> Murray Eisenberg wrote: > > > > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > > > : There are many bugs in all versions of mathematica 3.0 in the notebook > > : conversions and file format routines. Wolfram sent out the programs > > : without really testing them. The only workaround is to cut and paste > > : via the clipboard for the text parts. I am unfamiliar with Linux, but > > : since notebooks are text only, the other workaround could be to open a > > : blank notebook in 3.0, save it, then get out and manually paste in the > > : text parts of your old 2.2 notebooks. > > > > I myself and several of my colleagues have been doing 2.2.x -> 3.0 > > conversions without incident. And freely transferring notebooks > > between Unix, PC/Windows 95, and Macintosh platforms without incident > > (except for something really creepy for which all evidence points to > > some homegrown router tunneling, etc. to export one LAN to another). > > This has not been my experience. Notebooks that I've written are > rarely converted without error. Code in the cell runs as it did, but > the cell is formatted differently and is generally unreadable. > > David Annetts > CRC-AMET/Macquarie University > ============================= > >
The graphics usually got screwed up when converted from 2.2.2 -> 3.0 (for students, Mac platform). It just shows a rectangular box with the message about postscript error or something.