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Re: Mathematica 6.0.1, Crashes when I hit the ENTER key !!

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  • Subject: [mg80648] Re: Mathematica 6.0.1, Crashes when I hit the ENTER key !!
  • From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 02:07:23 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fatfsp$1ot$1@smc.vnet.net>

"Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org> wrote in message 
news:fatfsp$1ot$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> This is the most amazing thing. This is on XP.
>
> I have put the notebook in this folder, it is called demo2.nb
>
> http://12000.org/tmp/082507/
>
> and 2 screen shots of the crashes here
> http://12000.org/tmp/082507/bug2.JPG
> and
> http://12000.org/tmp/082507/bug1.JPG
>
>
> Simply open it. it is just ONE cell.  Simply hit the ENTER key to define 
> the
> code in the cell. You'll get the GUI from Manipulate shown.
>
> Now, without doing anything, hit the ENTER key again.  Now Mathematica
> crashes.  If it does not crash for you, try saving the file, then hit 
> ENTER
> again. For me it crashes every time.
>
> This is what happened. I've been working on this all night.  I added 
> TabView
> at the end, which calls functions, which in turn use Manipulate. Things
> started to crash soon after that. I am not sure if it is the TabView is
> causing the problem or not. I think this is the problem:  Having TabView
> inside Manipulate is causing it to crash.  But I was not able to decide 
> for
> sure, as almost anything I do, causes Mathematica to crash now. Maybe I
> should just removed TabView altogether, although I really like to use it.
>
> Could someone please try this on their PC to see if they get the same
> problem?
>
> thanks
> Nasser
>
>

I just found what is causing this crash, but I do not know WHY.

Once the GUI is up, (from TabView and Manipulate), then if I hit Enter, then 
it crashes. But if I DELETE the cell in which the GUI is displayed BEFORE I 
hit the enter key, then Mathematica does NOT crash.

It seems hitting enter when the GUI is up is the problem.

Now, I make sure I delete the cell in which the gui is in everytime before I 
do anything,.sometimes I forget and end up losing some code changes.

Nasser



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