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Re: Problems with the front end

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  • Subject: [mg67263] Re: [mg67232] Problems with the front end
  • From: bsyehuda at gmail.com
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 06:30:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200606130507.BAA23845@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,
The front end (FE) allows you to select all the cell of a given type by
ALT+left-clicking on the cell bracket. I wonder if you ever modified this
option, or something is wrong (sometimes) with the keyboard making the ALT
being pressed all the time ?
yehuda

On 6/13/06, Hans-Peter Kunzle <hpk at shaw.ca> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have been using Mathematica for over ten years,
> but from time to time I keep running into strange
> problems with the front end which happen perhaps
> because I may have pressed a wrong key combination
> by mistake. (I am using Mathematica 5.2 on a system
> with SUSE Linux 10.1.)
>
> This time the problem is that when I try to execute
> a function in an Input cell then all
> Input cells in the notebook light up at once and I
> get an error message instead of the function executing.
> (Similarly when I click on the border of an output
> cell all other output cells light up.)
>
> So far I have been unable to locate an Option in the
> FrontEnd preferences that seems to refer to such a
> behavior. I have also removed the ~/.Mathematica directory
> losing my StyleSheets but the problem persists.
> (I also Quit[] Mathematica and even rebooted the computer
> without solving the problem.)
>
> Right now, the only way I can run my programs is
> to abandon the frontend altogether. But this is most
> inconvenient.
>
> Can anybody help?
>
> Hans
>
>



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