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Re: Is there a FAQ? (Different question -- why the pause

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  • Subject: [mg18814] Re: Is there a FAQ? (Different question -- why the pause
  • From: polytope at prado.com (Stephen Schiller)
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 08:19:30 -0400
  • References: <7mjv38$fni@smc.vnet.net> <7n13hm$beu@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Below is another question, that I was hoping to find
answered in a FAQ, but so far no FAQ!

Here is the question:

In Mathematica 3.0 on a Mac (8500 Power PC)
when I stop typing for a while, and then go
back to enter a calculation Mathemaitca
doesn't respond for about 5 seconds.
NOTE: I am not refering to the time it
takes for the kernel to process my command.
Before the window title bar even indicates that the
kernel is running there is a pause which
I find very annoying. I assume the system
is garbage collecting or something. 

So, the question is: is there any way to
modify or eliminate this behavior?

thanks,
Steve


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