Re: A few newbie questions
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- Subject: [mg107620] Re: A few newbie questions
- From: Raffy <adraffy at gmail.com>
- Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:33:49 -0500 (EST)
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On Feb 19, 12:33 am, Paul Floyd <r... at 127.0.0.1> wrote: > Hi > > I've started pottering with Mathematica, and have built up a few > questions. I'm using the home edition on a MacBook Pro. > > 1. On startup, quite often the first thing that I type doesn't get any > response (just the spinning disk busy mouse pointer). Occasionally it'll > snap out of it, but sometimes I have to kill it and restart. Any ideas > why? My guess is that it's a network/license quirk. > > 2. Sound. Speech, SoundNote, Play seem to work. ListPlay doesn't. And no > indication as to why not, other than loads of Java exceptions in the > Console. Not an issue for me, just curious as to why. > > 3. For Plots, is there any easy way to view the value of a point on the > curve, and to be able to move the point? > > A bientot > Paul MBP here as well. 1. I've seen this happen on machines using mathlm for their license, but not those w/local mathpass file. Try holding Shift key during startup (http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/ TroubleshootingOnMacOSX.html) 2. Could you provide some of the java exceptions? 3. Right-click the plot > Get Coordinates?