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Re: Drawing Tools in 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86158] Re: [mg86135] Drawing Tools in 6.0.2
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 02:07:30 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Could this have anything to do with not starting with a fresh cache?

Fred Klingener wrote:
> I'm having trouble with Drawing Tools in a new installation of WinXP 6.0.2.
> 
> Evidently, my drawing palette didn't install properly:
> 
> 1.) Ctrl-D doesn't get me the advertised new palette shown on
> 
> http://blog.wolfram.com/2008/02/mathematica_602_arrives.html
> 
> 2.) the old-style palette appears but with a $Failed in the title bar.
> 
> 3.) when I try to annotate graphic output or copy-and-paste bitmaps, the 
> program often crashes to send-a-report-to-microsoft.
> 
> There's nothing helpful to me in the ...\FrontEnd\Palettes directory.
> 
> The main menu Palettes->Install Palettes yields nothing.
> 
> Oddly, there's a DrawingTools.nb in FrontEnd\SystemResources, but it's 
> stamped Created 6/19/2007, Modified just now.
> 
> 'sup?
> 
> Reinstall? Uninstall existing versions first?
> 
> TIA
> Fred Klingener 
> 
> 

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