Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums / MathGroup Archive
-----

MathGroup Archive 2012

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Unfortunate Side Effect of Upgrading to Mathematica v9

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg128869] Re: Unfortunate Side Effect of Upgrading to Mathematica v9
  • From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 04:35:10 -0500 (EST)
  • Delivered-to: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com
  • Delivered-to: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com
  • Delivered-to: mathgroup-newout@smc.vnet.net
  • Delivered-to: mathgroup-newsend@smc.vnet.net
  • References: <20121130105705.81C1468A5@smc.vnet.net>

I just checked, and the .nb files open correctly in Mathematica. You may have an anomaly peculiar to your system.

I did not check, but I am sure that the .m files will still want to open in Xcode if you double click the file icon. 

george

On Nov 30, 2012, at 5:57 AM, James Stein <mathgroup at stein.org> wrote:

> 
> I upgraded from v8 to v9 this morning, and all
> pre-existing Mathematica Notebook files (extension .nb) have been modified
> to open with the AppleScript editor.
> 
> This is easily remedied by applying the "Get Info" command on one of the
> notebooks; changing the "Open With:" item from "AppleScript Editor" to
> "Mathematica", and clicking the "Change All" button to effect the change
> for all notebook files --- but this has the nasty side effect of changing
> the modification date of all your notebook files to the current date&time!
> 
> This is unfortunate because notebooks in a given folder can no longer be
> compared by age.
> 
> I hope I made some error and this does not happen to others.....
> 
> If others wish to do this, you might wish to do this on a folder-by-folder
> basis: Select all the notebooks in a folder, press the option key along
> with the command key and you will get a single Get Info window for all your
> selected notebooks; this allows you to make the change for several
> notebooks at a time, but not all notebooks on your computer.
> 
> For those who have little or no use for the AppleScript editor, perhaps a
> different solution is to replace the AppleScript Editor application with an
> alias to the Mathematica application. I haven't tried this yet....
> 
> There may be utilities that allow you to change the "Open With" information
> without changing the file dates. I haven't searched for them yet.
> 
> 




  • Prev by Date: R: Re: Difficult antiderivative
  • Next by Date: Re: Mathematica 9--Is This A Joke?
  • Previous by thread: R: Re: Difficult antiderivative
  • Next by thread: Re: mathematica 9 and Toolbar