Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg83032] Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?*From*: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>*Date*: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 06:08:09 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Stanford University*References*: <fgen3e$flh$1@smc.vnet.net> <fgs7k8$3gb$1@smc.vnet.net>

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

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>