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RE: commands history in notebook

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  • Subject: [mg30103] RE: [mg30092] commands history in notebook
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 01:51:04 -0400 (EDT)
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Define your command with its parameters something like this:

	Module[{...}, long series of statements that carry out your operations]

Then all you have to do is issue

complexcommand[specific parameters]

for each case.

If you are new to Mathematica, it will probably be worth your while to work
through much of Part I in the Mathematica Book. Mathematica has its own way
of doing things. It is very convenient, but one does have to become familiar
with the basics.

David Park
djmp at

> From: Jian Peng [mailto:jian at]
To: mathgroup at
> New to Mathematica, I am desperately in need to find this. In the
> notebook, how do I recall a command I have typed in previously? Like the
> function you have in unix or doskey, you use arrows to go
> through the commands buffer, so I don't have to type in some long
> command again and again when I just need to change one or to parameters.
> Thanks  a lot.
> Jay

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