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Re: Re: Recommendations for a programming book?

Subsection 8.2 (not 8.3) of Appendix B is somewhere near 30 pages of instructions and code, with many caveats about speed and memory. Congratulations to anyone who can get through all of it.

It would be far more "helpful" if the help files were already built for us.


On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 03:55:26 -0400 (EDT), <mtrott at> wrote:

> János wrote:
>> Can you show, how to include the material from Michael's DVDs into
>> the Help of Mathematica, just as Wolfram's book is shown there ?
> A few people asked me this question over the last few month.
> While I think that consecutive first-time reading is easier in the
> notebooks as they come by default with the GuideBooks, after reading
> one might want to put the GuideBooks notebooks in the help browser
> for easy look-up of terms. So I added a section to the GuideBooks
> how this can be done.
> Subsection 8.3 from the Appendix B (downloadable from
> has all the code needed to put the GuideBooks in the
> help browser. The GuideBooks will show up under Add-ond&Links
> and all index entries of the GuideBooks will be recognized as
> search terms in the help browser.
> Michael

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