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[an error occurred while processing this directive] $VersionNumber

  • $VersionNumber is a real number which gives the current Mathematica kernel version number, and increases in successive versions.
  • To find out if you are running under Version 3.0 or above, you can use the test TrueQ[$VersionNumber >= 3.0].
  • A version with a particular number is typically derived from the same source code on all computer systems.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.13.5.
  • See also: $ReleaseNumber.