Styles define how Mathematica notebooks, cells and expressions are formatted, displayed, evaluated and interacted with.

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Resources for beautiful Mathematica Stylesheets

When the Wolfram Demonstrations were introduced and the Documentation-Center was redesigned, I remember it was the first time I thought someone had put some effort into creating a beautiful ...
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Is it possible to change the colors of the highlighted code in the Mathematica frontend?

With Format -> Edit Stylesheet... it is possible to adjust text-properties, text-colors, formatting of equations, etc of a notebook and to use this style-definitions again by installing it as ...
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Defining functions in stylesheets

Is there a way to define functions in a stylesheet? So far I have managed to write my stylesheets without the need to use my own custom functions or definitions. For instance, maybe I have some color ...
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How can I easily eliminate the dependency of a stylesheet on a non-built-in stylesheet?

As per discussion here: User A has a notebook that uses custom definitions from styles.nb. Now user A passes the notebook to user B. The styles do not show up for B because B does not have styles.nb. ...
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How to replace the style of the inline cell in a StyleSheet

I would like to change a StyleSheet in such a way that any text that is typed into the inline cell (the one created by Ctrl+9) is shown in a different font (e.g. the font of my choice). At present I ...
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How do I remove Wolfram Branding in a CDF?

I have a Mathematica Enterprise License, which lets me export Pro-feature CDFs. One of the benefits is supposed to be removal of branding and full customization of UI. Does anyone know how to get that ...
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How to change the style definitions for Default.nb?

I have looked over other questions related to style definitions, and looked through the Mathematica 8 documentation, but I do not know why I am having so much difficulty setting the default font in my ...
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How can I style text like in the documentation?

I'm writing an article, and I really like this style that you get when you type ?AnyFunction. Is it possible to achieve this?
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Any way to make my equations look better, more Latex like?

I find that the equations I write in Mathematica are not always publication quality. Here is a typical example: If I copy as Latex, then I get the following code: ...
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Did Mathematica 9 remove some previously available stylesheets?

Did Mathematica 9 remove some previously available stylesheets? If so, how can I customize a currently available style sheet to be like a previous one or get previous version's stylesheet back? I ...
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What is the simplest way to set the toolbar of a notebook to an image?

For custom stylesheets, it's nice to have a graphic banner in the Docked Cell. According to the doc page tutorial/IntroductionToToolbars, this is how you do it, but it seem a bit overkill: ...
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Order/Dependency of Styles in a Stylesheet

How exactly is a custom stylesheet processed? Which style depends on (inherits from) which other style. Consider e.g. setting a font. I would expect that setting the font for "Section" to YY after ...
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Inconsistent display of TraditionalForm in version 9

After installing version 9, the default style sheet uses Arial font in text and formula cells. So far, so bad. At least one would hope this is done consistently. But now I see this: You can see ...
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Is there a way to base one style on another?

I'm setting up a stylesheet and and finding the process of defining related styles tedious and error prone. In particular, I have several related styles that need to have synchronized settings (e.g., ...
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How can I change the style of every newly opened notebook?

I'd like to make Mathematica open a new notebook using the Natural Color template (under the Creative category) by default. Is that possible? If so, how?
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How can I add a background to a stylesheet?

In version 9 we can set the background to an image, however I'd like to save this into a stylesheet that can be installed.
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Rasterize uses default stylesheet if ImageSize is specified

If I make a style definition which affects GraphicsBox, the style is used by Rasterize unless I specify an explicit ...
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Mathematica File Organization

Last year I asked how to integrate notebooks to the documentation center in stackoverflow. Back then I was only interested in seeing those notebook and being able to search for them. Unfortunately, it ...
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How can I style a cell frame with rounded corners?

I'd like use rounded rectangles for my cell style, but I'm not sure if this is possible. Perhaps it can be faked with an image as a background for it?
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How can I get information about properties of a style?

I'd like to make some features of my notebooks responsive to some properties of styles in the active stylesheet. Is there a way to do this? I can't seem to get anything out of ...
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How to export notebook in colored PDF form [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Saving a notebook as PDF, preserving syntax highlighting I would like to export my notebook code in a colored PDF form. What I do is select the brace in the right side ...
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Inheriting Stylesheets when using CreateDocument

I build a lot of presentations and custom notebooks with very different stylesheets, and use Button and CreateDocument quite ...
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Automatically use InputOnly style

Some of the built-in Stylesheets (e.g. PastelColor) connect together input and output cells by setting the CellFrame and ...
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Some tutorials on formatting notebook for exporting to pdf

I love the way that Mathematica handles type inn of formulas. It is really easy to type complicated expressions with shortcuts on keyboard. It would be great if I could use Mathematica completely to ...
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Why does Installing small caps fonts in OS X cause notebook Text cells to use that font?

I installed Adobe Type 1 Times Roman SC (small caps) and Times Roman Bold SC fonts on my Mac OS X system. Now every old or newly-created Text style cell in every ...
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How do I inherit a specific cell option from another style (without copy paste)?

