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Re: $CellContext

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  • Subject: [mg77263] Re: [mg77139] $CellContext
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 07:03:00 -0400 (EDT)
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I don't know the answer to your question, but CellContext may be given
as a rule option for Cell. It affects the context of automatically
generated Output cells if it part of an Input cell.

What is the context of $CellContext?

It almost seems like your result came back as $CellContext because
there was no value for the context of the cell. (similar to an
improperly prefixed qname in xml that doesn't resolve to any

On 6/5/07, David Park <djmpark at> wrote:
> $CellContext is something new in Version 6.0. What is its purpose? I have a
> palette from 5.2 that copies selected material, performs some processing on
> it, and saves it. There is another button that will paste the processed
> expression back into a notebook. It worked fine in 5.2 but in 6.0 it returns
> variable x, say,  as $CellContext`x.
> How can I convert this back to a plain x?
> --
> David Park
> djmpark at


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