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Re: Remove cell content

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  • From: James Stein <mathgroup at>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:33:09 -0400 (EDT)
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Mathematica sometimes falters when dealing with (very) large documents.
This problem is likely exacerbated under low-memory conditions.
If you have not already set $HistoryLength to some low value,
then perhaps that would help. I usually use a value of 10;
if your iterative process does not rely on previous results, you might try

I hope this helps; but it may not!

On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 12:01 AM, Marco Gabiccini
<m.gabiccini at>wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am running a cascade of optimizations using FindMinimum (basically I
> made a wrapper to FindMinimum to use it for Extended Kalman Filtering)
> and in order to keep track of the optimization progress I print some
> helpful messages (beside writing some files with the actual results). I
> end up having a long list of output cells.
> The problem comes when I try to delete all output by using the
> correspondent command in the menu (or even selecting the output cells
> and delete them manually). Mathematica freezes and sometimes it closes.
> This problem is really annoying. Of course saving the .nb file with the
> output on is not feasible (around 350 Mb of dimension).
> It there a workaround?
> Thanks,
> Marco
> Marco Gabiccini, PhD
> Assistant Professor of Applied Mechanics and Robotics
> Dept. of Mechanical, Nuclear and Production Engineering
> University of Pisa
> Via Diotisalvi 2, 56122 Pisa PI
> Italy

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