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 > > > --_38b32cca-d9ec-4b74-990e-f9e5c4622779_ Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable X-Sun-Content-Length: 4674 <html> <head> <style><!-- .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Tahoma } --></style> </head> <body class='hmmessage'> 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>> Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:56:21 -0400<br>= > From: becko565 at hotmail.com<br>> Subject: [mg111878] Re: Equatio= n style crash bug<br>> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net<br>> <br>>= 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>> to happen when the consecutive cells are equations inst= ead.<br>> <br>> -------------------------------------------------= -<br>> From: "Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu><br>&= gt; Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2010 10:11 AM<br>> To: "becko" <= ;becko565 at hotmail.com><br>> Subject: [mg111878] Re: [mg111784] = Equation style crash bug<br>> <br>> > Yes, I'm getting the= same thing with Windows XP Professional (SP3), <br>> > Mathema= tica 7.0.1, and the JournalArticle style sheet.<br>> ><br>>= ; > (What should be happening, of course, is: nothing. That is= , if you're at <br>> > the beginning of the cell, then Backsp= ace should not move the cursor or <br>> > have any other effect.)= <br>> ><br>> > Sorry, when I tried this before and sa= id I couldn't reproduce it, it was <br>> > with a prerelease ve= rsion of Mathematica. For the obvious reason, I cannot <br>> > = post this reply as a follow-up to MathGroup.<br>> ><br>> >= ; On 8/15/2010 4:37 AM, becko wrote:<br>> >> I have Wind= ows 7 and Mathematica 7.0.0.<br>> >><br>> >> = Every time I do that sequence of steps, or more generally, every time I= <br>> >> have two consecutive equations, and I have the cu= rsor at the beginning<br>> >> of the second equation, if I= press backspace I invariably get a crash of<br>> >> Mathema= tica.<br>> >><br>> >> I just want to know if = anyone has a similar issue before trying to<br>> >> reinstal= l Mathematica or something.<br>> >><br>> >> T= hanks.<br>> >><br>> >> ----------------------= ----------------------------<br>> >> From: "Murray Eisenberg= " <murray at math.umass.edu><br>> >> Sent: Saturday= , August 14, 2010 9:23 AM<br>> >> To: "becko" <beck= o565 at hotmail.com><br>> >> Subject: Re: [mg111784] Equat= ion style crash bug<br>> >><br>> >>> For= what it's worth: I just tried that in a prerelease version and did<br>>= ; >>> not experience that crash. (That's under Windows XP.= )<br>> >>><br>> >>> On 8/13/2010 6:= 55 AM, becko wrote:<br>> >>>> 1.. Create a new b= lank notebook.<br>> >>>> 2.. Select the stylesheet= JournalArticle (I think any other stylesheet<br>> >>>&= gt; with Equation style will do too)<br>> >>>> 3= .. Put the first cell with style Equation and type some equation<br>> = >>>> (anything).<br>> >>>> 4..= Put the second cell with style Equation and type something else.<br>>= >>>> 5.. Now, put the cursor at the beginning of the= second cell and press<br>> >>>> Backspace.<br>>= ; >>>> Boom! That crashes Mathematica for me. All the= time. Anyone has the <br>> >>>> same<br>> &g= t;>>> issue?<br>> ><br>> >><br>&g= t; ><br>> > -- <br>> > Murray Eisenberg = murray at math.umass.edu<br>> > Mathematics & Stat= istics Dept.<br>> > Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 41= 3 549-1020 (H)<br>> > University of Massachusetts = 413 545-2859 (W)<br>> > 710 North Pleasant Street fax = 413 545-1801<br>> > Amherst, MA 01003-9305<br>> > <= br>> <br> </body> </html>= --_38b32cca-d9ec-4b74-990e-f9e5c4622779_--

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