Re: Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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 > > > -- Richard Palmer Home 508 877-3862 Cell 508 982-7266