Re: Equation style crash bug

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg111878] Re: Equation style crash bug*From*: "becko" <becko565 at hotmail.com>*Date*: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:56:21 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <201008131055.GAA18071@smc.vnet.net> <4C66A6D0.6040005@math.umass.edu> <BLU134-DS6CEA9A43BFD948A6CE2C6999A0@phx.gbl> <4C680399.9060107@math.umass.edu>

When I have two consecutive text cells and I press Backspace at the beginning of the second one, the two cells merge. That's what I would expect to happen when the consecutive cells are equations instead. -------------------------------------------------- From: "Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2010 10:11 AM To: "becko" <becko565 at hotmail.com> Subject: [mg111878] Re: [mg111784] Equation style crash bug > Yes, I'm getting the same thing with Windows XP Professional (SP3), > Mathematica 7.0.1, and the JournalArticle style sheet. > > (What should be happening, of course, is: nothing. That is, if you're at > the beginning of the cell, then Backspace should not move the cursor or > have any other effect.) > > Sorry, when I tried this before and said I couldn't reproduce it, it was > with a prerelease version of Mathematica. For the obvious reason, I cannot > post this reply as a follow-up to MathGroup. > > On 8/15/2010 4:37 AM, becko wrote: >> I have Windows 7 and Mathematica 7.0.0. >> >> Every time I do that sequence of steps, or more generally, every time I >> have two consecutive equations, and I have the cursor at the beginning >> of the second equation, if I press backspace I invariably get a crash of >> Mathematica. >> >> I just want to know if anyone has a similar issue before trying to >> reinstall Mathematica or something. >> >> Thanks. >> >> -------------------------------------------------- >> From: "Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> >> Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 9:23 AM >> To: "becko" <becko565 at hotmail.com> >> Subject: Re: [mg111784] Equation style crash bug >> >>> For what it's worth: I just tried that in a prerelease version and did >>> not experience that crash. (That's under Windows XP.) >>> >>> On 8/13/2010 6:55 AM, becko wrote: >>>> 1.. Create a new blank notebook. >>>> 2.. Select the stylesheet JournalArticle (I think any other stylesheet >>>> with Equation style will do too) >>>> 3.. Put the first cell with style Equation and type some equation >>>> (anything). >>>> 4.. Put the second cell with style Equation and type something else. >>>> 5.. Now, put the cursor at the beginning of the second cell and press >>>> Backspace. >>>> Boom! That crashes Mathematica for me. All the time. Anyone has the >>>> same >>>> issue? > >> > > -- > Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) > University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) > 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 > Amherst, MA 01003-9305 >

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