Saturday, March 6, 2010

Anchors in Sage Notebooks

If you have a lengthy Sage Notebook and you want to quickly jump to a certain header or paragraph as a reference, use HTML anchors. They work like follows:
  1. An <a name="anchorname"></a> tag must be inserted at the position you want to jump to.
  2. Reference it via <a href="#anchorname">some text</a>.
After that, you can jump to the marked position just by clicking on the some text link.

To insert rich text and HTML, use the rich text editor accessible via <shift>+<click on blue insert bar>. There is an "HTML" icon. Alternatively, you can use the html() function:
i.e. html('<a name="test"></a>') ...