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Re: Bugs in Mathematica 5+

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  • Subject: [mg60617] Re: [mg60584] Bugs in Mathematica 5+
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 02:08:11 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
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Mathematica tends to be better with handling programs that it is with
word processing type tasks. I have had crashing problems, especially
with documents where I have pasted in pictures. There are (at least)
two good avenues to take here. One is to report bugs, especially to
support at wolfram.com. The other, as AES might tell you, is to use
whatever software is best at what you want to do (which may be from a
WRI competitor).
On 9/21/05, ROBO Design <robodesign at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm using Mathematica already for two years for day-by-day editing of .NB documents. And there are few bugs which are very annoying in this great application.
>
> First bug:
> I can't use the Undo function. It has only one undo level, but even using it, makes Mathematica unstable and in less then 10 seconds it crashes. Because of this... I crashed it many times
>
> Second bug:
> Working with images in the document can cause document render errors and... as a cherry on the top, it crashes if you fiddle to much ;).
>
> And as a third bug... When I paste any too large data from the clipboard into the document... There is a high probability to crash it.
>
> Oh, and there's a fourth bug. Unfortunately is annoying too:
> I use UltraVNC application for remote PC controlling in my network. When I'm running Mathematica and I enter from another PC with the VNC Viewer, Mathematica crashes, not everytime. I don't know, but this might sound weird: if I save the document, it won't crash.
> Those are my only critiques.
>
> As my first post... I must congratulate Wolfram Research for this great application which helps many people a lot. And... not only people which do research.
>
> If they only could fix those bugs... ;)
>
> P.S. Sorry if this is not the right place to post such a topic.
>
>


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