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Re: New in Version 6

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  • Subject: [mg76663] Re: [mg76597] New in Version 6
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 06:40:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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  • Reply-to: murray at

Actually, finding out what's new is more like drinking from a fire hose 
AND looking for drops of water scattered around a desert:  too much and 
not enough.

Kevin J. McCann wrote:
> Is there anyplace that we can get some nice tutorials on what is new in 
> 6.0? I know there is something in the new Help, but that is like 
> drinking from a fire hose. I am not smart enough to handle all that. In 
> particular, it would be nice to have some elementary tutorials for 
> things like: plotting, differential equations, ... that make use of the 
> new features.
> When I see a new command/feature it takes a lot of digging to see if I 
> even care about it. Also, when I run 6.0 it gives me suggested changes; 
> however, when I punch the button, I just get some incomprehensible text 
> typed into my nb.
> Kevin

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