Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?
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- Subject: [mg83085] Re: Can you get a package back to a notebook easily?
- From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
- Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 03:40:12 -0500 (EST)
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On Nov 8, 6:17 am, John Fultz <jfu... at wolfram.com> wrote: > On Wed, 7 Nov 2007 06:29:53 -0500 (EST), Szabolcs Horv=E1t 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. > Ah! So that's the reason why what I wrote earlier about non initialization cells appearing in comments for a auto-saved package wasn't behaving as I remembered it. I had thought it was a dream that I had that somehow entered my reality. No, just a change in going from 6.0.0 to 6.0.1. --David --David A WorkLife FrameWork E x t e n d i n g MATHEMATICA's Reach... http://scientificarts.com/worklife/ > > Szabolcs > > It depends upon the method of saving. Auto-saved packages do not include > non-initialization cells (they did in 6.0.0, actually, but that was corrected > later). But working with the package editor (File->New->Package) or using Save > As for the Package file type will preserve other cells in comments. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfu... at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc.