Re: Memory leak? Self-created non-executable Help notebook?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg35624] Re: Memory leak? Self-created non-executable Help notebook?*From*: Selwyn Hollis <slhollis at earthlink.net>*Date*: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 01:51:33 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <ahg8dg$93n$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

There's an FAQ on issue #1 at http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica/systems/macintosh/general/doublebuffer.html (This problem annoyed me for many months.) ---Selwyn AES wrote: > 1) Working with Mathematica 4.1 on a Mac iBook running OS 9.1 I've recently > been encountering repeated situations where, after working with any one > of a collection of several different small notebooks for a short time, > and perhaps causing some errors, I get a dialog box that says > > "There was not enough memory to display a cell. The cell has > been closed. When you have freed some memory you can open > it again by choosing Cell Open the the Cell Properties menu". > > Clicking OK just brings up the box again in an endless loop; doing a > Force Quit usually leads to a crash. The notebooks are only a dozen > cells or so long. I've increased Mathematica's memory allocation; no help. > > Is this some kind of "memory leak", or . . . ? > > 2) Possibly related: I have a "My Mathematica Notes" notebook -- a kind of > personalized Help file -- in which I collect misc notes, useful snippets > of Mathematica code in the form of Input cells, other examples I've seen on this > group or elsewhere. It's about 140K in size. I'm not sure but I think > the above problem may sometimes occur shortly after I open this Notes > notebook to copy a cell out of it. > > I don't want to run or execute any cells in this notebook, ever. Are > there some options or defaults I should set so that none of the Input > cells in this notebook will execute while it's open, yet I can copy and > paste them as executable Input cells in another notebook I'm working on? >