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Re: can I keep old version running after update to Ver 6?


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?




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