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Re: Try this on your shiny new v4 Front end (Mac)

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  • Subject: [mg18572] Re: Try this on your shiny new v4 Front end (Mac)
  • From: colin at (Colin Rose)
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 01:01:18 -0400
  • Organization: Theoretical Research Institute
  • References: <7lui4l$> <7m6ine$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

   >> Open a shiny new v4 Mac notebook, create a text cell, and type:
   >>        Hello [Cut] [Undo]
   >> where [Cut] is CommandX, and [Undo] is CommandZ.

Bill Christens-Barry wrote:

> I tried this. Nothing unusual seemed to happen, so maybe I didn't do what
> you intended. 

> What do you expect to happpen?

On my Mac (Blue G3) and on a previous Mac, Mathematica crashes.
On other Macs, it works fine, so it does not appear to be a
global problem. On my Mac, it is perfectly reproducible.

> Was I supposed to select the text "Hello" before cutting and
> undoing?

No !  It's a CUT with nothing selected.



Colin Rose 
tr(I)    -  Theoretical Research Institute
colin at

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