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Re: Re: MacOS vs. Windows PC for Mathematica?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg13944] Re: [mg13938] Re: MacOS vs. Windows PC for Mathematica?
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at Home.com>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 15:06:35 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I have a similar problem with W95, but it occurs only maybe 1% of the
time. A related (?) problem is that when I use the help window. If I
click on the help window at all and then go back to Mathematica  the
window focus does not stay in the NB, even though when I click on the
NB window, the cursor is where I put it.  In order to continue, I have
to click on the window again - very irritating.

Kevin

-----Original Message-----
From: Ronald Bruck <bruck at math.usc.edu> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg13944] [mg13938] Re: MacOS vs. Windows PC for Mathematica?


[snip]

>I have problems with the Linux version; but no one else who's running it
>in Linux has been able to verify my problem.  When I want to edit a
>line, I usually click at the point in the line where I want to insert a
>character; occasionally, maybe 20% of the time, when I start typing
>there, the characters are appended to the END of the line, Mathematica
>beeps, and I get an error message (which I've forgotten).  I suspect
>the #!%* PNP mouse.  Has anybody else seen this problem?  (It's easy to
>get around; hit the right-arrow key, then the left-arrow key, and all
>goes well.  But I use Mathematica on several platforms, and this is
>distinctly annoying.)
>
>--Ron Bruck
>



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