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Re: Installing AddOn

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  • Subject: [mg66884] Re: [mg66860] Installing AddOn
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 04:09:30 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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You need to unzip the archive into:

  c:/Wolfram Research/Mathematica/5.1/AddOns/Applications/StableDistribution

The package author probably should have created the zip so that all the
files were in a folder StableDistribution, but he did not, so you must

I did it with Mathematica 5.2, actually, under Windows XP, and it seems
to be working OK.

john2 wrote:
> I'm pretty much a novice in Mathematica but have ventured into it 
> because I want to use a Stable Statistics Package from
> 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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