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Re: Difference between Get[] and Copy-Past operation

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  • Subject: [mg32514] Re: [mg32500] Difference between Get[] and Copy-Past operation
  • From: jmt <jmt at agat.net>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 02:57:43 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200201241020.FAA06028@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: jmt at agat.net
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Get is used to read Mathematica expressions :
if your file named "myFile.m" consists of :
{elem1,elem2}
myList=Get[myFile.m]
will set the variable myList to be a list containing elem1 and elem2.

if "myFile.m" consists of
Plus[1,1]
myVar=Get[myFile.m]
will set myVar to be 2, since Plus[1,1] will evaluate to 2.

If you want to read some text, use the Read function.



On Thursday 24 January 2002 11:20, Ariel Fligler wrote:
> Greetings
>
> I have a text file with Mathematica commands that I generate using a Java
> program (I don't want to use JLINK). When I do a copy-paste operation of
> the file contents into Mathematica, everything works fine. When I do
> Get["myfile.txt"], I get lots of spelling and syntax errors. It seems that
> Get does not parse the file right. Are there any configuration parameters I
> should set in Mathematica for this to work ? I could not find any.
>
> Thank you in advance for any help,
>
> Ariel.ariel.
> fligler at cellpay.biz


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