Re: Re: Animation crash

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69599] Re: [mg69533] Re: Animation crash*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>*Date*: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 06:57:20 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: hanlonr at cox.net

With n=400 and Mathematica 5.2.0.0, it ran on my single-user Mac OS 10.4.7 with 1.5 GB of RAM without a problem. Bob Hanlon ---- ben <benjamin.friedrich at gmail.com> wrote: > This is an example of an animation that crashes my mathematica; > it might be that my problem is related to the fact that I am working > only a terminal sharing the server with 40 other people. > This morning when server load was really low, mathematica > did hang up, but I could still open a shell to kill it. > > The delete key did not work. > > Bye > Ben > > (* Rotating Helix *) > > \[Gamma]={r Cos[s/Sqrt[r^2+h^2]-\[Omega] t], > r Sin[s/Sqrt[r^2+h^2]-\[Omega] t], > h s/Sqrt[r^2+h^2]- vnet t } > > (* Animation [Caution: can crash system] *) > n:=100; (* try high values *) > > Do[ > ParametricPlot3D[ > Join[ > RotateLeft[ > > \[Gamma]/.{r\[Rule]1,h\[Rule]1,\[Omega]\[Rule]1,vnet\[Rule]0}, > 1], > {{Hue[s/20],Thickness[0.01]}}]//Evaluate, > {s,0,20},Axes->False], > {t,0,2 \[Pi],2 \[Pi]/n}] > > Chris Chiasson schrieb: > > > try using the delete key > > > > On 9/13/06, ben <benjamin.friedrich at gmail.com> wrote: > > > Dear all, > > > > > > When I run animations in mathematica, > > > it often hangs up with > > > * playing the animation forever > > > * allowing no keyboard input > > > * restricting the mouse pointer to the area of the animation. > > > > > > In such a situation I don't even know how to kill mathematica. > > > > > > Is there a way to interupt the animations? > > > > > > Thanks > > > Ben > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > http://chris.chiasson.name/ >