can I keep old version running after update to Ver 6?
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- Subject: [mg75684] can I keep old version running after update to Ver 6?
- From: rob <josh2499 at hotmail.com>
- Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 06:01:34 -0400 (EDT)
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I may spring for the big bux to get Ver. 6. Can anyone tell
me whether I'll be able/allowed to keep my Ver 5.1 on my
machine? I've got hundreds of .nb files that now work on 5.1
and I want to be sure I can retain their functionality. It's
pretty clear that some of these programs won't run under Ver
6. I would eventually update those .nb files to work with
Ver 6 but I don't want to be without their use in the meantime.
I remember being very inconvenienced at last update from 4
to 5 when I no longer had Ver 4 available. Thanks.
> Hello -- I'm trying to get my old notebooks to work in Mathematica 6. I use
> "TranslateShape," for instance, just about everywhere.
> "TranslateShape" used to be defined in Graphics`Shape`. But that's now
> obsolete, and I get the following error message
> General::obspkg: Graphics`Shapes` is now obsolete. The legacy version
> being loaded may conflict with current Mathematica functionality. See
> the Compatibility Guide for updating information.
> If I highlight "TranslateShape" and press F1, I get a search
> failure ... (Transforming XML (XML Package Tutorial)
> If I highlight General::obspkg and press F1, I get a search
> failure ... (did not match any documents)
> If I search for "Compatibility Guide" I get nothing
> I'm completely hosed. The old stuff I needed for everything is just
> *poof* gone without a trace.
> Clues, anyone?
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