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Re: opening files

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  • Subject: [mg24962] Re: [mg24955] opening files
  • From: Jean-Marie THOMAS <jmt at>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 08:27:21 -0400 (EDT)
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I have no Mac but I should try this in Mathematica :
File/Open special .../Ignore File Outline Cache

Because when opening a notebook, the FrontEnd uses a cache which can be not
reusable from PC to Mac.


On Fri, 25 Aug 2000, Tom De Vries wrote:
> Hello!
> I sent a question a little while back but didn't make myself really clear.
> I am using a Mac and am getting Mathematica files from students, sent to me
> via email.  Most students are using PC's  (and I am using a Mac)  I have
> tried tweaking some things in the PC Exchange Control Panel and Easy Open
> Control Panel but I find that these files can't be opened (directly) by
> Mathematica when I get them.  I CAN open them with Microsoft Word, then save
> them as a text file, and then open them with Mathematica, but I must somehow
> be able to get these files to work directly when I receive them?  Is there
> something I need to do on my computer to have Mathematica recognize these
> files as Mathematica files, or do the students with PC's need to do
> something different?
> Thanks for any help you might provide.
> Tom De Vries

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