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Re: "Abort Evaluation" does not work

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  • Subject: [mg111933] Re: "Abort Evaluation" does not work
  • From: Simon <simonjtyler at>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 07:22:37 -0400 (EDT)
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Hi Thernis,

I think the example you showed does respond to Abort Evaluation, the
only problem is that the frontend has already queued up a lot of
Prints that take time to perform...   This becomes clear if you put a
Pause[1] in the loop.

On Aug 18, 9:07 pm, Themis Matsoukas <tmatsou... at> wrote:
> I was hoping someone would answer your question because I too find 'Abort Evaluation' to work erratically. For example, the loop below responds to ' Abort Evaluation':
> i = 1;
> While[i <= Infinity, ++i]
> ..but this loop does not:
> i = 1;
> While[i < 1000, Print[i]; ++i]
> Themis
> 7.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (November 11, 2008)

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