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Editing cells in ZigZag
- To: "?²?? ??" <j-david@xxxxxxxxxx>, zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Editing cells in ZigZag
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 22:45:36 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <361B696D.C1C3D06B@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
To edit cells--
The "delete" key deletes a cell.
In the current version, the cell is not destroyed.
It is put under cell number 99 ("Midden").
Since we don't have an "undo" key yet,
that preserves cells which are accidentally deleted.
n (followed by an arrow)
creates a new cell and opens it for editing. (It currently
opens the cell in Mule, but that can be changed to some
(UNFORTUNATELY THIS DOES NOT SEEM TO BE
WORKING FOR ME RIGHT NOW IN MY TELNET
WINDOW! It worked yesterday. I will see what can be
N (followed by an arrow)
creates a new cell but does NOT open it.
opens an existing cell for editing. (It currently opens
the cell in Mule, but that can be changed.)
At 10:15 PM 10/7/98 +0900, you wrote:
>I got some questions from a student in your class via e-mail
>today. Most of the part were about to manipulate ZIGZAG program
>but there was one question I can't give him proper idea
>because I got a same problem, too...
>When I downloaded a zz file "zzdata050.zz," and opened it,
>there had been already some sort of data in it, it seemed
>like what you had typed as demo on class last week.
>How can I deal with this? Is there any files like "new file"?
>If there is not "new file," can I delete those data
>that had been already placed? Maybe just to "overwrite" is
>Please let me have idea to resolve this problem.
>Very best regards.
>Jun D. Saeki
Theodor Holm Nelson, Visiting Professor of Environmental Information
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Quotation of the day, 98.10.05:
"All you have to do to work on ZigZag is fully unscrew your head
and put it down in a safe place where it can be sure to watch you."