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Re: Re: Compatibility woes

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  • Subject: [mg76235] Re: [mg76191] Re: Compatibility woes
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 06:12:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Bill Rowe wrote:
> On 5/16/07 at 5:27 AM, murray at (Murray Eisenberg)
> wrote:
>> In 6.0, you don't seem to need to load any package to use
>> ToPackedArray.
> This definitely is not true for my installation of version 6.0
> If I type ToPackedArray in a fresh session it is colored blue
> just like any other symbol I type that has not been defined. If
> I execute Get["Developer`"] in another cell, the color
> immediately turns from blue to black, indicating ToPackedArray
> now has a definition.
> This dynamic changing of color for symbols is one of the
> features of version 6 I find quite handy. It has greatly reduced
> problems I have with mis-typing something.

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