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Re: Version 6 "Mathematica Book" - updated and expanded
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*Subject*: [mg79992] Re: Version 6 "Mathematica Book" - updated and expanded
*From*: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
*Date*: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 01:49:40 -0400 (EDT)
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thomas wrote:
> Hello,
>
> thank you for the nice feedback on my code for generating a virtual
> "Mathematica Book" for version 6. I am sorry that the initial code was
> not platform independent, that occurred to me a bit late, and other
> have posted corrections for that in the meantime.
>
> I have kept working on the code, and have incorporated some of the
> changes suggested by others. Below you find an updated and expanded
> version. The changes are:
>
> - correct hyperlinks, even to the "New" tutorial topics (the structure
> of the "New" files is slightly more sophisticated than the older ones,
> the hyperlinks were not reproduced correctly)
>
> - links to ALL tutorial files in the documentation, not only the ones
> that are reached by links in "The Mathematica book" (which includes
> files that were previously found in the "Getting started" section of
> the v5.2 help system, and in the "Reference guide" of the Mathematica
> book, and various other files). I have tried to put this files into
> reasonable order, and may or may not have succeeded.
>
> - links to all tutorials and guides of the packages.
>
> I hope that the code does work on non-Windows platforms, I have no way
> of testing this by myself.
>
> Best, Thomas
>
> Code follows:
>
> (* -==- Make "The Mathematica Book" based on "...Overview.nb" files \
> in the tutorials directory -==- *)
>
> fn = FileNames["*Overview.nb",
> ToFileName[{$InstallationDirectory, "Documentation", "English",
> "System", "Tutorials"}]];
> (*Find "Overview.nb" files in the tutorials-directory*)
>
> nameList = {StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-1,
> 1]] + 1, -12}],
> "paclet:tutorial/" <>
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-1, 1]] +
> 1, -4}], #} & /@ fn;
> (*create a list of strings needed for future code*)
>
> Do[nameList[[i, 1]] =
> "New: " <> nameList[[i, 1]], {i, {3, 6, 7, 8, 18, 28, 29, 40, 41,
> 46, 48}}];
> (*mark the chapter not present in v5.2 with "New: "*)
>
> orderOfChapters = {{36, 3, 8, 31, 4, 47, 1, 39, 32, 14, 20, 16, 18,
> 17, 11, 43}, {10, 13, 35, 48, 22, 45, 9, 27, 38, 42, 44, 23, 12,
> 26, 15, 40, 41}, {30, 25, 2, 21, 5, 7, 37, 19, 33, 34, 28, 29, 6,
> 46, 24}};
> (*The file list is alphabetical-this is the order in which the \
> chapters should appear*)
>
> structure = Table[nameList[[i]], {k, 3}, {i, orderOfChapters[[k]]}];
> (*needed for the code further down-represents the structure of the \
> Mathematica book*)
>
> mainChapters = {"Getting Started",
> "A Practical Introduction to Mathematica",
> "Principles of Mathematica", "Advanced Mathematics in Mathematica",
> "Reference Guide", "Further Tutorials", "Packages"};
> (*The three main headings*)
>
> beautify[ugly_] :=
> StringReplace[
> StringReplace[
> ugly, {l1_?LowerCaseQ ~~ l2_?UpperCaseQ :>
> l1 <> " " <> l2}], {" And " -> " and ", " Of " -> " of ",
> " In " -> " in ", " The " -> " the ", " For " -> " for "}];
> (* based on code by Selwyn Hollis - Thanks! *)
>
> d[x_, style_: "Section", margin_: {{36, 0}, {5, 5}}] :=
> Module[{sectitle = beautify[x[[1]]]},
> Cell[BoxData[
> ButtonBox[
> PaneSelectorBox[{False -> sectitle,
> True -> StyleBox[sectitle, "HyperlinkActive"]},
> Dynamic[CurrentValue["MouseOver"]]],
> BaseStyle -> {"Link", style}, ButtonData -> x[[2]],
> ButtonNote -> x[[2]]]], style, CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True, CellMargins -> margin]]
> (* Cell representing a hyperlink to a file *)
>
> nb = NotebookPut[]; SetOptions[nb,
> StyleDefinitions -> ToFileName["Wolfram", "Reference.nb"]];
> (*Open new Notebook*)
>
> NotebookWrite[
> nb, {Cell[
> Row[{ToBoxes[
> Import[ToFileName["ExampleData", "spikey.tiff"], "Graphics",
> ImageSize -> 70]],
> Cell["The Virtual Mathematica Book (v6)", "Title",
> TextAlignment -> Center]}], "Title", TextAlignment -> Center],
> Cell["A collection of links to the tutorials present in the \
> Mathematica 6.0 Documentation Center, arranged in the order of \
> chapters in \"The Mathematica Book\".", "Text",
> TextAlignment -> Center]}];
> (* Print the titel *)
>
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> Cell[StringJoin[Table["xxxxxxxxxx", {k}]], "Text"]];
> If[2 <= k <= 4,
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb, d[i]];
> With[{nb1 = NotebookOpen[i[[3]], Visible -> False]},
> SelectionMove[nb1, All, Notebook];
> NotebookWrite[nb, NotebookRead[nb1] //.
