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Re: Plot bug?

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  • Subject: [mg47305] Re: Plot bug?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 05:22:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <c4jamn$do7$>
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this has nothing to do with Plot[], you try to
label the axes with small, numers 10^-16 and this
seems to request a font form the X Window system
that does not return and hang up the FrontEnd.

AFAIK it is the same with Suse or RedHat Linux.


Enrique Zeleny wrote:
> Hello:
> My Mathematica 5.0 FrontEnd on Mandrake Linux hangs with
> Plot[ArcCos[Cos[x]] - x, {x, 0, 1}]
> I suspect the problem is that the argument is near $MachineEpsilon
> thanks
> Enrique Zeleny
> Puebla, Mexico

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