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Re: Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg85983] Re: [mg85963] Re: [mg85948] Re: [mg85900] Version 6.0.2
  • From: "Richard Palmer" <rhpalmer at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 06:26:34 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <5568322.1204109642644.JavaMail.root@m08>

how do I get the update?  I have a premium license and have received
no notice of the release?

On 2/28/08, 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
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> peter lindsay
> Computing Officer
> Mathematical Institute
> University of St Andrews
> KY16 9SS
> 01334463756
>
>
>


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