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Re: [Mathematica 6] What happened to the 5.2 HELP interface? Can one get it back?
On May 5, 4:51 am, Jens-Peer Kuska <k... at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote: > Hi, > > I agree the the new help system is not as good as the old one, > but you can search the help, when you enter the word/symbol > into the only single line in the help-center and press enter. > > Regards > Jens I think it is both better and worse. The interface is slower, and probably confusing to previous users. On the other hand, it now has better search capabilities, a more intuitive interface for new users, and we may not even know everything it can do, yet. On 5/4/07, Nasser Abbasi <nma at 12000.org> wrote: > When I click on help in Mathematica 6, the familiar help interface is all > gone. > > Now one gets a new thing called Documentation center. > > I much prefer the old help interface. It was clear, and easy to use. The new > one is hard to use and now one does not know where everything else is. There > is no place to even enter something to search for. One must start by erasing > the string "grid/Mathematica" from the little window at the top to clear it > out. Very annoying. before things where laid out in tabs. Now everything is > a link and one must keep clicking on links all the time. > > Is there a way to tell Mathematica 6 to use the old help interface (same > help as in 5.2)? I looked as some options and such, but none there. I wish > they kept the old help system there for those who want to use it. > > Nasser > > > -- http://chris.chiasson.name/