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Re: Mandrake 8.0 and Mathematica 4.01

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  • Subject: [mg28597] Re: Mandrake 8.0 and Mathematica 4.01
  • From: Jean Sebastien Theriault?= <jst at airinc.com>
  • Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 00:17:25 -0400 (EDT)
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Ronald Bruck wrote:

> I just installed the new version of Mandrake, 8.0, and Mathematica 
> 4.01's GUI has quit working.
> 
> More precisely, the key bindings are screwed up.  When I hit the 
> "Delete" key there's a forward space!  As well, you can't drag over text.
> 
> This makes the user interface almost unusable.  Does anybody have any 
> idea why the program would suddenly quit working?  Other programs 
> continue to work.  Could this be the Motif interface?

Try hitting your NumLock key. When NumLock is on, I have the same GUI 
behaviour as you describe. I'm running Mandrake 7.1.

Cheers
-js



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