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Re: Sending an interrupt to the frontend?
James, In your case I suggest you try reinstalling Mathematica. That might help with the kinds of crashes you describe, which should never happen. Ralph On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 1:02 AM, James Stein <mathgroup at stein.org> wrote: > 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)