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

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  • Subject: [mg80682] Re: [mg80654] Re: [mg80605] Mathematica 6.0.1, Crashes when I hit the ENTER key !!
  • From: "peter lindsay" <pl.0 at mac.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 06:44:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200708270313.XAA00514@smc.vnet.net>

This [ demo2.nb ]  does crash in OS X [ PPC iMac, Mathematica 6.0.1.0 ]
-Peter Lindsay

On 28/08/07, Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at lanl.gov> wrote:
>
>   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
>
>
>
> --
> ==========================================================
> Curtis Osterhoudt
> cfo at remove_this.lanl.and_this.gov
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> ==========================================================
>
>


-- 
peter lindsay



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