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Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?
In article <fgs7k8$3gb$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote: > David Reiss wrote: > > Actually, in Version 6+ the answer is no. > > > > The initialization cells are saved, and some other classes of cells > > are contained as comments with special information that allows them to > > still be viewed when the .m file opened in Mathematica. > > > > Try it out and then open the .m file in a text editor to see this... > > Can you give an example? Before I replied, I tried it with a notebook > that only had input cells and text cells. Only the initialization input > cells were saved. > > Szabolcs Or better, after developing and testing in notebook form a lengthy module that I want to convert to package form, I'd like to have a specific set of instructions on how to: * Convert the notebook to a package * Save/install the package [To where? And how?] * Save/preserve the notebook also [Where? And how?] so that I can when needed, edit or modify the original notebook and repeat the process. The problem is not so much "how to write a package"; it's finding, all in one place, the above specific instructions on how to manage it