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Re: Odd phenomenon but not serious
Hi, you are using MS-Windows ? You should try to lower the priority of the kernel manual (via TaskManager) if you run a long calculation. Regards Jens Steve Gray wrote: > > I have an extremely long calculation which prints a line on the > screen every second or so. Sometimes when I do alt-comma to > interrupt it, it does not respond. But if I click in the window of > a different program and then click in the Mathematica window, it seems > to always respond immediately. This is with other programs in > memory but not running. > ??? > > A related question: When Mathematica is running on this CPU-bound > job, there is little time left for other jobs, say Word or the Web > Is this the fault of Windows' time allocater or of Mathematica being > piggish about CPU sharing? Also, if I do alt-comma with or > without then doing the Enter (whatever it is) Dialog, should I > expect better time availability for the other programs? > > Any help with the latter paragraph is welcome. Thank you.