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Fwd: using functions with package name prefixed.

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  • Subject: [mg45638] Fwd: [mg45578] using functions with package name prefixed.
  • From: Yasvir Tesiram <yat at omrf.ouhsc.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 19:57:31 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

>
> Hi,
>
> Have you tried
>
> Boo`foo[]
>
> For example say I want to pack an array
>
> Developer`ToPackedArray[array]
>
> Yas
>
> On Jan 16, 2004, at 5:04 AM, steve_H wrote:
>
>> hi;
>>
>> is there a way to use a function from a package without loading
>> the whole package, but by simply prefixing the package name to
>> the function name?
>>
>> For an example, suppose we have a function foo[] in a packge called
>> Boo.m
>>
>> Now, one must load the Boo package by typing something like
>>
>> Needs["`Boo"]
>>
>> then one can write
>>
>> foo[]
>>
>> But notice that when calling foo[], the package name is not prefixed 
>> to
>> it, hence one does not know in which package foo[] is in by looking
>> at the function call.
>>
>> In Java for instance, I can write Boo.foo(), which makes it more
>> clear where foo() is located.
>>
>> Is there a way to do something like this in Mathematica? and is there 
>> a way
>> to only load the function that I need from the package without loading
>> everything?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Steve
>


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