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Re: Bookmarks in Mathematica ????

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg71576] Re: [mg71547] Bookmarks in Mathematica ????
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 05:41:49 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <acbec1a40611221358h6405dc73u15769aedd1174fee@mail.gmail.com>

The documentation site is well crawled - you can pull up an old
version at archive.org.

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://documents.wolfram.com

On 11/23/06, Philipp <philipp.m.o at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chris,
>
> Regarding Mathematica + packages on-line documentation.
> Apparently a good idea, until Wolfram changes the web site structure (as
> they did at least 2 times in the past (info from this newsgroup search).
>
> I can also create the bookmarks and store them in a special workbook as I am
> doing it now. For example,
>
> Cell[TextData[{
>   StyleBox[ButtonBox["EvaluationNotebook",
>     ButtonData:>{"EvaluationNotebook"},
>     ButtonStyle->"RefGuideLink"]],
>   "[] Path & FileName of the current notebook ",
>   StyleBox[ButtonBox["Mathematica 2.11.3",
>     ButtonData:>{"2.11.3", "3.1"},
>     ButtonStyle->"MainBookLink"]]
> }], "Text"]
>
> However, this is extremely time consuming & "I am trying to automate this
> process".
>
> Cheers,
> Philipp.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chris.chiasson at gmail.com [mailto:chris.chiasson at gmail.com] On Behalf
> Of Chris Chiasson
> Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2006 5:59 AM
> To: Philipp
> Cc: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: Re: [mg71547] Bookmarks in Mathematica ????
>
> 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 gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have searched far and wide (http://library.wolfram.com/ 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
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> http://chris.chiasson.name/
>
>


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