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Re: Calling functions before loading the package

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  • Subject: [mg752] Re: [mg684] Calling functions before loading the package
  • From: Xah Y Lee <xyl10060 at fhda.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 1995 14:07:45 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 9 Apr 1995, Gottfried Mayer-Kress wrote:

> 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 a$
> over again. There must be a more elegant solution...

use

Remove[Mean]

also, you can load your package automatically upon start. Put the command
Needs["yourpackagecontext"] into the init.m file, and remember to make 
the cell initialization cell.

See p.747 of the mma book.

 Xah


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