
> But with Mathematica 9 (or at least 9.0.1), clicking one of the
> palette's buttons now applies the effect to the entire cell -- not just
> to the selection.
> Has anybody else experienced this? What might be the reason for the
> change in behavior and how might it be fixed?
> ---
> Murray Eisenberg
> Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
> Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H)
> University of Massachusetts 413 545-2838 (W)
> 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801
> Amherst, MA 01003-9305

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