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Installing AddOn

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg66860] Installing AddOn
  • From: john2 <john at 8889.fsnet.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 06:56:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I'm pretty much a novice in Mathematica but have ventured into it 
because I want to use a Stable Statistics Package from
http://www.npgcable.com/~rrimmer/StableCalculation/HTMLLinks/index_4.html
in 5.1.

I unzipped and installed the AddOn SMath in c:/Wolfram 
Research/Mathematica/5.1/AddOns/Applications/ as instructed.  It should 
load with the command
<<StableDistribution`SMath`

but the file is not recognized by Mathematica which returns
Get::noopen : Cannot open Stable distribution`SMath`

I checked with $Path and the file SMath.m is in a directory on the path. 
  So what is the next step.  Not even sure if the file is correct as it 
seems to be in binary, i.e. the first lines read in Notepad are
(*!1N!*)mcm
j<mi2X^Ue>E2FtTGjEmi2X^Ue>E2FtTGjEmi2X^Ue>E2FtTGjEmi2X^Ue>E2FtTGjEmi2X
^Ue>E2FtTGjEX4*4+5]HauE~i-SJ/_kQNyL<(=NQi"dYNZ'Skk425[0X&lF93l'"9_jYJ5
BEX2=mcUTP6@oXt~$/27,yoERZ\Q'iG~ V[P]sD[MV18XdLd6`?e(YGbd}9IE<Vf^0"b&-
l1Vh?'>"<<RZn[aq9h'{9_RApd;esXWUHHN3@DD@i?Ij"y_}d:.1dHG

which looks like pure binary to me.  Perhaps this is compiled code.

thanks in advance


john


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