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Re: Graphic problem

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  • Subject: [mg27132] Re: Graphic problem
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 02:12:41 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <95b556$>
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I have seen this on a Laptop with display setting to  256 colors.
Setting the Windows display to 16 Bit or 24 Bit colors resolve
the problem.


"Yasvir A. Tesiram" wrote:
> Hi,
> I have run into a problem where when I generate a plot, for example as in,
> Plot[Sin[x],{x,-2,2}]
> I get nothing but what looks like an endless loop of a calculation and the
> Front End just flickers away. I have written to Mathematica Support. That
> was last week and still no reply. In the meanwhile I have removed
> Mathematica completely and re-installed it but the same thing happens. I
> have also run previous notebooks with graphics output, and they all work
> fine. The problem occurs when I try to plot any new functions in a new
> notebook. No other notebooks are running at the same time. The problem has
> me stumped and if anyone has any ideas as to what might be happening, could
> you please help. Below is what I have done so far to remedy the problem but
> without any success.
> 1. Removed Mathematica (V4.0) completely and reinstalled.
> 2. The OS is Win2K and I have basically reinstalled Win2K over the top of
> the initial installation.
> 3. Checked to see if  Plot[Sin[x],{x,-2,2}] will run in the kernal without
> the front end and yes it does. No problem.
> Yas

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