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Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg85963] Re: [mg85948] Re: [mg85900] Version 6.0.2
  • From: "peter lindsay" <plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 05:46:48 -0500 (EST)
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hi BobI thought
http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica
/systems/macintosh/osx/32bitratherthan64bit.html

previously gave 64 bit on 6.01 on Mac ?

Peter

On 28/02/2008, DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com> wrote:
>
> On the PLUS side, 6.0.2 gives me a 64-bit install on my Intel Mac, where 6
> and 6.01 did not.
>
> Bobby
>
>
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 03:25:41 -0600, David Park <djmpark at comcast.net>
> wrote:
>
> > My initial impression of Mathematica Version 6.0.2 is a disappointment.
> >
> > 1) There is still no easy access to the list of  'standard packages'
> that
> > come with Mathematica. It quite difficult to find them. The 'Virtual
> > Book'
> > that was posted on this group did have a list of these packages but the
> > WRI
> > Virtual Book does not have them. (An indirect way to get links to
> > standard
> > packages is to search *Package in the Documentation Center. But this
> > gives a
> > lot of other stuff also.)
> >
> > 2) The worse new feature is that the palettes that come with Mathematica
> > will no longer remember their position and condition. If they are not
> > where
> > you like them then each time you start up Mathematica you will either
> > have
> > to live with it or adjust them anew. With 6.0 and 6.0.1 I was able to
> > change
> > the preferences for the ColorScheme palette so it would remember its
> > condition. I can no longer do this and none of the other palettes
> > remember
> > thier state either. (One improved feature is that the SpecialCharacters
> > palette will now directly paste instead of select and then paste.) If
> you
> > like to control where the palettes are stay with 6.0.1,
> >
> > 3) I was hoping that the Format/StyleSheet menu would put a check by the
> > current style sheet in use for a notebook but this still has not been
> > fixed.
> >
> > And aside from this we still don't have the ability to write Version 6
> > style
> > documentation.
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> DrMajorBob at bigfoot.com
>
>


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peter lindsay
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Mathematical Institute
University of St Andrews
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