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Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg85969] Re: [mg85948] Re: [mg85900] Version 6.0.2
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 06:19:20 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at longhorns.com

Good to know, but a LITTLE late.

The installer should have taken care of this automatically.

Bobby

On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 03:37:15 -0600, peter lindsay  
<plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk> wrote:

> 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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