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Re: Sending an interrupt to the frontend?

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  • From: James Stein <mathgroup at stein.org>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 01:02:52 -0400 (EDT)
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On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 1:31 AM, David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>wrote:

>
> I am not sure it is always as simple as just blaming the user! I have
> seen Mathematica hang when all I have done is start it up and look
> something up in the help system (or try to).
>

I also have seen the bad  behavior Dave reports, in two guises:
(a) launch mathematica, and it hangs (before, I think, showing the splash screen).
(b) launch Mathematica, access help system, and it hangs while "formatting".
(On a Macintosh, fwiw)


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