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Re: Mathematica 4.1 and MacOSX 10.2

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  • Subject: [mg36814] Re: Mathematica 4.1 and MacOSX 10.2
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <slhollis at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 04:15:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <amuiup$cds$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Toshinao,

Try reinstalling Mathematica from the CD.

---
Selwyn Hollis


Toshinao Ishii wrote:
> Hello.
> 
> I met a critical problem for running Mathematica 4.1 on MacOS X 10.2.
> (OSX native version) I hope such a problem is suitable to be posted to
> this ML.
> 
> What happens is the following. When Mathematica 4.1 installed in HDD
> is started, a window quickly appears saying that
> 
> 	"A serious error has occured while Mathematica was starting up.
> 	 Mathematica will probably not function properly until this problem is
> 	 resolved."
> 	...
> 	"The Mathematica fonts are not properly installed in your system.
> 	 Without these fonts, typeset mathematical expressions cannot be
> 	 displayed properly."
> 
> This message is correct. If I chose "Continue Anyway", mathematical
> expressins are totally broken.
> 
> What is strange is that when I start Mathematica 4.1 by double clicking
> Mathematica in CDROM, it works without any problem. Further more,
> Once Mathematica 4.1 is correctly started in this way, I can restart 
> Mathematica
> directly from double clicking Mathematica in HDD, which is the 
> installed one.
> Once CDROM is ejected, the error appears again.
> 
> It is clearly font related problem but I do not know how to solve. If 
> someone
> know how to manage, please let me know.
> 
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> Toshinao Ishii   mailto: ici at ici.mine.nu
> 
> 
> Hello.
> 
> 
> I met a critical problem for running Mathematica 4.1 on MacOS X 10.2.
> 
> (OSX native version) I hope such a problem is suitable to be posted to
> 
> this ML.
> 
> 
> What happens is the following. When Mathematica 4.1installed in HDD
> 
> is started, a window quickly appears saying that
> 
> 
> 	"A serious error has occured while Mathematica was starting up.
> 
> 	 Mathematica will probably not function properly until this problem is
> 
> 	 resolved."
> 
> 	...
> 
> 	"The Mathematica fonts are not properly installed in your system.
> 
> 	 Without these fonts, typeset mathematical expressions cannot be
> 
> 	 displayed properly."
> 
> 
> This message is correct. If I chose "Continue Anyway", mathematical
> 
> expressins are totally broken.
> 
> 
> What is strange is that when I start Mathematica 4.1 by double clicking
> 
> Mathematica in CDROM, it works without any problem. Further more,
> 
> Once Mathematica 4.1 is correctly started in this way, I can restart
> Mathematica
> 
> directly from double clicking Mathematica in HDD, which is the
> installed one.
> 
> Once CDROM is ejected, the error appears again.
> 
> 
> It is clearly font related problem but I do not know how to solve. If
> someone
> 
> know how to manage, please let me know.
> 
> 
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> 
> <fontfamily><param>Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro</param>Toshinao Ishii  
> mailto: ici at ici.mine.nu</fontfamily>
> --Apple-Mail-2-977368608--
> 


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