Customizing the Front-End Menus
It is quite easy to customize the front-end menus in Version 3.0. Here are two examples that show how to customize the menus by modifying the file . Note that you can open this file (as a Notebook) using the command
where we have used to construct the filename.
It is a good idea to make these changes on a copy of and then quit Mathematica before replacing the original file with the modified version.
Rolf Mertig (email@example.com) points out that you can modify the colors available in the Text Color menu. The colors listed in the menu are specified by lines such as these in :
You can change the colors, or you can add your own. For example, to add Purple to the menu, simply include this line:
If you restart Mathematica, the entry Purple will appear in the Text Color menu.
Richard Gaylord (firstname.lastname@example.org) suggests the following code for adding menu items to control page breaks (as in the Version 2.2 front end).
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