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Re: Re: Where is the Mathematica Book in Documentation
Mark Adler wrote: > Igor, > > Thank you for your comments. I would like to do some comparisons of > the old and new help. So ... > > Can 5.2 and 6.0 installations coexist on the same machine (within a > single instantiation of an operating system on that machine) and work > independently? If so, is there a way for me to download the 5.2 > package again so I can reinstall it? (Like an idiot, I deleted the > old installation package once the new version appeared to be > working.) Then I can compare directly the help functions in each. I > don't want to make claims from my faulty memory about things that I > think were in the 5.2 help. Yes, they can co-exist. I have all versions of Mathematica installed since 4.2, for example. You do have to keep in mind where you install your packages: A package that is only compatible with V5.2 and earlier, when installed in $UserBaseDirectory/Applications/, will be available to both V6.0 as well. Same applies to things in $UserBaseDirectory/Autoload. As far as how to actually install V5.2 again, you will have to contact Technical Support to obtain a copy of the installation disc / files if you don't have one. Disclaimer: I don't know much about the licensing details of running both V5.2 and V6.0, so check with them. Thanks, Igor -- Igor C. Antonio Software Technology Wolfram Research, Inc. To email me personally, remove the dash.