Re: Quit and Restart kernel quickly?
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- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2012 01:32:29 -0400 (EDT)
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On 7/13/12 at 2:54 AM, mstankus at gmail.com wrote: >Is there a way to quit and restart the kernel quickly? I would like >to do this without having to use the menu twice. Evaluating Quit will stop the kernel. Restarting the kernel can be done by evaluating pretty much anything else. Note, if your purpose in quitting the kernel is to reset your session to its initial state, take a look at the package Utilitcries`CleanSlate`. After this package is loaded you can evaluate CleanSlate to reset your session to the state that existed at the time the CleanSlate package was loaded. Using CleanSlate to reset your session can be faster than quitting and restarting the kernel particularly if you have added several things in the init.m file the kernel executes as it starts. Additionally, CleanSlate offers finer control on resetting things. For example you could do several computations <<Utilities`CleanSlate` more computations CleanSlate This would reset your session state so that variables assigned values, functions etc created during the "several computations" are left intact while those created during "more computations" are removed. In contrast, quitting the kernel would remove everything.