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Re: switching between versions 7 and 8

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  • Subject: [mg114860] Re: switching between versions 7 and 8
  • From: "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:16:11 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iemq6i$m69$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: nma at 12000.org

On 12/19/2010 9:39 PM, richard i pelletier wrote:
> hi,
>
> i have seen, from a couple of posts over the years, that this is obvious
> and elementary to many of you, but i could really use a little
> hand-holding. (I have never seen an answer that i could put into action.)
>
> can someone please tell me _exactly_ how to set up two versions of
> mathematica so that i can run either one -- not simultaneously --,
> without having to go change the names of folders?
>
> i am running version 7 on mac OS 10.6.5 -- i.e. snow leopard. i have
> downloaded version 8. all i want is to be able to run version 8, quit
> it, and then run version 7, quit it, and then run version 8, etc.
>
> thanks,
>
> rip
>

I do not have a mac, but FYI, on windows, when I installed
V8, it asked if I want to remove V7, I said NO. So now I have
V7 and V8 installed.

To run any one, I simply double click on the icon. No problem.

I am surprised it is different on the mac.

--Nasser


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