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Re: HELP! I'm gonna go postal...

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  • Subject: [mg14907] Re: HELP! I'm gonna go postal...
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <shollis at>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 17:48:28 -0500
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Open the file with a text editor (or even M$ Word). You should be able
to salvage the uncorrupted cells. Try copy/pasting cells one at a time
into a new Mathematica notebook.

Good luck.


Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> I've been working on a project for over a week now, and I think it was
> finished.  All I had to do was check some numbers...I don't know
> Mathematica very well, and this program took a heck of a lot of
> effort...
> While in Mathematica, windoze froze--i quickly copied the nb file before
> the blue window of death reared its ugly head.
> When I try to load the nb file now, Mathematica simply crashes.  There's
> data there, and it's still coherent (I peeked).  My thesis advisor has
> been waiting a very long time for these results, and I'm absolutely
> sick about this.
> Does anyone know how to edit these things?  Can someone PLEASE look at
> this file and try to fix it for me?    :-(
> Pete
> --

Dr. Selwyn Hollis
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA 31419 USA

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