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bug #64671: Issues typing in command window and generating plots

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Thu 14 Sep 2023 09:59:32 PM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Need Info Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  * Closed Release:  * 8.3.0
Operating System:  * Microsoft Windows Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None
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Tue 24 Oct 2023 12:38:09 PM UTC, comment #5: 

No further feedback in more than a month.
Closing report.

Markus M├╝tzel <mmuetzel>
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Fri 15 Sep 2023 08:05:37 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Is it possible to provide the code for testing or better a minimal "working" example?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Fri 15 Sep 2023 02:10:10 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Thanks for the responses, I appreciate it!

I did change the name of the script file, but it doesn't contain a built-in function name (to my knowledge).  I'll try changing it to something completely innocuous and see if that helps.

Additionally, I tried it and the issue with typing in the command window DOES only happen after I've run the script.

Again, thanks for the help.  I have little to no experience with programs like this/just starting to learn how to troubleshoot issues.

Fri 15 Sep 2023 04:55:30 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Is the issue with the command window only showing up after you have run your script or even after a fresh start of Octave?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Thu 14 Sep 2023 10:12:06 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Did you make a new script file at the time that it stopped working? Maybe the name you used  was a builtin function name.
Just guessing and trying to narrow it down for you.

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Thu 14 Sep 2023 09:59:32 PM UTC, original submission:  

hi there,

i've been running a single code in octave for months and it suddenly stopped working.  I'm doing diffusion chronometry research and the models my script typically generates stopped appearing, as well as the applications variable outputs.  In the command window, not only is there no error displayed, but I am unable to type (or at least see that I have typed anything).  I'm hoping there's a solution for this because Octave has been a wonderful, free alternative to MATLAB for me as an undergraduate.  Thanks in advance for the help.

I was previously using an older version, but had the same issue and updated.  It didn't help :(



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