> {"TOCChapter" ->
> Sequence @@ {"Subsection", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True,
> CellMargins -> {{48, 0}, Inherited}},
> "TOCSection" ->
> Sequence @@ {"Subsubsection", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True,
> CellMargins -> {{58, 0}, Inherited}},
> "TOCSubsection" ->
> Sequence @@ {"Subsubsubsection", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True,
> CellMargins -> {{68, 0}, Inherited}},
> "TOCSubsubsection" ->
> Sequence @@ {"Text", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True,
> CellMargins -> {{78, 0}, Inherited}},
> ShowCellBracket -> True}];
> NotebookClose[nb1]],
> {i, structure[[k - 1]]}]
> ],
> {k, Length[mainChapters]}];
> (*write all the links to the main chapters, as well as to \
> sub-chapters*)
>
> Do[NotebookFind[nb, cellsToDelete, All, CellStyle];
> NotebookDelete[
> nb], {cellsToDelete, {"SymbolColorBar", "AnchorBarGrid",
> "FooterCell", "TOCDocumentTitle"}}];
> (* Delete unnecessary styling cells that are part of the tutorial \
> notebooks *)
>
> SetOptions[nb,
> StyleDefinitions -> ToFileName["Book", "Textbook.nb"]];
> Do[NotebookFind[nb, StringJoin[Table["xxxxxxxxxx", {k}]], All];
> SelectionMove[nb, All, Cell];
> NotebookWrite[nb,
> Cell[mainChapters[[k]], "Subtitle", ShowGroupOpener -> True,
> CellMargins -> {{10, 0}, {5, 10}},
> CellTags -> "Section" <> ToString[k],
> CellFrame ->
> If[MemberQ[{1, 6, 7}, k], {{0, 0}, {0, 2}}, False]]], {k,
> Length[mainChapters], 1, -1}];
> (* Finishing touches *)
>
> (* -==- Add links to tutorials that are not linked yet -==- *)
>
> SelectionMove[nb, All, Notebook];
> links = StringCases[ToString[NotebookRead[nb], InputForm],
> Shortest[("\"paclet:tutorial/" ~~ y__ ~~ "\"")] :> y];
> (* Extract all links to tutorials present in "The Book"... *)
>
> linkedFiles =
> Union[Flatten[
> If[StringFreeQ[#, "#" ~~ DigitCharacter ...], # <> ".nb",
> StringCases[#, (y__ ~~ "#" ~~ DigitCharacter ...) :>
> y <> ".nb"]] & /@ links]];
> (* ... and their filenames *)
>
> allTutorials =
> Flatten[StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-1,
> 1]] + 1, -1}] & /@
> FileNames["*.nb",
> ToFileName[{$InstallationDirectory, "Documentation", "English",
> "System", "Tutorials"}]]];
> (* all tutorials in the tutorial directory *)
>
> notUsed = Complement[allTutorials, linkedFiles];
> (* all tutorials not linked to in "The Book" so far (in alphabetical \
> order); these are 76 tutorial notebooks *)
>
> nameList = {StringTake[#, {1, -4}],
> "paclet:tutorial/" <> StringTake[#, {1, -4}],
> ToFileName[{$InstallationDirectory, "Documentation", "English",
> "System", "Tutorials"}] <> #} & /@ notUsed;
> (*create a list of strings needed for future code*)
>
> GettingStarted = {21, 18, 75}; GraphPlotting = {27, 28, 36,
> 71}; MathematicaReferenceGuide = {7, 31, 64, 19, 57, 20, 37, 33,
> 30}; MatrixAndVectorOperations = {10, 26, 6, 3, 73, 16, 42, 45, 62,
> 52, 65, 69}; Statistics = {11, 15, 13, 58}; DynamicFeatures = {35,
> 2, 34, 1}; SystemSpecificTopics = {17, 32, 60, 50, 51, 53, 41, 44,
> 38, 39, 40}; FurtherNDSolveTutorials = {46, 47, 48,
> 49}; FrontendAndFormattingTopics = {5, 22, 24, 25, 29, 67, 70, 74};
> topics = {GettingStarted, MathematicaReferenceGuide, GraphPlotting,
> MatrixAndVectorOperations, Statistics, DynamicFeatures,
> SystemSpecificTopics, FurtherNDSolveTutorials,
> FrontendAndFormattingTopics};
> FurtherTopics = Complement[Range[Length[notUsed]], Flatten[topics]];
> topics = Join[topics, {FurtherTopics}];
> (* trying to get some order into these tutorials *)
>
> topicNames = {"Getting Started", "Mathematica Reference Guide",
> "Graph Plotting", "Matrix And Vector Operations", "Statistics",
> "Dynamic Features", "System Specific Topics",
> "Further NDSolve Tutorials", "FrontEnd and Formatting Topics",
> "Others"};
>
