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Re: problem with Mathematica

  • To: kenward at mdd.comm.mot.com (Gary Kenward), mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
  • Subject: Re: problem with Mathematica
  • From: jacobson at cello.hpl.hp.com
  • Date: Thu, 27 Feb 92 09:11:05 -0800

kenward at mdd.comm.mot.com (Gary Kenward) complains about bogus
indentation after the ? operator when running under OpenWindows 3.0.

>  In[2]:= ?Plot
>  Plot[f, {x, xmin, xmax}] generates a plot of f as a function of x from xmin to
>     xmax. Plot[{f1, f2, ...}, {x, xmin, xmax}] plots several functions fi.
>  
>  In[2]:=       y:=3
>   

It sounds as though Mathematica thinks its hooked to a pipe instead of
a terminal.  When this happens it thinks it is dealing with batch
input.  You can help it understand the real situation by executing
$BatchInput = False

  -- David Jacobson





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