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RE: Re: Help browser

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  • Subject: [mg45900] RE: [mg45878] Re: Help browser
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 05:34:49 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

You have an extra level of "ConicSections". You needed to unzip directly
into ExtraPackages, not into ConicSections. It might be even better to find
$BaseDirectory and then unzip into the Applications file there.

David Park
djmp at

From: mtmtk [mailto:mtmtk2003 at]
To: mathgroup at

> The following is an example of a BrowserCategories.m file. It is from the
> ConicSections package at my web site. (You could download it and install
> to see how it looks in the Help Browser.) You could copy and modify this
> create your own Help Browser application.

Thanks. I tried to download the ConicSections but couldn't make it
work. Probably something that I am doing wrong, if this is off-topic
here I'd send you an e-mail. But instead of the file structure that
you have in your readme file I get this


and when I execute the Needs["ConicSections`ConicSections`"] I get an
error message and after I rebuild the help file I don't see it there
either. I tried to fix the file structure but didn't work.

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