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

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  • Subject: [mg80669] Re: Mathematica 6.0.1, Crashes when I hit the ENTER key !!
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 02:18:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <fatfsp$1ot$1@smc.vnet.net>

Nasser Abbasi wrote:

> 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?

I confirm the issue on my system (Wintel XP SP2 Mathematica 6.0.1). I 
also tried first to manipulate the interface (worked fine) and then went 
back to the single cell, evaluating it again crashed Mathematica (kernel 
and front end).

Regards,
-- 
Jean-Marc


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