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Re: Encoded Mathematica Files

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  • Subject: [mg30473] Re: [mg30463] Encoded Mathematica Files
  • From: "Christopher J. Purcell" <purcell at>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 02:15:37 -0400 (EDT)
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Once the files are loaded, you can view the complete definitions of 
any symbols they define using ??, unless the author has set the 
attributes ReadProtected and Locked on the symbols. The Locked 
attribute prevents the clearing of ReadProtected .

>I've inherited some saved bits of Mathematica code
>that the author has saved
>in Mathematica Encoded format.  I've managed to
>load in (<<encodedfile) and
>display (!!encodedfile) but despite my ample
>reading of the help and
>documentation I can't seem to figure out how to
>save or view these encoded
>files in unencoded format so I can read what the
>hell they do!  Could
>someone toss me a hint?
>Many thanks.
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Dr. Christopher J. Purcell
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