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Re: Timing for a cell

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  • Subject: [mg61698] Re: [mg61664] Timing for a cell
  • From: Pratik Desai <pdesai1 at>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 01:01:57 -0400 (EDT)
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Igor Antonio wrote:

> Pratik Desai wrote:
>> Hi
>> I would like to evaluate the time for evaluation of a particular cell 
>> in my notebook, is there some way of calculating it using the 
>> Notebook level commands. Or is there some easier way of doing it
>> Please advise
>> Pratik
> I'm not sure what you mean by "notebook level" commands, but please 
> consult the Help Browser for Timing[] and AbsoluteTiming[].

Hi  Igor,

Thank you for your response. My cell actually has a bunch of commands 
atleast 20, hence I cannot use the Timing[] command unless I put them in 
a Block or Module. Dave Annetts provided a nice work around using the 
Option Inspector-> NoteBook Option->Evaluation 
Options->EvaluationCompleteAction. Whereby I can have a time stamp on my 
outputs and I can manually calculate the time for evaluation.

Best regards


Pratik Desai
Graduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 410 455 8134

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