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Re: Unfortunate Side Effect of Upgrading to Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg128879] Re: Unfortunate Side Effect of Upgrading to Mathematica
  • From: RaÃl MartÃnez <rm.tech at mac.com>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2012 04:57:00 -0500 (EST)
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Math v9 works fine on my MacBook Pro with Lion. There is no AppleScript confusion such as Stein describes. Everything is normal.

HTH,

Ra=C3=BAl

Sent from my iPad

On Dec 1, 2012, at 1:35 AM, George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com> wrote:

> I just checked, and the .nb files open correctly in Mathematica. You may h=
ave an anomaly peculiar to your system.
>
> I did not check, but I am sure that the .m files will still want to open i=
n 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 modifie=
d
>> 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-folde=
r
>> 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 yo=
ur
>> 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 a=
n
>> alias to the Mathematica application. I haven't tried this yet....
>>
>> There may be utilities that allow you to change the "Open With" informati=
on
>> without changing the file dates. I haven't searched for them yet.
>>
>>
>
>



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