Re: "Abort Evaluation" does not work
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- Subject: [mg112115] Re: "Abort Evaluation" does not work
- From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
- Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 04:16:38 -0400 (EDT)
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I would really appreciate having a Front End abort command as well. If the kernel can be aborted I can't see a reason why the Front End couldn't be either. FE: Just drop everything you're doing, don't display any new stuff, just give me the prompt line ASAP. Cheers -- Sjoerd On Aug 23, 8:40 am, "David Park" <djmp... at comcast.net> wrote: > True, but still this is a common experience and WRI could easily add a More > Information note on the Abort page (where new users might logically look): > > "Abortion of an evaluation may be effectuated from the Evaluation Menu. This > aborts Kernel evaluation but does not stop any pending Front End > processing." > > David Park > djmp... at comcast.nethttp://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/ > > From: Bill Rowe [mailto:readn... at sbcglobal.net] > > There are improvements that can be made to the documentation. > But, it is clearly impractical for the documentation for each > individual command to be stand alone documentation that covers > all aspect of that command without needing to look at any other > documentation for Mathematica. A direct consequence of this is > users unfamiliar with Mathematica will not have a complete > understanding of a command by reading just the documentation > page for that command.