Math 244 – Old Maple Materials
If you need to consult earlier versions, the semester
web pages should have the appropriate links. A revision was made
for the Fall 2003 semester to move to the use of Maple 9. Additional
revisions are planned for Fall 2004 to add more Maple9 features. In
particular, the Maple instructions file has been revised. The
progress of the revision will be indicated in the lists of links to the
files. All versions of Maple materials can be found on the
pages for the semester when those versions were used.
Adobe Acrobat format. You should be able to view and print from your browser.
Maple Lab seed files.
Your browser should ask where you want to save the file when you click
on one of the items below; if your browser shows you the file as text,
use the SaveAs item on the file menu to save a local copy. A shortcut
is to select the file using shift-click. This gives you your very own
copy of the file which you can open in Maple. You can rename the file
if you wish, but you should keep the mws extension. New
(December 2002) The math department web server now defines
all files with extension mws as mime-type application/x-maple. This
means that you can configure your web browser to do something useful
in response to an ordinary left click on the link to such a file. In
Netscape, select preferences from the edit menu, expand the Navigator
submenu an select Applications. This will allow you to add this type
and instruct the browser to Save to Disk. It is also possible to have
the browser start xmaple, but this is not recommended on eden because
Netscape reserves too many colors for its own use and this causes
Maple to behave strangely. New (September 2003) The
seed files will be distributed in two worksheet formats. The
classic format will work with all recent versions. If you
will be working only with Maple9, you should get the xml
format that will allow full access to features introduced in Maple9.
New (August 2004) Files for previous versions of the
lab may be obtained from the page for that semester. Also, the older
"mws" worksheet format will be produced, but no longer be available
from this page, although a separate
page has been created to accommodate those who need seed files in
this format. New (September 2004) The Fall 2004
version of Lab2 introduces a supplementary worksheet
that is intended to be a standard feature of all lab
projects. Its purpose is to provide a place to follow suggestions in
the project description that aid in the preparation of the project but
may not be appropriate in the final report.
The Save command in Maple will replace the file opened by Maple
with the current contents of your worksheet. If you want to save several
generations of your work, use the SaveAs command to save the current worksheet
under a new name.