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Mathematica 12.2 on Windows 7 [closed]

The Mathematica 12.3 setup.exe installer will not run on Windows 7, due to the operating system not being supported by that Mathematica version. Although Mathematica 12.2 also does not support ...
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Where to get the “SignalSystem” mathematica package?

I am reading this book: Filter Design for Signal Processing Using MATLAB and Mathematica.It can find on the following link: https://www.wolfram.com/books/profile.cgi?id=3841 It's mathmatica examples ...
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Is Internal`StringToDouble broken in 12.3?

I believe Internal`StringToDouble was the only way to fast convert string into numbers. Now in V12.3 it was removed: Internal`StringToDouble["1"] ...
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Bug in Transpose in Mathematica 12.2?

*In[1]=* Transpose[{a, b}] returned in earlier versions of Mathematica (e.g Mathemtica 12.1) simply *Out[1]=* Transpose[{a, b}] ...
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Using AddOns Written for Mathematica 5 in Mathematica 12?

I've searched and found this but it wasn't helpful. To be direct, I'm completely unfamiliar with what the OP in that thread was even attempting to do, though I may have a similar problem. I have a ...
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Broken ValueQ function in Mma12.2?

f[x] ^= 1; ValueQ[g[x]] returns True in Mathematica 12.2. Is it a bug?
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Read newer version of Mathematica file

I am not sure if this question is silly, but I have the Mathematica version 12.1 and my friend has the Mathematica version 12.0 and he cannot read my files. How can I save the files in the version 12....
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How to enter underscripts in 12.2?

In the last version of Mathematica (12.2), some genius on Wolfram thought that is was a good idea to change the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+4, that have been there for years, so now users get a (broken) ...
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Purchasing older versions of Mathematica [closed]

I apologize if this question is not suited for the website. I m ready to delete it if that's the case. I would like to use Mathematica for my PhD research. I will have a laptop that's limited in ...
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Problem with Get at M11.0 that was produced with DumpSave M12.1 [closed]

I have two computers, one has Mathematica 11.0, one has Mathematica 12.1. I have created a .mx file using DumpSave at M12.1. I can read the .mx file using ...
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How do I add the carriage return at the end each line?

I am working with SRIM. It takes as input, files each of whose lines end with the carriage return and line feed characters (respectively #13 and #10 ASCII characters) as said in the tutorial (page 15):...
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Using ASCII plots in Terminal in version 12.1

This question was asked before for version 12 but unfortunately the provided patch doesn't work anymore for version 12.1. Using Terminal` (ASCII plots) in Wolfram 12 I was trying to use the Terminal` ...
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How can I use the legacy version in TreePlot in Mathematica 12.0 and later?

In other places on StackExchange, I read: "In versions 12.0, TreePlot is changed substantially, and the legacy TreePlot is ...
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Correcting HeavisideTheta in MM11.3 for generating the same results with UnitStep in MM5.2

The UnitStep was replaced with the HeavisideTheta after the version 6.0 (reference here), but some differences confused me ...
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Can one run Mathematica 11 on macOS Catalina using Retroactive?

I know that only Mathematica 12+ runs on macOS Catalina. However some apps that supposedly do not work (like Aperture) can work using the Retroactive app. Has anyone tried that? Successes? Thanks
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How to reproduce `JacobianMatrix` function

I want to use the JacobianMatrix function in package VectorAnalysis, but I get the following warning message after running the ...
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How to rotate a binary embedded image in a graphic containing Postscript?

We have a collection of old notebooks containing cells with Postscript graphics. They relied on various external programs to help generate them so I can't regenerate these easily in a newer version of ...
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Mathematica 9 code won't work in Mathematica 12

It's just plain simple copy paste from this here is my notebook Hope someone can get right directions why output goes wrong after watershed was applied
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Is there a place where Wolfram Research announces breaking changes for new releases?

Mathematica Version 12.1 has introduced numerous breaking changes (as far as my code base is concerned). Here is a simple example: ...
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Compatibility issues of version 12 with FilterOptions package

In version 12, the code If[$VersionNumber >= 9, FilterOptions[a_, b___] := Sequence @@ FilterRules[{b}, Options[a]], Needs["Utilities`FilterOptions`"]] ...
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use mathematica low version in mathematica high version

it's known to all that ,sometimes higher version is far more slow than low version this is a example. Clear["Global`*"]; Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 5}] // AbsoluteTiming ...
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Mathematica 12 compatibility with earlier versions under macOS 10.15 Catalina [closed]

I currently run the following: Mathematica 10.3.0.0 on a Mac Pro (Late 2013)running macOS Mojave Version 10.14.6. I want to upgrade the OS to macOS 10.15 Catalina. To do so, I understand that ...
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How to detect underflow/overflow (post 11.3)?

This old trick used to work before 11.3: SetSystemOptions["CheckMachineUnderflow" -> True] But no longer... so how can we explicitly check for this in v12+?? ...
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How to call an old build-in function in a new version of Mathematica?

