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Re: Tips for 4.0 !!

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  • Subject: [mg18076] Re: Tips for 4.0 !!
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 01:43:33 -0400
  • Delivery-date: Tue Jun 15 10:27:38 1999
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <7jkop9$hj@smc.vnet.net> <7jumvd$ggm$1@dragonfly.wolfram.com>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Both Help > Built-in Functions > New in Version 4 and, in the Help
Browser,  Built-in Functions > Additional Functions ... seem a bit odd
as sole Help system access to Experimental and Developer.

Since these functions REQUIRE using their contexts, should not reference
to them (also) be under Add-Ons?  That's where I first looked, and was
suprised not to find them there.


Allan Hayes wrote:
> 
> 
> Also
> 
> Help > Built in Functions > New in Version 4
> 
> Ersek, Ted R <ErsekTR at navair.navy.mil> wrote in message
> news:7jkop9$hj at smc.vnet.net...
> >
> > So where is the documentation for the Developer and Experimental contexts
> in
> > 4.0 ??
> >
> > It's in the Help Browser
> >   Select "Built In Functions"
> >     Scroll the left most column down to the bottom
> >        Select "Additional Functions"
> >            The Experimental and Developer contexts now are shown in the
> > second column
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > We have all been waiting for documentation for all those options in the
> > Option Inspector and the Front End menu selections.  So where is it?
> >
> > That's also in the Help Browser
> >   Select "Other Information"
> >      Look at "Menu Commands" and "Front End Options"
> >
> > -------------------------------
> >
> > If you ever want more information on a particular warning message
> >   Go to the Help Browser
> >     Select "Other Information"
> >        Select "Warning Messages"
> >
> >
> > Note: I learned about
> >    Developer`SetSystemOptions["CompileReportExternal"->True];
> > from the documentation for one of the Compile Warning Messages.
> >
> > --------------------------------
> >
> > Regards,
> > Ted Ersek
> >
> >

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Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.       phone 413 549-1020 (H)
Univ. of Massachusetts                     413 545-2859 (W)
Amherst, MA 01003-4515

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