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Re: Re: Palette rememberance

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  • Subject: [mg45465] Re: [mg45454] Re: [mg45406] Palette rememberance
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <sh2.7183 at>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 05:20:31 -0500 (EST)
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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Apparently the problem 
is that the palette in question is opened automatically when a package 
is loaded, and the value of AutoOpenPalettes is only changed when a 
palette is selected from the File > Palettes menus. Am I correct? If 
so, is there any way that a palette opened by other means can be 


Selwyn Hollis

On Jan 8, 2004, at 1:17 AM, John Fultz wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 04:17:12 -0500 (EST), Selwyn Hollis wrote:
>> Should Mathematica remember ALL open palettes from one "session" to 
>> the
>> next? Or does it remember only those in the primary path? I'm asking
>> because one of my palettes that resides in an Addons/Applications/ ...
>> /FrontEnd/Palettes directory has stopped appearing when I start up
>> Mathematica.
>> Please don't tell me I need to do the cache-clearing startup thing,
>> because last time I did that, it took me hours to get everything back
>> to normal.
>> -----
>> Selwyn Hollis
>> (edit reply-to to reply)
> Mathematica uses the option AutoOpenPalettes to determine which 
> palettes
> should open on startup.  This option is updated whenever you open or 
> close
> palettes which show up in the File->Palettes menu.  So, if your 
> palette is
> showing up there (based upon your description, I'd think it would be), 
> then
> it should work.
> Try evaluating...
> Options[$FrontEnd, AutoOpenPalettes]
> and see what gets returned, which may be enlightening.
> Sincerely,
> John Fultz
> jfultz at
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.

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