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Re: Equation style crash bug

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg111890] Re: Equation style crash bug
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza10 at msn.com>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 01:21:40 -0400 (EDT)

That's strange: when I have two consecutive text cells and I press Backspace at the beginning of the second one, nothing happens. The cursor stays put.

Tomas

> Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:56:21 -0400
> From: becko565 at hotmail.com
> Subject: [mg111878] Re: Equation style crash bug
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> 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 a=
t
> > 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 wa=
s
> > with a prerelease version of Mathematica. For the obvious reason, I can=
not
> > 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 di=
d
> >>> 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 styleshe=
et
> >>>> 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 pres=
s
> >>>> 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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 That's strange: when I have two consecutive text cells and I press Backspa=
ce at the beginning of the second one, nothing happens. The cursor stays =
put.<br><br>Tomas<br><br>&gt; Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:56:21 -0400<br>=
&gt; From: becko565 at hotmail.com<br>&gt; Subject: [mg111878] Re: Equatio=
n style crash bug<br>&gt; To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net<br>&gt; <br>&gt;=
 When I have two consecutive text cells and I press Backspace at the <br>&g=
t; beginning of the second one, the two cells merge. That's what I woul=
d expect <br>&gt; to happen when the consecutive cells are equations inst=
ead.<br>&gt; <br>&gt; -------------------------------------------------=
-<br>&gt; From: "Murray Eisenberg" &lt;murray at math.umass.edu&gt;<br>&=
gt; Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2010 10:11 AM<br>&gt; To: "becko" &lt=
;becko565 at hotmail.com&gt;<br>&gt; Subject: [mg111878] Re: [mg111784] =
Equation style crash bug<br>&gt; <br>&gt; &gt; Yes, I'm getting the=
 same thing with Windows XP Professional (SP3), <br>&gt; &gt; Mathema=
tica 7.0.1, and the JournalArticle style sheet.<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt=
; &gt; (What should be happening, of course, is: nothing. That is=
, if you're at <br>&gt; &gt; the beginning of the cell, then Backsp=
ace should not move the cursor or <br>&gt; &gt; have any other effect.)=
<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Sorry, when I tried this before and sa=
id I couldn't reproduce it, it was <br>&gt; &gt; with a prerelease ve=
rsion of Mathematica. For the obvious reason, I cannot <br>&gt; &gt; =
post this reply as a follow-up to MathGroup.<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt=
; On 8/15/2010 4:37 AM, becko wrote:<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; I have Wind=
ows 7 and Mathematica 7.0.0.<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; =
Every time I do that sequence of steps, or more generally, every time I=
<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; have two consecutive equations, and I have the cu=
rsor at the beginning<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; of the second equation, if I=
 press backspace I invariably get a crash of<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; Mathema=
tica.<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; I just want to know if =
anyone has a similar issue before trying to<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; reinstal=
l Mathematica or something.<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; T=
hanks.<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; ----------------------=
----------------------------<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; From: "Murray Eisenberg=
" &lt;murray at math.umass.edu&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; Sent: Saturday=
, August 14, 2010 9:23 AM<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; To: "becko" &lt;beck=
o565 at hotmail.com&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; Subject: Re: [mg111784] Equat=
ion style crash bug<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; For=
 what it's worth: I just tried that in a prerelease version and did<br>&gt=
; &gt;&gt;&gt; not experience that crash. (That's under Windows XP.=
)<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; On 8/13/2010 6:=
55 AM, becko wrote:<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; 1.. Create a new b=
lank notebook.<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; 2.. Select the stylesheet=
 JournalArticle (I think any other stylesheet<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&=
gt; with Equation style will do too)<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; 3=
.. Put the first cell with style Equation and type some equation<br>&gt; =
&gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; (anything).<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; 4..=
 Put the second cell with style Equation and type something else.<br>&gt;=
 &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; 5.. Now, put the cursor at the beginning of the=
 second cell and press<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; Backspace.<br>&gt=
; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; Boom! That crashes Mathematica for me. All the=
 time. Anyone has the <br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; same<br>&gt; &g=
t;&gt;&gt;&gt; issue?<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&g=
t; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; -- <br>&gt; &gt; Murray Eisenberg         =
            murray at math.umass.edu<br>&gt; &gt; Mathematics &amp; Stat=
istics Dept.<br>&gt; &gt; Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 41=
3 549-1020 (H)<br>&gt; &gt; University of Massachusetts                =
413 545-2859 (W)<br>&gt; &gt; 710 North Pleasant Street            fax =
  413 545-1801<br>&gt; &gt; Amherst, MA 01003-9305<br>&gt; &gt; <=
br>&gt; <br> 		 	   		  </body>
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