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Re: Also guide page is needed RE: Mathematica 6 Documentation -

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  • Subject: [mg84305] Re: Also guide page is needed RE: Mathematica 6 Documentation -
  • From: Oliver Ruebenkoenig <ruebenko at uni-freiburg.de>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 05:33:41 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200712152037.PAA06791@smc.vnet.net>

Jose,


> In my answer below I forgot to mention that a "guide page" is also needed.
> The guide page is a Mathematica notebook with the links to rest of the
> documentation. In my Quantum Package, the guide page can be found in the
> folder (directory)
> $UserBaseDirectory/Applicatons/Quantum/Documentation/English/Guides; this
> location corresponds to the line Resources->{"Guides/Quantum"} in the
> PacletInfo.m file
>
> (the name of guide page

Jose, thanks for posting this!

Can anyone tell me, or point me to some document on how to make your 
package functions searchable via F1 - in Mathematica Version 6 that is ;-)

Thanks,
Oliver

>
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Jose Luis Gomez [mailto:jose.luis.gomez at itesm.mx]
> Enviado el: Lunes, 17 de Diciembre de 2007 11:30 a.m.
> Para: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> CC: 'Jose Luis Gomez'
> Asunto: RE:  Mathematica 6 Documentation - how does one add to it?
>
> I have already done this with my Quantum package for Dirac Notation in
> Mathematica
>
> It is very simple: You need to create an ASCII file called PacletInfo.m (in
> Windows an ASCII file can be created in the Notepad) with some specific
> information and place it in the correct folder.
>
> You could download my package, follow the instructions in order to install
> it, check that its documentation appears in the Documentation Center, then
> go to your $UserBaseDirectory/Applicatons/Quantum and see by yourself the
> content of my PacletInfo.m, then copy this file and modify it to make it
> work for your package.
>
> Download my package from this link:
>
> http://homepage.cem.itesm.mx/lgomez/quantum/index.htm
>
> http://homepage.cem.itesm.mx/lgomez/quantum
>
> I hope it is useful for you
>
> Jose
> Mexico
>
>
>
>
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Hans [mailto:reply-to-newsgroup-please at hotmail.com]
> Enviado el: S=E1bado, 15 de Diciembre de 2007 02:38 p.m.
> Para: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Asunto:  Mathematica 6 Documentation - how does one add to it?
>
> I have written a package I would like to pass someone else. I would
> like to install it in such a way that the documentation appears in the
> Documentation Center under 'Installed Add-ons' but I can't find out
> how best to do this, although I have managed to do it using a method I
> think is not reccomended in version 6.
>
> I have a Mathematica text book which was written before version 6 and
> it has a file called BrowserCategories.m which was used to add
> documentation to the Help Browser. This does work in version 6's
> Documentation Center, but I can find no reference to this file in
> Mathematica 6's documentation and the Function BrowserCategory is not
> documented in Mathematica 6, although it is on the web
>
> http://documents.wolfram.com/mathematica/Add-onsLinks/AuthorTools/Customi=
> zin
> gTheHelpBrowser/SettingUpNewBrowserCategories/TheBrowserCategoryCommand.h=
> tml
>
> but only on the obsolete version 5.2's help pages.
>
> Please reply to the news group, not to me personally as I don't read
> this email account. I don't need the spam that one attracts if posting
> to a news group with ones normal email address.
>
> Hans
>
>
>
>
>

Oliver Ruebenkoenig, <ruebenko AT uni-freiburg.de>


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