> NotebookFind[nb, "Section1", After, CellTags]; SelectionMove[nb, \
> After, Cell];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> d[nameList[[i]], "Subsection", {{48, 0}, Inherited}]], {i,
> GettingStarted}];
> (* Add links to "getting Started" topics *)
>
> NotebookFind[nb, "Section5", After, CellTags]; SelectionMove[nb, \
> After, Cell];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> d[nameList[[i]], "Subsection", {{48, 0}, Inherited}]], {i,
> MathematicaReferenceGuide}];
> (* Add links to "Refrence Guides" topics *)
>
> NotebookFind[nb, "Section6", After, CellTags]; SelectionMove[nb, \
> After, Cell];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> Cell[topicNames[[i]], "Section", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True, CellMargins -> {{36, 0}, {5, 5}}]];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> d[nameList[[k]], "Subsection", {{48, 0}, Inherited}]],
> {k, topics[[i]]}],
> {i, 3, Length[topics]}];
> (* Add links to all other topics *)
>
> (* -==- Add links to Packages -==- *)
>
> fnpdir = FileNames["*",
> ToFileName[{$InstallationDirectory, "Documentation", "English",
> "Packages"}]];
> (* Directory names of the Packages *)
>
> fnptut = FileNames["*.nb",
> ToFileName[{#, "Documentation", "English", "Tutorials"}],
> Infinity] & /@ fnpdir;
> (* tutorial notebooks of the Packages *)
>
> fnpguid =
> FileNames["*.nb",
> ToFileName[{#, "Documentation", "English", "Guides"}],
> Infinity] & /@ fnpdir;
> (* guide notebooks of the Packages *)
>
> NotebookFind[nb, "Section7", After, CellTags]; SelectionMove[nb, \
> After, Cell];
> Do[
> With[
> {packageName =
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-1, 1]] +
> 1, -1}] &@fnpdir[[package]]},
> NotebookWrite[nb,
> Cell[beautify@packageName, "Section", CellDingbat -> None,
> ShowGroupOpener -> True, CellMargins -> {{36, 0}, {5, 5}}]];
> If[Length[fnptut[[package]]] > 0,
> level =
> If[StringTake[
> fnptut[[package]], {1, -1} + (Take[#[[1]], {-2, -1}] &@
> Transpose[StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator]] & /@
> fnptut[[package]])[[1]]][[1]] == "Tutorials", 1, 2];
> nameList = {"Tutorial: " <>
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-level,
> 1]] + 1, -4}],
> "paclet:" <> packageName <> "/tutorial/" <>
> StringReplace[
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, \
> $PathnameSeparator][[-level, 1]] + 1, -4}], "\\" -> "/"]} & /@
> fnptut[[package]];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> d[nameList[[k]], "Subsection", {{48, 0}, Inherited}]],
> {k, Length[fnptut[[package]]]}]
> ];
> If[Length[fnpguid[[package]]] > 0,
> level =
> If[StringTake[
> fnpguid[[
> package]], {1, -1} + (Take[#[[1]], {-2, -1}] &@
> Transpose[StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator]] & /@
> fnpguid[[package]])[[1]]][[1]] == "Guides", 1, 2];
> nameList = {"Guide: " <>
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, $PathnameSeparator][[-1,
> 1]] + 1, -4}],
> "paclet:" <> packageName <> "/guide/" <>
> StringReplace[
> StringTake[#, {StringPosition[#, \
> $PathnameSeparator][[-level, 1]] + 1, -4}], "\\" -> "/"]} & /@
> fnpguid[[package]];
> Do[NotebookWrite[nb,
> d[nameList[[k]], "Subsection", {{48, 0}, Inherited}]],
> {k, Length[fnpguid[[package]]]}]
> ]
> ], {package, Length[fnpdir]}];
> (* Add links to package tutorials and guides *)
>
> SelectionMove[nb, All, Notebook]; FrontEndExecute[
> FrontEndToken["SelectionCloseAllGroups"]];
> FrontEndExecute[FrontEndToken["OpenCloseGroup"]];
>
>
Thanks for your continuing work - I am amazed that WRI have not offered
to place your notebook on their website and add it to 6.02!
In a way, it is frightening - it reminds me of how much I don't know.....
David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk
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