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I would like to ask a question with Mathematica 9.0.1. I find that both

  1. FIND: CTRL + F
  2. UN/COMMENT: ALT + /

become unavailable. Pressing the shortkey or selecting from the menu could not activate the command. Previously with version 8.0.4.0, they were both fine. enter image description here Does anyone know how to fix it?

Jimmy

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On the other hand, I find the two commands are both available in "Help" notebooks. For example, if there are illustration scripts in any help document, I can use "CTRL + F" to find selection's occurrence within the help notebook, or use "ALT + /" to comment/uncomment that. It's just that the two commands are not available in my notebooks (I have tried re-create several new notebooks but they all behave the same). –  JimmyLin Jan 4 at 16:53
    
Please specify your operating system exactly because in Linux this works as expected. –  halirutan Jan 4 at 16:56
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I have this same problem on Win Machine in the company I work with MMA 9. Alt+/ do not work. One curiosity, are you admin in this machine? In my home windows I have no problem with Alt+/ in MMA 9. One detail that is different, my menu works, just shortcuts no. –  Murta Jan 4 at 17:23
    
@halirutan: my system is win 7 64-bit. –  JimmyLin Jan 4 at 17:35
    
@Murta: I confirm that launching MMA9 as administrator solves both. Thanks a lot! –  JimmyLin Jan 4 at 17:39

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Murta 16 mins ago:

I have this same problem on Win Machine in the company I work with MMA 9. Alt+/ do not work. One curiosity, are you admin in this machine? In my home windows I have no problem with Alt+/ in MMA 9. One detail that is different, my menu works, just shortcuts no.

@Murta: I confirm that launching Mathematica 9 as administrator solves both. Thanks a lot!

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Interesting. I'll make some tests in the company, and report it to Wolfram as a bug. Nice that we funded the reason (but not the solution yet:) –  Murta Jan 4 at 17:46

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