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Re: Converting notebooks to use Mathematica Player

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  • Subject: [mg82575] Re: Converting notebooks to use Mathematica Player
  • From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 06:06:03 -0400 (EDT)
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"Steve Luttrell" <steve at> wrote in message 
news:ffn0a2$5nl$1 at
>I have just tried to do a trial run of (1) Creating a notebook using
> Mathematica 6, (2) Uploading the notebook for Mathematica Player online
> conversion (see
>, (3)
> Posting this converted notebook online for others to access (a ZIPped
> version is at 
> To check that things worked on a previously clean machine (i.e. without
> Mathematica 6 installed) today I downloaded and installed Mathematica 
> Player
> onto an old PC (running Windows XP, but not connected to the internet), 
> and
> tried running the above converted notebook. The notebook opens and the 
> input
> cells display OK, but I can't find any way of executing the notebook,
> despite the fact that it proudly announces "interactivity enabled" at the
> top of the notebook, and the output of the Manipulate cell appears only as 
> a
> grey square. On the other hand, if I try to run the converted notebook in
> Mathematica itself then it runs OK.
> If there is anyone else out there who has a "clean" machine (i.e.
> Mathematica Player, but not Mathematica 6) could they see what happens 
> when
> they try to run the converted notebook in
> It is 
> important
> that this sort of thing should work OK!
> -- 
> Steve Luttrell
> West Malvern, UK

I've had the similar problems with the new on-line service to convert my 

This is the email I send to support below.

I got a reply that I need to buy service support to get help on these 
problems. oh well.

btw, you should post the link you recived from WRI, not a link to your own 
downloaded version (and zipped). The link send by WRI remain good for a 
week. It is a direct link to the converted notebook.

From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at>
To: <support at>
Subject: [mg82575] problems using your new on-line player conversion, not secured 
symbols error
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 23:01:29 -0700


I have been trying your new conversion on-line tool you just announced.

And nothing I do is working for the notebooks I have wrote.

Attached is a screen shot of an error I get about unsecured symbols.

Sometimes no error happens, but when I download the nbp file, nothing runs 
(i.e. I no dynamic UI is shown). Sometimes the file is corrupted and not 

For the case above where I get this unsecured error, I also attach the 
notebook I have been trying to convert.

Could you please let me what is wrong? all these work fine on Mathematica 
6.0.1 on windows XP.


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