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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Good to know, but a LITTLE late.
The installer should have taken care of this automatically.
On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 03:37:15 -0600, peter lindsay
<plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk> wrote:
> hi BobI thought
> previously gave 64 bit on 6.01 on Mac ?
> 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.
>> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 03:25:41 -0600, David Park <djmpark at comcast.net>
>> > My initial impression of Mathematica Version 6.0.2 is a
>> > 1) There is still no easy access to the list of 'standard packages'
>> > 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
>> > 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
>> > 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
>> > palette will now directly paste instead of select and then paste.) If
>> > 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
>> > 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
DrMajorBob at bigfoot.com
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