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Re: NotationPalette with Ersek's SubscriptSymbols package

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  • Subject: [mg58843] Re: [mg58609] NotationPalette with Ersek's SubscriptSymbols package
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 00:29:53 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I found the source of the trouble: I had an older copy of 
SubscriptSymbols.m in a different location!

Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> I'm having trouble with the function NotationPalette[] from Ted Ersek's 
> SubscriptSymbols package.
> 
> I installed the package in directory
> 
>   ToFileName[{$TopDirectory, "AddOns", "ExtraPackages", "Utilities"}]
> 
> per instructions (including creating the package file from notebook
> SubscriptSymbols.nb).
> 
> But I had to edit the definition in it of function NotationPalette[] to 
> become:
> 
>    NotationPalette[] := (
>       NotebookOpen[FrontEnd`FileName[
>         {$TopDirectory, "AddOns", "ExtraPackages", "Utilities", "
>            Palettes", "English"}, "NotationPalette.nb"] ];)
> 
> so as to use the correct location for NotationPalette.nb under 
> Mathematica 5.2.  (This is the correct place with Mathematica 5.1, as well.)
> 
> After loading SubscriptSymbols` in the normal way, if I evaluate
> 
>    NotationPalette[]
> 
> I get an error message, "The file you tried to open was not found, or 
> could not be opened."
> 
> However, if I directly evaluate in an input cell the expression
> 
>    NotebookOpen[FrontEnd`FileName[
>        {$TopDirectory, "AddOns", "ExtraPackages", "Utilities", "
>            Palettes", "English"}, "NotationPalette.nb"] ];
> 
> then I do get the NotationPalette to open.
> 

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