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Running 4.0.1 under MacOSX-Classic?

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  • Subject: [mg40138] Running 4.0.1 under MacOSX-Classic?
  • From: Peter Paul Sint <sint at>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2003 05:08:33 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Is it possible to run Mathematica 4.0.1 in Classic mode ?
(I use it with MacOS 9.2)

Starting up Ma 4.0.1 says approximately 
'Some fonts (or char sets) are not installed correctly - Mathematica may 
crash. You may still go ahead'

It is clear that mainly

Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Systemerweiterungen:Apple Modem Tool
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Systemerweiterungen:Serial Tool
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Zeichensätze:TTYFont
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Systemerweiterungen:VersaTerm Telnet 
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Systemerweiterungen:VT102 Tool
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Zeichensätze:VT102Font
Installed MacintoshHD:Systemordner:Zeichensätze:MathFonts

would be responsible for this message and possible further errors. 
(There may be still other incompatibilities).

Could (Should) I still start it?

Is it possible to run with reduced functionality? Under what conditions?

I am not especially eager to run text mode (but it may be interestig to 
know whether at least this is possible - and how).

Thank you (for at least reading this)

Peter Sint, mailto:sint at

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