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Re: How to display package contents?

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  • Subject: [mg36742] Re: [mg36734] How to display package contents?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murraye at>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 04:32:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I presume packagename is a context name, e.g., Graphics`Colors` .  Then 
evaluating the expression


containing the wildcard symbol * will probably do what you want.

It may tell you more than you want to know unless the package was 
decently written.  By "decently" I mean that  names not needing to be 
known to the outside world have been enclosed within a Private context 
within the package's context.

jose flanigan wrote:
> After I load  a package using
> <<packagename
> Is there a way to figure out what the package exports without editing
> the source file?
> Thanks

Murray Eisenberg                     murray at
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University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
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