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Re: Abort options in Windows

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  • Subject: [mg4397] Re: Abort options in Windows
  • From: Mark Evans <evans at>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Jul 1996 11:03:35 -0400
  • Organization: GTE Intelligent Network Services, GTE INS
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

David Withoff wrote:
> In article <4r0oli$2va at> Gerry Flanagan <flanagan at>
> writes:
> > Sometimes after hitting an iterrupt on the Windows version of
> Mathematica, I
> > get the following text printed in the notebook cell
> >
> > Your options are:
> >       abort (or a) to abort current calculation
> >       continue (or c) to continue
> >       exit (or quit) to exit Mathematica
> >       inspect (or i) to enter an interactive dialog
> >       show (or s) to show current operation (and then continue)
> >       trace (or t) to show all operations
> >

> >
> This should never happen.  If this happens, it means that the
> kernel thinks it is communicating with a terminal interface
> rather than with the front end.  If you find a reproducible
> example of this, please report it so we can see that this
> gets fixed.
> Dave Withoff

It happened to me ALL THE TIME on the Power Macintosh version.  It was very common.

Mark Evans
evans at


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