[Maxima] Maxima Interface
chibco at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 14:53:19 CDT 2008
Thanks Rich for spotting my error, I was actually meaning wxMaxima not
On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Richard Hennessy <rvh2007 at comcast.net>
> I agree that you are most probably using wxMaxima not the xMaxima
> interface. I prefer wxMaxima to xMaxima because of the easier to read
> output, but I also would say that wxMaxima should work more like
> Mathematica, but I don't think its all that bad the way it is.
> You can use xMaxima for a (somewhat) Mathematica like interface if you can
> put up with the ASCII output. I find it annoying personally. Just my two
> cents worth, everyone else seems to like xMaxima better, I don't.
> ------------Original Message------------
> From: "Edwin Woollett" <woollett at charter.net>
> To: chibco at gmail.com
> Cc: "maxima mailing list" <maxima at math.utexas.edu>
> Date: Thu, Jul-3-2008 2:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [Maxima] Maxima Interface
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2008 Chibisi Chima-Okereke wrote:
> > I am running windows XP and when I
> > type into xMaxima, it defaults to the
> > input line. What I am suggesting is that
> > the typing prompt should default to
> > the main display area where all the
> > inputs and outputs are displayed.
> > Currently, I have to press F7 each
> > time I want to type in the main display
> > area.
> I use XMaxima almost exclusively on
> my windows xp box, and don't
> recognise the problem you describe.
> My first action is to get rid of the
> split window (alt-o, escape, enter)
> so there is no competition with
> the "main window".
> I have two sets of XMaxima usage
> tips in my Maxima by Example
> notes (so far): Ch. 1, Sec. 1.2,
> and Ch. 5, Sec. 5.19.2
> best wishes,
> Ted Woollett
> http://www.csulb.edu/~woollett <http://www.csulb.edu/%7Ewoollett>
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