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Re: Package Puzzlers?

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  • Subject: [mg35759] Re: Package Puzzlers?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 07:22:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <ai070f$1fj$>
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


you want to preprare a package with the notebook frontend ?
*and* you have not read

especial item 2 of the url above will help you.


AES wrote:
> I want to make some simple packages. Not even much worried about
> contexts or protection, since all symbols likely to be global anyway.
> But I would like to put multiple cells including notebook type header
> cells in these packages -- primarily, I suppose, because this makes the
> code so much easier to edit and more readable, for me anyway, than using
> (*  *) style comments.
> 1)  All the package demos and templates I've seen seem to be single
> cells (though that's not always very clearly stated).  Do packages have
> to be single cells?  Or can they have multiple cells, including header
> cells?
> 2)  How come compound expressions in these single-cell packages don't
> seem to need semicolons between the expressions?
> 3)  As an alternative to a package, suppose I just  want a cell in
> notebook A to execute the entirely of another notebook B, again with no
> context concerns, all symbols global, and notebooks A and B both open on
> the desktop.
> What exactly do I need to put in notebook A to do this?  (I can read all
> about the NotebookCreate, NotebookWrite, NotebookFind commands -- I just
> can't find a "NotebookRun" or "NotebookExecute" command.)
> Mac PB G3, OS 9.1, Mathematica 4.0.

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