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Re: Uninstalling/Reinstalling Mathematica 7?

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  • Subject: [mg106146] Re: Uninstalling/Reinstalling Mathematica 7?
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2010 05:09:04 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hhkj1l$4u1$>

Just go to SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets and grab Default.nb and
replace the one you ravaged.

All should be fine.

General rule of course is to not alter the supplied style sheets...
any such changes will be overwritten in any upgrade to mathematica

Happy new year,

On Jan 1, 5:33 am, AES <sieg... at> wrote:
> I need to repair, restore, or reinstall the default "Default" stylesheet
> in my copy of Mathematica 7.0.1 on a single-user 2008-vintage MacBook
> running 10.4.11.  
> (I apparently screwed it up big time trying to edit it.)
> I have the registered and licensed master Single-User CD used for the
> current installation, and am thinking the easiest approach might be just
> a full uninstall and clean reinstall of the entire v7 app -- but can't
> find any clear discussion of how to do this anywhere in the
> documentation.  
> (There's discussion of installing the latest version over *earlier*
> versions -- but nothing on uninstalling the current app, or installing 
> over the same current version already installed.)
> Or could I find that stylesheet on the CD itself, and just copy it over?
> Thanks for any advice.

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