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Re: Help Browser issue in 5.0.1 on Mac OS X

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  • Subject: [mg46399] Re: [mg46356] Help Browser issue in 5.0.1 on Mac OS X
  • From: Yasvir Tesiram <yat at>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 23:43:25 -0500 (EST)
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G'day Mike,

On Feb 16, 2004, at 7:59 AM, Mike wrote:

> Has anyone noticed a (minor but irritating) bug in 5.0.1 Help Browser 
> on Mac
> OS X that wasn't present in 5.0.0?

Yes. I don't know whether it was present on the Mac in 5.0 or not, 
because I didn't take much notice. But you are not mistaken.

> By typing MSP and pressing go
> the webMathematica folder appears along with a scroll bar in the 
> Add-ons&
> Links column. Something is clearly wrong with the Mac OS X HelpBrowser.

That seems to be the workaround. Somewhere along the line it seems that 
the help browser didn't rebuild properly and needs an entry in the 
Search field before the other "newer" additional packages appear 
together with scroll bars.

> occurring more often when I have iTunes running (and perhaps when 
> adding or
> removing cell tags). Anyone else experiencing this?  (on Mac OS X 
> 10.3.2)

No. Buy more RAM. Better still use a traditional amplifier and speakers 
for music. Computers compute usually :-)


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