Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?
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- Subject: [mg82968] Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?
- From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
- Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 05:02:34 -0500 (EST)
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magma wrote: > On Nov 3, 9:42 am, Szabolcs <szhor... at gmail.com> wrote: >> On Nov 2, 9:28 am, "aaronhirshb... at yahoo.com" >> >> <aaronhirshb... at yahoo.com> wrote: >>> I am asking this because I want to know if I need to save my notebook >>> and my package in CVS, or only my package? >>> Aaron Hirshberg >> If you are using an auto-save package, then no, you can't get back the >> notebook from the .m file. You can look into the .m file (it is just >> a plain-text file, and the front end (or notebooks) are not needed to >> edit it), and see that it contains less information than the notebook. > > What exactly gets lost when going from Notebook to package? > I believe only the Initialization cells are transferred to the > package, everything else is lost. > Am I correct? AFAIK, yes. Szabolcs