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Tag for questions about compatibility among various versions of Mathematica, and compatibility issues of Mathematica with various operating systems.

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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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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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Compile M11.1-compatible LibraryLink libraries using M11.2

WolframLibraryVersion, defined in WolframLibrary.h, was bumped from 3 to 4 in Mathematica 11.2. This causes libraries compiled ...
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What does $LicenseType return on various Wolfram Language desktop evaluation platforms

Referring to my question about discriminating between various variants of Mathematica, Wolfram Player etc. I was wondering what the values of $LicenseType and ...
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3D mouse compatibility with Mathematica 12

I am interested in a purchasing a 3D mouse to navigate 3d Mathematica graphics. I am interested in the Spacemouse Wireless (by 3Dconnexion) found here: https://3dconnexion.com/us/product/spacemouse-...
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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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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 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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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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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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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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Incompability between v5-6 and v10 with Graphs and Oriented Graphs pkgs?

Notice that "although the v6 Packages are available at the link in the answer above they are not fully compatible with v10". The errors 1, 2 and 3 in Mathematica 10 student edition may be ...
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Can I use Mathematica 9.0 to open an MX file produced by Mathematica 10?

I have used Mathematica 10 installed on a workstation of university's lab to run a NDSlove code that produced a .mx file. Then I copy the ...
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Does Mathematica 13.1 work well with the MacBook Air M2 2022 Screen Bezel?

There are reports stating that some applications do not work well with the screen bezel in MacBook Air 2022 which hides some menus. I see in the previous MacBook Air M1 that a couple of menus in ...
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VandermondeSolve changes, InterpolatingFunctionToPiecewise breaks

I just notice ResourceFunction["InterpolatingFunctionToPiecewise"] is broken in v13.1. (Perhaps it's in v13.0, I'm not sure. ) Here's a sample: ...
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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 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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Notebook created in cloud has odd errors in Mathematica 10.3.1

I've downloaded a notebook from develop.wolframcloud.com and opened it in 10.3.1 (running on Win 10). When I evaluate some cells I get syntax errors along the lines of... ...
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Some notebooks for complex analysis from Wolfram Mathworld website are not 100 % working?

For my study in Complex Analysis i like to study those two notebooks. Can they be fixed, because it seems they are broken ? Branch Cut https://mathworld.wolfram.com/notebooks/Calculus/BranchCut.nb ...
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Alternative for ExternalEvaluate in version <11.2

I have code which uses ExternalEvaluate. Specifically the format using "Command" and ...
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Converting a plot with legends from version 9 to version 12

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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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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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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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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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Inconsistent font rendering when using a remote kernel on a different OS

I have a Mathematica 10.0 on Linux and one on OSX. I'm using the OSX as a remote kernel. During parallel computation, if I render some graphics, the fonts and axes are not rendered the same way ...
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Mathematica 14 on Ubuntu 18.04

Currently I am running Mathematica 13.3 on a HP Z240 workstation with Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (x64) I am entitled to upgrade to Mathematica 14 but 18.04 is not anymore on the official list of supported OS ...
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Loading a missing package in studymaterial

A notebook needs a package : Needs["Algebra`ReIm`"] Got it retrieved the package : Algebra`ReIm` Legacy Standard Add-...
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Statistics`NonlinearFit` not work in v11.2

I have the following problem. I have to evaluate data using a nonlinearfit to extract certain values. Luckily there is already a mathematica notebook avaible online which i should use (according to my ...
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