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Re: Stopping a running program

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  • Subject: [mg94990] Re: Stopping a running program
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 20:30:02 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: HPR <read at>

Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
> Helen Read wrote:
>> Sometimes if the FrontEnd will not respond to Alt-. or Abort Evaluation, 
>>   you can shut down the kernel completely from Evaluation, Quit Kernel, 
>> Local. Of course, that clears everything that you had in memory.
> that is a bit rude, what is with killing the Kernel, the FrontEnd
> and reboot the computer ;-)

I like to show my students early in the year how to crash Mathematica, 
as a way of encouraging them to save their file while they work :-).

Helen Read
University of Vermont

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