Re: questions about Notebooks
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- Subject: [mg12946] Re: questions about Notebooks
- From: paulh (P.J. Hinton)
- Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 02:51:40 -0400
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In article <6mqd9a$3cq at smc.vnet.net>, slater at itp.ucsb.edu (Paul Slater)
|> I know that if I run a MATHEMATICA job using the command |>
|> nohup math
|> then, if I log out, the job should keep running. |>
|> Now, is it possible to log out when a Notebook program is in
operation, |> and still have the program continue to compute. |>
|> I'm asking this because I use a public terminal, and would prefer not
to |> tie it up with a long computation (and I'm not aware of any way
of |> running a Notebook under the "nohup" command). |>
|> Also, if I have two Notebook programs stored separately, can I |>
concatenate them in some manner, so that one will automatically run |>
after the other is complete?
You may want to consider doing the following:
1) Select the cells in your notebook that contain expressions that
you want to evaluate.
2) Click on the front end menu command sequence
Cell -> Cell Properties -> Initialization Cell
3) Use the front end menu command
File -> Save As Special -> Package
This will save the notebook with only the Initialization Cells
4) Paste the following Cell expression in a notebook and
click "Yes" on the dialog box that results.
Cell[TextData[ButtonBox["Learn more about batch mode",
ButtonData:>"Using Kernel Directly (X)",
This will create a hyperlink that will give you instructions
for running Mathematica in batch mode.
5) If you would like the output from the batch session to be logged
as a notebook as well, you may want to consider using Roman Maeder's
NotebookLog.m package that is discussed in his book _Programming
The package comes on the Mathematica installation in directory
Mathematica Programming Group paulh at wolfram.com Wolfram Research,
Inc. http://www.wolfram.com/~paulh/ Disclaimer: Opinions expressed
herein are those of the author alone.
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