In order to use the UnitStep of Mathematica 5.2, I have to install two different versions 5.2 and 11.3 at the same time because ...
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What to use to draw errorbarplots in Mathematica 12.0 [closed]

I have been using Needs["ErrorBarPlots`"] for a while but after my update to the last version of Mathematica I get the warning: ErrorBarPlots` is now obsolete. ...
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Using Terminal` (ASCII plots) in Wolfram 12

I was interested in exploiting the Terminal` package, as demonstrated in this post, to show some ASCII plots straight through the terminal of my Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+. However, it doesn't seem that ...
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Stabilized Inverted Pendulum Blog Post Broken in 12.0?

One of the old Wolfram blog posts that I use frequently is this demonstration of the LQR gains computation. https://blog.wolfram.com/2011/01/19/stabilized-inverted-pendulum/ I've been able to trust ...
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Status of Streaming package

I see the Streaming package mentioned in this question How to use Streaming package in v11.1? with advice on getting it working in V11.1. I've failed to get either the built-in version or the patch ...
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How to modify NDSolve`StateData without crashing the kernel?

Probably a hard question, but it's better to cry out loud. Reminded by Chris K, I noticed my fix function has been broken since v11.3. After some checking, I ...
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Breaking change of Total in Mathematica 12.0?

Total has been changed in Mathematica 12.0. The documentation seems to contradict itself. In one line it states: Total[ $f[ e_1,e_2,...]$ ] gives the sum of the $e_i$ for any head $f$ In the next ...
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Which version of Mathematica did DiracDelta become to the derivative of HeavisideTheta from that of UnitStep?

The mathematica's version of my coworkers is 5.0, they use UnitStep to derive formula, However, I also want to use the parallel features so used the latest version ...
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How much does the current version of Mathematica differ from V2

I have books written about Mathematica Version 2. Yes, they are old (like copyright 1991). How much has Mathematica changed since then, and is this kind of information too outdated to be useful?
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How do I add EOF character to a CSV file?

I am using Mathematica to create a CSV file to be used by another program (SRIM if needed). The file must end with the EOF character. I get an error from SRIM telling me that the file does not have ...
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Mathematica on Windows 98

I have Windows 98 computer. I would like to know what the latest version of Mathematica which worked on Windows 98 was.
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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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Silent change (bug?) of Join after v9

Consider the following sample: Join[{A[x]}, {A[x]}, 2] It causes Join::headsd warning in and before v9 and returns the input: ...
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Optional pattern behaves differently in version 8, 9, and 10+

We recently ran into an issue when testing Rubi on older versions. It boils down to this simple example which I didn't dare to simplify further as I cannot test it in versions < 10 ...
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How to find, load and use a legacy Mathematica package

Question: How to find, load and use a legacy Mathematica package from a previous Mathematica version? What is the preferred approach and process? Context: I am working through a set of examples in ...
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What happened to SequenceLimit?

In older versions of Mathematica, there was a function called SequenceLimit that allowed taking the limit of a numerical sequence. It is useful for speeding up the ...
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Attempts at backwards compatibility

I have written a package in Mathematica 11, and I would like to provide some backwards compatibility to earlier versions. An example is the function Echo. ...
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How to make the clustering result of version 11.2 and 11.3 same?

I was doing clustering analysis in version 11.2, with codes like below, and then got 12 clusters as the output: ...
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What functions work in which version of Mathematica

Is there any good documentation on which version will work (remained the same) in which version of Mathematica? Or at least an overview of when functions were introduced? In this instance for example ...
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Compatibility issues with an old package

I am trying to use the SphericalDensityPlot3D function that is defined here: Spherical Density Plot 3D. However, when I run all the contents of the mathematica ...
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FindFaces in Mathematica 11.3

I just upgraded to Mathematica 11.3. but now my FindFaces instructions do not work anymore. I guess they changed the syntax in 11.3. Here is the original code: <...
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Install Mathematica 11.3 on 32bit Lubuntu 18.04 not work default to 64bit version

I'm recently installing Mathematica 11.3 on my 32bit Lubuntu 18.04. The installer installs 64bit version of Mathematica in default, so I can not run the installed version. Below is the error output ...
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How has Hash changed in 11.3?

There are already few topic related to Hash[_String]: How does Hash calculate hash for strings? Incorrect calculating Hash SHA256 But it looks like changes are ...
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Get[…, Path-> {…}] does not shield against paclets directories

Let's create a test package/paclet in a standard $UserBaseDirectory/Applications: ...
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Running Mathematica 10.3 on OS X 10.13.0 or 10.13.1, High Sierra?

Has anyone had success running Mathematica 10.3 on OS X 10.13.0 / 10.13.1 / High Sierra? If anyone has used (or is currently using) this combination did it appear to work successively? Were there ...
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Changes to StreamPlot in v11.1 breaking my code

The code below used to work nicely in 11.0: ...