How can I define a style with FontSize from Section and CellFrame from Program?
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Quickly editing the stylesheet and saving it

I have a private stylesheet I'm using. I edit it by going to the menu Edit->Edit Stylesheet and then clicking on the private stylesheet cell. I can modify whatever I want but it never gets saved. The ...
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Is it possible to define more than 9 shortcuts for notebook cell styles?

You can define shortcuts for notebook cell styles in the stylesheet editor, by adding MenuCommandKey->"7", etc. to the style definition. That is, you can define ...
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How to input formula embedded in text

I'm creating a styled notebook showing a simple theorem. I can set cell style as text or theorem or code to satisfy my requirement. But when I explain the theorem, I need to embed formula (not ...
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How to use version 8 default.nb style sheet in place of version 9 default.nb

I do not like the new default.nb style sheet in version 9, and would like to use the older one that was used in version 8 for any new notebook and for any notebook created since I started using V9. I ...
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Style of Slideshow

So I am giving my first shot at making a Mma slideshow. But I am finding difficult to change the formatting of Sections and others in the slideshow. I can change the style of Sections in the Working ...
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Updating the format style of input cells from an older/'pre-styled' notebook

I have been given a large notebook that was created in mathematica 6. It contains a structure of sections and subsections and the input text is formatted in an unusual (possibly just old) style (see ...
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How do I make two styles in a stylesheet inherit the same style

Specifically I want different versions of 'Item1Numbered'. For example one with a frame and another with a background colour. How is that done?
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Problems with setting style options

Consider the following: FirstOutput=Style["Test", FontSize -> 20] SetOptions[Style, FontSize -> 20]; SecondOutput=Style["Test"] I would like the string ...
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DisplayFormula not working as expected

How do I use the styles "DisplayFormula" and "DisplayFormulaNumbered"? Why is there no margin (or empty space) around the ...
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Prevent Mathematica from “romanizing” a string of letters?

When I'm authoring in text style (Alt-7), I'll often include inline math. Whenever I enter two or more consecutive letters (e.g., $ax^2$), Mathematica will automatically "romanize" (or "un-italicize") ...
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How can I set ScriptLevel to be 0 for inline math mode?

I hate small integral signs and thus I like ScriptLevel to be 0. I have set ScriptLevel to be 0 for Text cells, DisplayFormula, and InlineFormula. When in a text cell I press ctrl+( to create an ...
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Mathematica document not retaining margins from stylesheet when printing?

In the process of creating my resume in Mathematica, I needed to adjust the margins of the default stylesheet so that section headers would take up less whitespace. After modifying the stylesheet ...
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How to set font color for display formula to be same as the cell in which the display formula resides?

I have a stylesheet that works as expected in Mathematica 8. It does not work as expected in Mathematica 9. In the stylesheet I have set FontColor to ...
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How do I set the font for output in my stylesheet?

I'd like to change the font that Mathematica uses for output by setting the font of the corresponding style in my stylesheet; bit simply overriding the default ...
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How can I remove a style from the list of available styles?

I have a stylesheet that has inherited some base definitions from another, but would like to "prune" the list of available styles, by removing or disabling1 some. Is there a way to do this? 1. This ...
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Stylesheet modifications mimicking Stack Exchange styles

I find myself frequently highlighting and formatting portions of text cells in a Mathematica notebook. Bold and Italic typesetting is easy to handle but I would like to use ...
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Automatically including custom stylesheet with notebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily eliminate the dependency of a stylesheet on a non-built-in stylesheet? For some work I am doing, I take my notes in a notebook with a custom stylesheet. ...
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Customizing the numbers used by DisplayFormulaNumbered cells

I was typesetting some formulas and I encountered a formula number marked with a prime. I am using the DisplayFormulaNumbered cell style`. How can I add a cell ...
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How do I remove an entry from the Format > Stylesheet menu?

I was playing a bit with the stylesheets to make my own. In the process I have created and installed a few stylesheets but now I would like to remove some of them. First, how do I remove an entry ...
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Long text inside a grid does not word wrap

If I create a simple grid with Ctrl+, and paste a long piece of text outside the boxes (I'm sure you can find some yourself), then that text does not break at the width of the window in Mathematica. ...
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Set a path relative to $UserBaseDirectory in the option inspector

Is there a way to set a setting in the option inspector to a path that is relative to some global Mathematica variable? I'm trying to set up a default stylesheet by setting ...
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Adjusting Stylesheet Output Format

I'm using one of Mathematica's built-in stylesheets, "Standard Report". When I enter an expression into an input cell and evaluate it, the input is shown with a white background, while the output has ...
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Why do I have to install my stylesheet each time I make changes to it?

I gather that it should be possible to preserve changes to a stylesheet by simply saving it, but this is not the behavior I'm getting with a stylesheet I've "installed" using the "Install ...
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How can I make a stylesheet where inline cells have are styled like input cells?

How can I make a stylesheet where inline cells have are styled like input cells? By "similar", I mean the same font and syntax highlighting. I have even tried copying all settings from ...