Re: Can one retain ver 5.1 if downloading ver 6.0?
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- Subject: [mg75867] Re: Can one retain ver 5.1 if downloading ver 6.0?
- From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 03:08:06 -0400 (EDT)
On 5/11/07 at 5:27 AM, josh2499 at hotmail.com (rob) wrote: >Bill Rowe wrote: >>I currently have both version 5.2 and version 6 installed on this >>machine. The only thing I've needed to do is modify my init.m file so >>that it things I normally used that are no longer needed with 6 only >>get loaded when using 5.2. >Sir, thanks for responding. I've been looking thru init.m files and >I'm wondering what sort of things you had to change. I used an If statement so that the older legacy packages I want loaded when I use version 5.2 don't get loaded when I use version 6. I did something similar for the NotebookDirectory function I had defined for my use with version 5.2 >In my search thru HELP on init.m files, it just mentions things like >loading packages. Any valid Mathematica operation can be put in the init.m file. Additions are not just restricted to loading other packages. >I presume that if/when I load V6 I will be allowed the choice to >install it in a separate directory This was not an issue for me under Mac OS X. I assume installation under other operating systems avoids overwriting an existing installation. -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four