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Re: disable default Dynamic Updating Enabled

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  • Subject: [mg115982] Re: disable default Dynamic Updating Enabled
  • From: Alistair Windsor <alistair.windsor.mailinglists at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 06:13:58 -0500 (EST)

I don't know how to determine the status of DynamicUpdating but you
can change it to the other state using

FrontEndExecute[FrontEndToken["ToggleDynamicUpdating"]]

If someone else can explain how to check the status then we are done ;)

Yours,

Alistair

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 2:42 AM, metrologuy <takacs at bnl.gov> wrote:
> On Jan 25, 6:32 am, "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devr... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Instead of disabling dynamic updating I'd add SaveDefinitions -> True
>> to all your Manipulates. In this way the notebook remembers all the
>> necessary definitions to make the Manipulates work right from the
>> start.
>>
>> Cheers -- Sjoerd
>>
>> On Jan 25, 10:19 am, metrologuy <tak... at bnl.gov> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > I have been trying without success to find a way to change the default
>> > Dynamic Updating Enabled checkmark setting in the Evaluation menu. I
>> > want Mathematica to start up with this item unchecked so it doesn't
>> > cause my notebooks to hang up when I open them and scroll down to an
>> > Manipulate that has some as-yet undefined content or some leftover
>> > content from some earlier save. It is really annoying to have to wait
>> > for several minutes until the spinning beachball stops and the
>> > notebook reformats. What do I have to do to insure that this menu item
>> > gets unchecked when I start up Mathematica? There has got to be some
>> > way to change this in the init file. I am running under Mac OS 10.6.6.
>> > Thanks in advance for the help.
>
> Thanks for the advice, Sjoerd. It works. But in a more global context,
> how does one modify the default menu selections that are already
> checked upon starting Mathematica? There must be some way to modify a
> setting in the initialization notebook, but I haven't found how. I
> have been looking for some way to uncheck the selection with Options
> Inspector in my notebook, but I have not had any success finding the
> key. I imagine there should be some way to make the change in a given
> notebook that gets saved with the notebook, but I haven't discovered
> how to do it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>
>


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