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Re: Big trouble with Mathematica Code parsing -- Rant.
On 6 Dec 2000 02:52:13 -0500, "Louis M. Pecora" <pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil> wrote: > Beware. Adding white space and blank lines for readability can cause > Null's to appear and other problems. I suspect this is partly related > to the fact that space can be taken as a multiplication, but > eliminating spaces and blank lines may not cure the problem. I know. > I've tried. Did you read over Section A.2.10 in _The Mathematica Book_ (Fourth Edition)? The information therein provides guidance on how input to the kernel is processed on a per-line basis. Note the last paragraph which pertains to input within a notebook cell using StandardForm. This section may be looked up by pasting the following expression in a notebook and evaluating it. FrontEndExecute[FrontEnd`HelpBrowserLookup["MainBook", "A.2.10"]] -- P.J. Hinton User Interface Programmer paulh at wolfram.com Wolfram Research, Inc.