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Re: Re: 6.0 Standard Packages?, New Style Documentation?

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  • Subject: [mg77942] Re: [mg77517] Re: 6.0 Standard Packages?, New Style Documentation?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 05:32:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <f4dspd$hiv$1@smc.vnet.net> <200706110826.EAA21182@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

I added Saveable->True as an option in the CreatePalette function below, 
but still after I create the palette and close it, I do NOT get a prompt 
to save it.  So how do I save it as a palette??

David Reiss wrote:
> here is some code that "improves" upon the other code in these
> postings.  I have put a notebook linked to the WorkLife FrameWork blog
> from a posting on this at:
> 
> http://scientificarts.com/worklife/wlfwblog/index.html
> 
> wiht a permalink at
> 
> http://scientificarts.com/worklife/wlfwblog/BE3390503366/BE3390503366.html
> 
> --David
> 
> 
> One comment--the use of Quiet in this is to surprss some no context
> messages that are generated because the contexts of many of these
> packages do not reflect the directrly structure that they exist in.
> So the packages, I beleive, load properly, but the contexts that they
> end up existing in are not the same as those of the artument to the
> Needs statements that load them.
> 
> Here's he code (I am sure that it can be further improved upon--
> remember of course that this is intended for Mathematica 6), I hope
> that it is useful...
> 
> 
> ClearAll[StandardPackagesPalette];
> 
> StandardPackagesPalette::usage =
>   "StandardPackagesPalette[], generates a palette of pull-down menus
> that allow you to load the standard
>   packages. StandardPackagesPalette[\"LegacyPackages\"] does the same
> for those legacy packages that are included in the Mathematica
>   distribution. Similarly for StandardPackagesPalette[\"ExtraPackages
> \"]. ";
> 
> 
> StandardPackagesPalette[
>    root : "Packages" | "LegacyPackages" | "ExtraPackages"] :=
> 
>   Module[{directories, context, packageFiles, packageData, toMenuData,
>      menuData, menus},
> 
>    context[dir_] :=
> 
>     StringReplace[
>      dir, {DirectoryName[dir] -> "", $PathnameSeparator -> ""}];
> 
>    packageFiles[dir_] :=
>     DeleteCases[StringDrop[
>       StringReplace[#, DirectoryName[#] -> ""] & /@
>        FileNames[{"*.m"}, {dir}],
>       -2],
>      "PacletInfo" | "Usage", \[Infinity]];
> 
>    directories = FileNames[{"*"},
>      {ToFileName[{$InstallationDirectory, "AddOns", root}]}];
> 
>    directories = Select[directories, FileType[#] === Directory &];
> 
>    packageData = {context[#], packageFiles[#]} & /@ directories;
> 
>    packageData = DeleteCases[packageData, {_, {}}];
> 
>    toMenuData[{cont_, files_}] :=
> 
>     With[{topContext = cont <> "`"},
> 
>      {cont, # :> Quiet[Needs[topContext <> # <> "`"]] & /@ files}
>      ];
> 
>    menuData = toMenuData /@ packageData;
> 
>    menus = ActionMenu[Sequence @@ #,
>        BaseStyle -> {FontSize -> 10, FontFamily -> "Helvetica"},
>        FieldSize -> 12,
>        Background -> Blue] & /@ menuData;
> 
> 
>    CreatePalette[
>     Column[Flatten[{
>        Button["Close", NotebookClose[ButtonNotebook[]],
>         BaseStyle -> {FontSize -> 10, FontFamily -> "Helvetica",
>           FontColor -> RGBColor[.4, 0, 0]}, Appearance -> "Palette"],
>        menus}]],
>     WindowSize -> {All, 350},
>     WindowElements -> {"VerticalScrollBar", "StatusArea"},
>     WindowTitle -> "Load " <> root,
>     WindowMargins -> {{Automatic, 10}, {Automatic, 5}}]
> 
>    ];
> 
> StandardPackagesPalette[] := StandardPackagesPalette["Packages"];

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