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Re: usage / "More..."

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  • Subject: [mg47145] Re: usage / "More..."
  • From: drbob at (Bobby R. Treat)
  • Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 01:34:57 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c3udnh$9og$> <c40s9s$mo7$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

There's a menu option for this, too: Input>Create Button>(choose a button type).


"Ken Morgan" <kemorgan at> wrote in message news:<c40s9s$mo7$1 at>...
> "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.
> Ken

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