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Re: Loading Standard Packages
On 7 Sep 1997 06:07:42 GMT, Kristina Pawlikowski <pawlikk at wl.wpafb.af.mil> wrote: > >Not sure if this is what is causing your problem, but there is a difference >between ` and '. For loading packages, I believe that Mma requires you to use >`. > >>Sorry that this is a really newbie question, but I can't seem to load any of >>the standard add on packages. Well, that's not really true... Let me >>explain. >> >>I wanted to play around with the graphics, so I evaluated: >> >><< Graphics'Polyhedra' >> >>Which should have loaded the package. However, the response I get back is: >> >>Get::noopen : Cannot open Graphics'Polyhedra'. >> >>This is the response I get back no matter what add on I try to load. >> >> >>The really odd thing is when I go into the help, and look in the add-on's >>book, and evaluate: >> >><<DiscreteMath`CombinatorialFunctions` >> >>in the help browser itself. This works fine! >> >>I then go back to my notebook where I tried to load the polyhedra package, >>and strangely enough, it loads just fine as well... >> >>Obviously, I'm missing some initialization step, but I can't seem to find >>out what it is... >> >>If someone could help me out on this, I'd be much obliged. Oh, and if I >>could get a pointer to the docs where all this is cleared up, I'd be very >>grateful... >> >>Thanks, >> >>Hal Type the following: <<Graphics`Ployhedra` You have to use "<<" to open a package.