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Re: Re: Converting notebooks to use Mathematica Player

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  • Subject: [mg82946] Re: [mg82916] Re: Converting notebooks to use Mathematica Player
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2007 06:11:10 -0500 (EST)
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FYI, many of us don't use a threaded mail browser, so there is no  
"conversation thread" or at least no position (correct or incorrect) in  
the thread. I see your e-mail. That's it.


On Sat, 03 Nov 2007 03:26:32 -0500, Steve Luttrell  
<steve at> wrote:

> I just noticed that my previous response to you wasn't inserted at the
> correct position in the conversation thread. Maybe that is why I haven't  
> had
> a response (hint, hint!). Here it is again:
> Your correction (i.e. SaveDefinitions->True) doesn't fully solve the
> problem, because although it ensures that Manipulate is now active, it is
> not as active as I intended it to be.
> 1. In Mathematica 6 your corrected version shows the behaviour that I
> intended, i.e. a 2D Ising model that continuously updates itself when the
> "update" check box is selected.
> 2. In Mathematica Player (Windows XP, with no other Wolfram products
> installed) the behaviour is not like this, because the only updating that
> you get is the initial randomisation when you select the "update" check  
> box.
> A little experimentation reveals that if the Player window does NOT have
> focus then the Ising model updates DO occur! Irrespective of the focus of
> the Player window Mathkernel.exe + MathematicaPlayer.exe use almost 100%  
> of
> the CPU time.

DrMajorBob at

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