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Re: usage / "More..."

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  • Subject: [mg47111] Re: usage / "More..."
  • From: "Ken Morgan" <kemorgan at>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 03:55:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
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"Felix Kossak" <felix.kossak at> wrote in message
news:c3udnh$9og$1 at
> Hi,
> I wonder how the "More..." hyperlinks appended to usage info are
> generated as I want to have that feature for our own packages. I found a
> posting by Bobby Treat dt 2002 suggesting to copy and modify the full
> form of some existing usage text, but looking at the source of standard
> Mathematica packages shows that the "More..." hyperlink is actually not
> coded into the usage text itself. I also failed to find a hint in an
> init.m file. I guess that the frontend generates this hyperlink
> automatically, but based on what information? What do I have to do to
> get those links to our own help notebooks?
> Thanks,
> Felix

Here is how the "More..." button can be generated for the Plot usage:

Button[More?, RuleDelayed[ButtonData, "Plot"], Rule[Active, True],
Rule[ButtonStyle, "RefGuideLink"]]

If you evaluate this, you will get a clickable "More..." button.


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