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Re: seems I broke the FE of V7

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  • Subject: [mg100129] Re: seems I broke the FE of V7
  • From: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at>
  • Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 05:07:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gvdr1v$6u6$>

congruentialuminaire at wrote:

> Hello UG:
> I was using my XP based V7 system just fine until an hour ago or so.
> Now all notebooks are unformatted. When I give a simple string "2+2",
> then Ctrl-Enter does not evaluate it. The interface and the menus look
> OK, but then I noticed that Format>>Style shows no styles, only a menu
> separator and then "Other".
> I can guess that no cells are input cells, so they cannot be
> evaluated. But how could I have blown all my styles away.
> The only "suspicious" thing that happened is that I downloaded a
> Demostrations source package (about Planck's constant I think). It
> evaluated and ran OK. I used help and ran some simple evals after the
> Demonstration.
> Any helpful thoughts? Maybe I have to go to 7.0.1 now.
> TIA.
> Regards..
> Roger Williams
> Franklin Laboratory

Just a wild guess: your File $UserBaseDirectory/Frontend/init.m may be
corrupted. Drag it to the Desktop (after closing Mathematica) and restart

Peter Breitfeld, Bad Saulgau, Germany --

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