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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)
  • References: <f1jrk7$42h$1@smc.vnet.net><f1pis4$jf0$1@smc.vnet.net>

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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