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Re: Trouble reading old notebooks into 3.0
Christopher R. Carlen (crobc at epix.net) wrote: : Hello, : I have begun using Mathematica 3.0 for Linux. I have previously used : 2.2 under MS Windows 3.1 . : I tried opening a notebook file from my old collection, and I got a : dialog box with several options. I have tried all these options, but : when I click 'OK', nothing happens and nothing seems to get opened. I have no problem opening windows mathm 2.2 nbooks in linux mathm 3.0. Only trouble i have converting 2.2 Windows notebooks to 3.0 Linux format is some of the packages have changed names in mathm 3.0. I'm not on my pc right now, but i think you click one of the small top squaresin the pop-up box and the convert button at the bottom is highlighted, then you click on it. : What must I do to open an old notebook, while crossing platforms? : BTW, it just occurred to me that DOS and UNIX differ in the way they end : a line of text. Is it because the DOS files contain two control : characters at the end of each line that I am not able to open them? The dos CR-LF versus unix LF doesnt seem to be a problem.