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Re: Mathematica crashed -- where did my notebook go?
David Bakin wrote: > It is disappointing. Considering how much of Mathematica's non-mathematical > core is based on Lisp I'm surprised they didn't borrow the "dribble" file. > > (But surely it is something that can be coded by a user? Can't you supply > an appropriate function to $Pre or $PreRead that writes out all your input > to a file?) > > -- David > On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:14 PM, Bob F <deepyogurt at gmail.com> wrote: > >> Mathematica just crashed on me in the middle of writing a program, and >> of course everything I had done is gone. Is there any temporary file >> or anything still left on the disk that contains anything of what I >> was working on at the time of the crash? I tried to do a bit of >> investigating, but could not see any open files that exist while >> working on a new notebook, so where does Mathematica put everything I >> type into a notebook until I save it? >> > I don't think there is any Lisp in Mathematica - perhaps you are thinking of another system? Of course, a good alternative to providing crash recovery, would be to make the software crash proof :) David Bailey http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk