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Bug in 5.1,Linux, GUIKit?

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  • Subject: [mg52746] Bug in 5.1,Linux, GUIKit?
  • From: "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons at>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 05:22:20 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

This is a session demonstrating the problem:

Mathematica 5.1 for Linux
Copyright 1988-2004 Wolfram Research, Inc.
 -- Motif graphics initialized -- 

In[1]:= Needs["GUIKit`"];

In[2]:= HelloWorld[]:=GUIRunModal[Widget["Panel",{Widget["Label",{"text" ->
"Hello World!"}]}]]

In[3]:= HelloWorld[]

Java::argx: Method named runModalContent defined in class 
     was called with an incorrect number or type of arguments. The
     shown here in a list, were {<widget src='Panel'>          , 1}.
                                  <group root='true'>
                                   <widget src='Label'>
                                    <group root='true'>
                                     <property name='text'
                                         value='Hello World!'/>

GUIRunModal::nvalid: The GUI definition contains invalid content.

Out[3]= $Failed

It looks to me that Java is expecting a boolean where it is getting `1':
public boolean runModalContent(java.lang.String,boolean);
    public boolean runModalContent(java.lang.String,int,boolean);
    public boolean
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