$VersionNumber

$VersionNumber

is a real number which gives the current Wolfram Language kernel version number, and increases in successive versions.

Details

  • To find out if you are running under Version 11 or above, you can use the test TrueQ[$VersionNumber11.0].
  • A version with a particular number is typically derived from the same source code on all computer systems.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Show the version number:

Define a function that uses a newer function in newer versions:

Wolfram Research (1991), $VersionNumber, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1991), $VersionNumber, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_$versionnumber, author="Wolfram Research", title="{$VersionNumber}", year="1991", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html}", note=[Accessed: 16-January-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_$versionnumber, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={$VersionNumber}, year={1991}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html}, note=[Accessed: 16-January-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1991. "$VersionNumber." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1991). $VersionNumber. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$VersionNumber.html