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 stylesheet....
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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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What options and settings can be used to create print quality typeset documents with Mathematica?

If I am proficient on dedicated typesetting software (e.g. LaTeX) it makes sense to use that for typesetting but if I am not how can I use Mathematica to create good quality documents. The question ...
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Some tutorials on formatting notebook for exporting to pdf

I love the way that Mathematica allows me to type in of formulas. It is really easy to type complicated expressions with shortcuts on the keyboard. It would be great if I could use Mathematica ...
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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 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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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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Any manual on cell grouping management?

Recently I come back to the problem of cell grouping and performed extensive search on this site and on MathGroup archive for information on how to use the possible values of the ...
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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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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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What is the difference between Inherited and (Inherited + 0)

Let's create a stylesheet: ...
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Where can I find a dark stylesheet for mathematica?

The default white is very tiring for the eye after some hours.
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How to get the new font in Mathematica 10?

Trying out Mathematica 10 and I still get the Courier font, not the new font shown in all of the examples on Wolfram's website. Anybody have any ideas how to get the new font working? Running on Mac ...
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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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How can I make a stylesheet that counts subcells?

The example cells in the documentation each have count of the cells inside their section: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 of ...
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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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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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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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Mathematica outliner's capabilities

As my notebooks get larger, I often try to organize them with titles/subtitles etc, structuring them as an outliner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outliner) This also helps me as I try to structure a ...
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Programming scripts to create and modify stylesheets: problems with contexts

I am trying to emulate the shift and shift+tab feature in the Outline.nb stylesheet that comes with Mathematica. I added the following code to a private ...
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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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Reference to multiple stylesheets

I need to set StyleDefinitions for a notebook in such manner so I can provide references to multiple stylesheets: ...
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Solarized stylesheet and other goodies. Feedback welcome!

I was inspired by this post so I've made a Solarized stylesheet after mucking around with the text options and asking stupid questions on here. I know you can change the syntax highlighting by running ...
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What is a full list of cell styling options and sub-options?

I'm trying to customize a style sheet and have hit a few speed bumps and walls. Firstly, I can't see how to do a few specific things, like to set the color of the cell's left side label: Or how to ...
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How to modify font for all text fields?

I know that one can modify the StandardForm style so that all input and output codes (and maybe other things too) follow that style. This makes it tricky to make input code different from output code (...
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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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How to add a caption below a cell?

How can I change my stylesheet definition for a cell to optionally add a caption below? For example, I would like to add a caption to my "Program" cells shown here: like this (but with the option ...
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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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Hidden parent stylesheet?

Please follow those steps: ...
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Show StyleSheets and Palettes from custom directory in Mathematica's Menu

I'm working on a package that needs to be installed into an arbitrary, "non standard" path (i.e., not $BaseDirectory or ...
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How do I set the fonts for Input and 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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FormatType with respect to Cell's content

Minimal example: Let's establish a notebook's stylesheet with additional TestStyle which has a FormatType->"CellExpression": ...
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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 to group cell type A under cell type B?

My notebook's groupings for "Subsection" and "SubitemNumbered" are broken: And by broken, I mean I wanted it to automatically group like this which I did manually (with lots of control+shift+g) ...
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Changing mouse appearance at notebook level

Ideally, I'd like to change the mouse pointer appearance(s) at notebook level, from a styleseet. However, I'd be satisfied only by changing its color. This is the main issue keepeing me away from ...
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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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How to unlock a stylesheet which is not needed anymore by the FrontEnd

Reply from WRI Support: [...] This indeed seems to be an issue with the Frontend on Windows and I have alerted the development team about this. Unfortunately I do not have a work around at ...
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How to set the output be generated in a cell different from “Output”

I would have some functions, for instance Plot, to generate their output using a different Cell's style rather than "Output". The reason is that I'm producing some documents with many images and, for ...
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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 ...