×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

(OP)
I have a file under mathcad version 12.

I am using an indice (i) ranging from say  1 to 10 , with a step = 1...so in my file I am calculating several values for each step..

I am actually satisfied with the results.

The problem is when I want to preview or print the file..I see a sort of zig-zig or criss cross green line under each value..ugly eehh..The comment I got from mathcad when pointing a value is " This expression defines a previous defined variable".

The question is how to get rid of these ugly cris crosses and this comment ?
  
It is not nice to show this to a client..

I do not have- had this when working under version 2000 or previuous versions !!

RE: Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

The ugly green squiggle first appeard in about version 8.  Version 12 has a lot of problems, but that is a feature, not a bug.

Go into Tools, Preferneces, Warnings, and turn warnings off.  MathCad is just trying to tell you that you've redefined either a built-in variable or a user-defined variable.

David

RE: Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

This is a GOOD thing.  The first thing that new users tend to do is to define one of the built-in units, like "m" or "g", then wonder why the unit system doesn't work.

Each successive version of Mathcad has had an increase in the number of built-in units, so knowing that you've redefined something is pretty important.

That said, I would suggest that if you've just recently purchased M12, to try and get M13 in exchange.  M12 does indeed have a lot of bugs.

TTFN



RE: Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

It is also appear when you define the same variable twice.

RE: Mathcad version 12 , ugly comment !!

I like it.  It has helped my debugging at least once - I didn't get the squiggly green line when I was expecting it, so I knew the varaible I was trying redeine hadn't been.

Bung
Life is non-linear...

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login



News


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close