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Re: Remove["Global`"] ??

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  • Subject: [mg47956] Re: Remove["Global`"] ??
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Sun, 2 May 2004 04:50:56 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 5/1/04 at 2:43 AM, sean_incali at yahoo.com (sean kim) wrote:

> consider the following error message, is that normal? or my install
> go bad?

> In[34]:= ClearAll["Global`*"] 
> Off[General::"spell1"]
> Off[General::"spell"] 
> Remove["Global`"]
> From In[34]:= Remove::rmnsm: There are no symbols matching
> "Global`".

Remove deletes symbols, not contexts. The string "Global`" refers to the Global` context and most definitely isn't a symbol. So, the error message correctly informs you it cannot find a symbol with name "Global`".

I am guessing you are trying to remove all symbols from the Global` context. If so, should have typed Remove["Global`*"] instead of what you did type.

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