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Re: emacs-calc


From: Baloff
Subject: Re: emacs-calc
Date: 19 Aug 2005 04:24:18 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

Jay Belanger <address@hidden> writes:

> Baloff <address@hidden> writes:
> ...
> 
> > using emacs-calc "Embedded Mode", I tried it on my *scratch* buffer,
> > not working, here is what it does.
> > I copied this region from the info buffer to do a demo
> >      The derivative of
> >
> >                                         ln(ln(x))
> >
> >      is
> >
> > ln(ln(x))
> >
> > when I point to this last line's formula, hit 'M-# e' it then moves
> > the last line formula to the beginning of the line,
> 
> So far, so good.
> 
> > then hit 'a d x' according to the doc to evaluate it, it does not
> > insert the solution any where and it flashes some horizontal lines
> > in the top line of the buffer and in the mini-buffer, as if it is
> > not understanding the typed commands. it is only when I move the
> > pointer to the x it works, and changes the last line from ln(ln(x))
> > to 1 / ln(x) x
> >
> > is this a bug?
> 
> Maybe.
> It works fine with the cvs version of emacs, which includes Calc.
> What version of emacs are you using?  What version of Calc?
> What happens when you start emacs with "emacs -q", and then try what
> you did again before doing anything else?
> 

Calc version:2.02f-23
Emacs version: 21.4a-1
$emacs -q works good.

-q hummm... 'do not load an init file'
that is not good, is my .emacs and whatever else being loaded is
causing some confect? so where go from here.

> > do I have to point the most inner argument to all nested operation
> > for it to work?
> 
> No; you shouldn't have to.
> 
> Jay


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