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About PAUSING in V2.2 on Solaris
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Oct 30, 1996 12:21 AM


Sergio Rojas asked a question about PAUSING, and I have the same problem, with Mathematica 2.2 on Solaris.
So, I'm interested in any answer ...
Francois RENARD renard@limeil.cea.fr
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From mathgroupadm@smc.vnet.net Mon Oct 28 07:10 MET 1996 Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 22:48:08 0400 From: sergio@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu (Sergio Rojas) To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg5066] Q: About PAUSING in V2.2
Hello Folks:
A simplified version of a mathematica program I am using, is as follow:
testing = "n" ; While[ testing != "y" , Plot[x,{x,0,1}]; ]
After reaching the sentence: testing = InputString["To continue, enter: y "] the program wait around 30 seconds to receive an answer. If no answer is given between 30 seconds, the While loop is ended and the program continues with the next sentence. How this can be avoided? How to keep Mathematica waiting until an answer is given?
The working enviroment is Mathematica 2.2 under OSF/1 in a DEC(alpha) workstation.
Cordially,
Sergio Rojas
email: sergio@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
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