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Re: Calling functions before loading the package

  • To: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net
  • Subject: [mg695] Re: Calling functions before loading the package
  • From: forest at ananke.MIT.EDU (Chris E. Forest)
  • Date: 10 Apr 1995 15:11:12 GMT

In article <3mabrd$l0r at news0.cybernetics.net> Gottfried Mayer-Kress  
<gmk at pegasos.ccsr.uiuc.edu> writes:
> This is an old problem that keeps coming up for me:
> 
> I want to use a function like "Mean" from the statistics package but I forget 
> to load the package first. Now the dummy expression "Mean" obscures all
> operations. The only solution I am aware of is to kill the kernel and start all 
> over again. There must be a more elegant solution...
> 
> Thanks for the patience,
> ---
> 
You can do this with the command:
Remove["Mean"];

Remove[] removes a symbol completely so that it is not recognized by Mma.  I'm not  
sure why the quotes are needed but I think they are. Try it with and without and  
see the results. 

This is something I did often as well. 
--
Chris E. Forest
    
forest at ananke.mit.edu


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