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Re: Re : Re: Interpolation

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  • Subject: [mg75158] Re: Re : Re: Interpolation
  • From: Albert <awnl at>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 04:26:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <evsq9b$p3$> <> <f04ohp$9f5$>


> I did what you said and of course it works. Then I realised that
> I have another problem! I do Save["tmpfile1",abcd] in the first
> notebook then Save["tmpfile2",abcd] and so on. The problem is that
> all variables have the same name in each notebook. I have abc and d
> with the same definition. I built one notebook on the first
> set of data then I renamed the notebook and just change the name
> of the dataset I'm doing the same calculations on all data sets.
> Now is it possible to change the name of variables when I do a save.
> Or do I have to go back in each notebook and change the variable names.

I think the easiest way to achieve what you need is to create the 
symbols you save in a specific context, that is put a 
Begin["notebook1`"] at the beginning of notebook 1 and corresponding 
lines to the other notebooks. The Save then should save the variables as 
notebook1`abcd and notebook2`abcd respectively. When loading the saved 
files, you of course need to refer to the variables with the full long 
name, that is notebook1`abcd and notebook2`abcd.

Another possibility to achieve what you want is to switch namespaces 
when you _load_ the files. Then you do not even need to recreate the 
saved files that you allready have. This would be something along the lines:

(*example: compare two results: *)
n1`abcd == n2`abcd

I have not tested any of the suggestions but am very positive that you 
can get things running this way, still you might need to experiment a 
little to get it work.



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