Command for Stopping Notebook Evaluation?
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg19215] Command for Stopping Notebook Evaluation?
- From: siegman at stanford.edu (AES)
- Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 02:53:03 -0400
- Organization: Stanford University
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
The problem here is finding an easy, preferably keyboard-driven way to select and evaluate a range of cells starting at the beginning of a notebook and going part-way through it, using just a few keystrokes, and without having to carefully select the range of cells with the mouse. A quick and convenient way to initiate evaluation of an entire notebook, at least on a Mac, is ctrl-A (Select All Cells) Enter (start evaluation) But how can one insert a "Stop" cell down in the notebook, just after the desired range, that will stop evaluation at that point, including deselecting the remaining cells? Inserting a cell with Abort[ ] doesn't do this -- evaluation of the following cells continues. One can insert a cell with Pause[some_large_number] and then hit "ctrl-dot" (abort evaluation) to deselect the remaining cells. But is there no "Stop[ ]" command to accomplish the same thing w ithout operator attention?