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Re: Package naming


In article <8mdk7g$536 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Jack Goldberg <jackgold at math.lsa.umich.edu> writes:


> Now the problem ...
> 
> What do I put as the argument of BeginPackage[?] 

It should be a string containing the name of the context in which the
symbols of your package should be created.  Paste this expression in
a notebook and evaluate it to retrieve some additional information.

FrontEndExecute[
  FrontEnd`HelpBrowserLookup["AddOns", "6.14.5"]
]

> and where should the package be stored so that the call to load it 
> is not too different from <<PieceWiseContinuous` ? 

You should place the file in a directory that is searched by the
kernel for file input operations.  You can obtain a list of these
directories on your system by evaluating the symbol $Path.

FrontEndExecute[
  FrontEnd`HelpBrowserLookup["MainBook", {"2.11.4", "4.10"}]
]

The Get[] operation will resolve the context name 
PieceWiseContinuous` into the filename PiecewiseContinuous.m
and look for a file by this name in the order listed by
$Path.

-- 
P.J. Hinton
User Interface Programmer                         paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.


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