RE: [wpmac] Reveal Codes
- This is Reveal Codes- you turn it off in preferences Environment/Windows/Show Codes. Cmd-Shift-K will turn it on and off temporarily.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of squint555
Sent: Mon 7/18/2005 8:55 AM
Subject: [wpmac] Reveal Codes
HI. I'm asking this question for an 80 year old friend whose knowledge
of wp and macs is very, very limited.
He did something recently that causes the formatting codes to be
revealed when ever he types or edits a wp document. How does he
shutoff those codes permanently? (he never uses them and doesn't know
what they mean anyway.) He doesn't know what version wp he has or what
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- In a message dated 7/18/05 9:25:30 PM, jbongiovi@... writes:
> It sounds like he inadvertently hit the function key to "revealDoesn't the "reveal codes" command, open a portion of the window at the
> codes". Under a DOS 5.1 keyboard, that's the F11 key. I'm not sure
> what it is in the default Mac keyboard mode. Perhaps someone else
> will chime in. In any event, he only needs to hit the key again to
> make the codes window disappear.
bottom which shows the codes in parallel to the typeset version you see above? So
you just click on the close square of the panel at the bottom of the window.
I use it because WP has a bit of a bug or perhaps thats too strong a
word...but I make a text matrix header at the start of my documents and if you want to
delete it, you need to use the codes to get the cursor in the right place to
delete the table or formating. Also, if you have a text border, then copy and
paste in the middle you can get weird things where the rest of the document
has a text border.So you need to go into the codes to find the start of the text
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- I've only done a brief check, but if you turn on Reveal Codes in one file, that does not affect all others. That only happens if you change your Preferences. However, I have set up a customised keyboard, so it may be that my key combination is file specific.
From: email@example.com on behalf of John Kaufmann
Sent: Tue 7/19/2005 4:45 AM
Subject: Re: [wpmac] Reveal Codes
At 050718 07:55 +0000, squint555 wrote:
>HI. I'm asking this question for an 80 year old friend ...He probably hit the key combination Cmd(Apple)-Shft-K (default for
>He did something recently that causes the formatting codes to be
>revealed when ever he types or edits a wp document.
WP/Mac, unless he is using a custom keyboard mapping, which sounds
unlikely). He can get rid of the codes with the same key
combination, which toggles Reveal Codes on and off, or can go via the
Edit -> Hide Codes
>How does he shutoff those codes permanently?Is permanence necessary? Isn't it enough to be able to hide the
codes -- quickly, even - in the rare case of it happening again?
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