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Mathematica won't stop

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  • Subject: [mg111722] Mathematica won't stop
  • From: "S. B. Gray" <stevebg at ROADRUNNER.COM>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:48:16 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: stevebg at ROADRUNNER.COM

Sometimes (not yet well-defined) I try to stop a loop, (either because 
it's running some wrong code or because the loop will take days or 
hours) with alt-comma but it keeps going. More than once I have had to 
shut the whole system off. Granted, Microsoft does not provide a 
competent universal interrupt (which the 35-year-old Tops-10 did very 
nicely) but maybe Mathematica can be modified to stop more easily. ?? Is anyone 
else bummed by this?

Steve Gray


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