Re: Two strange problems with a notebook...

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg68498] Re: Two strange problems with a notebook...*From*: Peter Pein <petsie at dordos.net>*Date*: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 06:28:33 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <eb6k0e$nko$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Giacomo Ciani schrieb: > Hello, > > I'm been working on a Mathematica book for a lot of time, modifying it > often and changing cell division and so on, and saving every time the > modified version to a new file (as for now, I'm at "version 23"). > > In the last versions, I'm experiencing two strange problems: > > 1) There is a line in a cell that is something like this: > > myPath= "c:\myFolder" > > When I evaluate the cell, the message windows shows the error (I'm > reporting a cut->paste form the message window): > > The string '"' cannot be displayed with ShowStringCharacters->False due > to an error in the string. > try myPath="C:\\myFolder\\" (* double backslashes *) or myPath=ToFileName[{"C:", "myFolder"}] > Observing the first double quote, I can notice that the space around it > is unusual. Deleting a retyping it fixes the problem, but the next time > I open (obviously after fixing and saving) the nb the problem is still > there... > > 2) After some initialization cells, I have the main cell that does few > operations and then to perform two nested loops to calculate a > simulation (one loop over several particles and one loop over the > bounces each particle performs). In the last versions of the nb, if I > evaluate the cell as is (after evaluating all the other cells), > mathematica just skip to the end of the cell without actually exectuing > any of the instruction in the cell. > To fix this, it suffices that I modify the cell adding and deleting a > carachter at any position... then I can evaluate the cell correctly. > As before, fixing and saving doesn't solve the problem, that is there > the next time I opne the nb... > > I also tried to copy all the cells to a new nb, but with no success... > > Any Idea about all this? > > Thanks a lot > > Giacomo > Hi Giacomo, maybe it helps, if you select the cell, type <ctrl><shift>I and look for some \[InvisibleSpace] and other annoyances. But do this in a copy of your notebook, because comments and indented text will be lost. Peter