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mathcad 14 not auto calculating

mathcad 14 not auto calculating

mathcad 14 not auto calculating

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We have mathcad 14, and sometimes it does not auto calculate, even though I have auto calculate activated.  Even more baffling, some calculations will update, but some will not.

Any suggestions?

RE: mathcad 14 not auto calculating

I had the same problem with version 14 and wasn't able to solve it.  I finally gave up and reverted to version 11.

RE: mathcad 14 not auto calculating

bjb:  This is a bug.  Even after I upgraded to M020 I had the same problem.  You have to push Ctr+F9 frequently.  

And yes, there are calculations that refuse to update no matter how many times you push Ctrl+F9 and ctrl+R (Refresh).  For these issues you need to delete the entire equation and re-input or, if it is a length bit of typing, you can shut MathCad down and re-open the spread sheet.

I was hoping this bug would be fixed in M030 but I cannot get the M030 upgrade.  My one year maintenance ran out and despite all appeals PTC, their customer service insists I have to pay for bug fixes. We, the unwashed users, are not entitled to the bug-free software we paid for ... even though the coding errors are not our fault.  This is a brave new, and unique, marketing strategy.

It is also a policy that will kill MathCad.  I just purchased Maple 13 and I am in the process of converting my most frequently used work sheets from MathCad. Good bye to buggy software and cash cow, milk the customer, self enriching and arrogant support.

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