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

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  • Subject: [mg80654] Re: [mg80605] Mathematica 6.0.1, Crashes when I hit the ENTER key !!
  • From: Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at lanl.gov>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 02:10:30 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: LANL
  • References: <200708270313.XAA00514@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: cfo at lanl.gov

  This *seems* confirmed on 6.0.1 on linux (32 bit). I first separated the 
last code chunk (with Manipulate and TabView) and ran it without initializing 
anything else. It worked fine (though of course what it returned in each tab 
view was no content). Then I ran the rest of the code, and things still 
worked fine (with Manipulate automatically having been updated with the 
various distributions). Then I re-evaluated the last code chunk (which should 
have just run the Manipulate[TabView[.... stuff) and the front-end and kernel 
promptly crashed, with no warning or crash report.

          --Curtis

On Sunday 26 August 2007 21:13:17 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?
>
> thanks
> Nasser



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