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Re: Bookmarks in Mathematica ????

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  • Subject: [mg71557] Re: [mg71547] Bookmarks in Mathematica ????
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 05:41:27 -0500 (EST)
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If you really want to bookmark something, you could always bookmark
the same help page in your web browser. The documentation is online,
after all.

On 11/22/06, Philipp <Philipp.M.O at> wrote:
> I have searched far and wide ( and this news
> group) and I couldn't believe that nobody has thought about it before.
> I am a relatively new user (<6 months) and I get progressively more and
> more frustrated trying to find things again. Say, a few weeks ago, I
> read some useful stuff in the Help Browser that might have been
> pertinent to a problem I am presently working on. Trying to remember
> the item or the context directly or through associations is time
> consuming and often fruitless.
> >From my present knowledge of Mathematica FrontEnd programming, it
> should be relatively simple to create a Bookmarks palette that
> implements, you've guess it, bookmarks.
> The Bookmarks palette should allow bookmarking all notebooks (including
> the Help Browser). Setting a bookmark should be registered in the
> palette as a "link object" and presented to the user as a button (name
> should be derived or "inherited" with the user being able to change
> it).
> By the way, it would be nice to have Help Browser (or maybe overall)
> History capability as well.
> Am I wrong thinking it would be a relatively easy task? Can anybody
> point me in the right direction?
> Cheers,
> Ph


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