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Re: Loading Standard Packages

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  • Subject: [mg8666] Re: [mg8467] Loading Standard Packages
  • From: skipper at (Thomas Skipper)
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 02:48:54 -0400
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On 7 Sep 1997 06:07:42 GMT, Kristina Pawlikowski
<pawlikk at> 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
>>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:
>>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
 Type the following: <<Graphics`Ployhedra`
You have to use "<<" to open a package.

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