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Re: A new FrontEnd

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  • Subject: [mg127975] Re: A new FrontEnd
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza10 at msn.com>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 04:15:55 -0400 (EDT)
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Well, as for point 3, this is not too unfriendly, is it?
Manipulate[

 Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10},

  PlotLabel -> Row[{Spacer[position], Style["Test", size]}]], {{position, 0},

  0, 250, 5}, {{size, 10}, 10, 25}]
-Tomas

> From: rodrigomurtax at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: A new FrontEnd
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 03:07:29 -0400
>
> Point that Wolfram could improve.
> 1- More Undo! (1 Undo is a shame)
> 2- A decent debugger (don't tell me to use Workbench, I don't want to lose my 2D interface).
> 3- Riches graphics pallet. (Try to plot Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}, PlotLabel -> "Test"], and change the label position or size..!.. it isn't friendly)
>
> On Tuesday, September 4, 2012 6:47:54 AM UTC-3, psycho_dad wrote:
> > No thank you, I prefer Mathematica the way it is for many reasons:
> >
> > 1) New interfaces tend to have bugs and with Wolfram's history of dealing with bugs it might take a couple of versions to fix them all.
> >
> > 2) There might be incompatibility issues with older code. I routinely use code I wrote back in 2005 and it still works.
> >
> > 3) The FrontEnd in Mathematica 8 is *not* archaic but it's just perfect for what's supposed to be, ie a notebook interface.
> >
> > 4) If something ain't broke, don't fix it!
> >
> >
> >
> > However, now that I think about it, I would indeed like tabs instead of separate windows for my notebooks.
> >
> >
> >
> > Cheers
>
 		 	   		  


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