Date: Feb 19, 2013 6:52 PM
Author: Bob Hanlon
Subject: Re: Ingolf Dahl's "SetFaceAndFont" palette broken in
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
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Murray Eisenberg
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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