Re: Table command strange output when 'i' over 16

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69813] Re: [mg69779] Table command strange output when 'i' over 16*From*: Christopher Arthur <caa0012 at unt.edu>*Date*: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 23:45:07 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200609230843.EAA22420@smc.vnet.net>

Why bother? using the same index twice is wrong on so many levels that it shouldn't work at all. Quoting Nasser Abbasi <nma at 12000.org>: > hello; > > Mathematica 5.2, on XP. > > When I type the command > > Table[0,{i,1,2},{i,1,2}] > Table[0,{i,1,3},{i,1,3}] > Table[0,{i,1,4},{i,1,4}] > > etc... all the way to > > Table[0,{i,1,15},{i,1,15}] > > I always get a 2D square Matrix filled with zeros as I expected. > > But when I type > > Table[0,{i,1,16},{i,1,16}] > > Now the matrix returned no longer filled with zero. > Any idea why this is? and any other value of over 16 will also have this > problem. > > Notice that when I change the second index counter from 'i' to 'j' it works: > Table[0,{i,1,16},{j,1,16}] > > it works ok, and I get a matrix filled with zero. > > any thoughts? > > Here is a screen shot: > http://12000.org/tmp/092106/table_bug.htm > > Nasser > >

**References**:**Table command strange output when 'i' over 16***From:*"Nasser Abbasi" <nma@12000.org>