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Attempting to evaluate a text cell will produce a beep. Select this text cell and press Shift+Enter
To find out why Mathematica
produced the beep, select :
A window pops up telling you that Mathematica
beeped because you tried to evaluate an unevaluatable cell:
Other actions that make Mathematica
beep include trying to type with a cell bracket selected or using for something that is not in the current notebook.
To choose the actions that Mathematica
will take when it encounters front end errors, open the menu.
If you are running Mac OS X, select from the menu. If you are running Windows or Linux, select :
On the Interface
tab of the Preferences
window, you can select the actions you prefer in the Message and Warning Actions