Mathematica 9 is now available

Platform-Specific Tips

Windows

  • To reset Mathematica defaults, hold down SHIFT-CONTROL during startup.

  • When printing graphs with TrueType fonts on PostScript printers, set the front end printing option GraphicsPrintingFormat to RenderInFrontEnd to ensure font fidelity.


Macintosh

  • The sequence to reset Mathematica's defaults is SHIFT-OPTION.

  • When printing graphs with TrueType fonts on PostScript printers, set the front end printing option GraphicsPrintingFormat to RenderInFrontEnd to ensure font fidelity.


Linux

  • Add the setting PixmapCache=NO to the section [SCREEN] of your Xaccel.ini file to improve the color of your graphics.


Unix

  • You can customize your individual kernel settings by placing kernel initialization commands in the following file.

    Version 3.0

    ~/.Mathematica/3.0/Kernel/init.m.

    Version 4.0

    ~/.Mathematica/4.0/Kernel/init.m


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