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Index of New Maple 12 Features




Maple 12 contains many new capabilities and improvements to existing facilities. For a summary, see What's New in Maple 12?.




The important changes in Maple 12 are described in the following topics.


New packages and modifications to pre-existing packages. For more information, see updates/Maple12/packages.


Changes to the Maple programming facilities. For more information, see updates/Maple12/programming.


Expanded visualization and graphing capabilities. For more information, see updates/Maple12/graphics.


Improvements to specific applications of the Maple numeric computation environment. For more information, see updates/Maple12/numerics.


Improved efficiency through increased speed and reduced memory use. For more information, see updates/Maple12/efficiency.


Significant improvements to the suite of differential equation solvers. For more information, see updates/Maple12/differentialequations.


Significant additions and improvements to the symbolic capabilities in various Maple packages and procedures. For more information, see updates/Maple12/symbolic.


Improvements to the Maple graphical user interface (GUI). For more information, see updates/Maple12/gui.


Notes for users upgrading from Maple 11. For more information, see updates/Maple12/compatibility.


Changes to the Maple language and system facilities. For more information, see updates/Maple12/language.




You can access the Getting Started Guide and User Manual as worksheets in the Standard Worksheet interface. Many updates have been made to these manuals for this release.


From the Help menu, select Manuals, Dictionary, and more.


Select Manuals, and then the appropriate guide.




The new Maple Portal for Students provides instructions for beginner Maple users, particularly students and their instructors. This portal, which opens as a worksheet, acts as a guide for performing many common mathematics tasks in Maple.  The demonstrated methods emphasize using the Student packages to solve typical problems from mathematics courses.




For more Maple news, tools, and tips, refer to the Maplesoft web site