Re: can I keep old version running after update to Ver 6?
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- Subject: [mg75739] Re: can I keep old version running after update to Ver 6?
- From: Hannes Kessler <HannesKessler at hushmail.com>
- Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 04:41:18 -0400 (EDT)
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Hello, after downloading and installing the update version 6.0 under XP the previous version 5.2 is still available. Regards, Hannes Kessler On 8 Mai, 11:19, rob <josh2... at hotmail.com> wrote: > 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. > > beckman wrote: > > 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 > > > <<Graphics`Shapes` > > > 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?