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Re: Two strange problems with a notebook...

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  • Subject: [mg68678] Re: Two strange problems with a notebook...
  • From: "Giacomo Ciani" <giacomo.ciani at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 03:36:07 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200608070540.BAA24050@smc.vnet.net><eb9q0a$t69$1@smc.vnet.net>
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I'm not actually sure of what I've done, but I managed to solve the
problem converting to and from different display and/or output
formats...

Thanks

Giacomo

Chris Chiasson wrote:
> Sometimes notebooks get subtly corrupted. If you can read and correct
> box expressions, then you can use ctrl+shift+e on a cell and manually
> correct the problem. Otherwise, (1) copy the affected cells as plain
> text, (2) paste it into a text editor, (4) manually correct any
> problems in the text editor, (5) delete the problem cell, (6) create a
> new cell, (7) paste the text back in. If that doesn't work, manually
> retype the cell.
>
> On 8/7/06, Giacomo Ciani <giacomo.ciani at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > 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
> >
> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> http://chris.chiasson.name/


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