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Re: addons in Mathematica 6???

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  • Subject: [mg83488] Re: addons in Mathematica 6???
  • From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 03:00:54 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fhrs45$5lj$1@smc.vnet.net> <fhu8jh$7ot$1@smc.vnet.net>

hi David:

"David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net> wrote in message 
news:fhu8jh$7ot$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Use Menu, Help, Documentation Center. Towards the bottom right of the page
> you should see an Installed Add-Ons link. Click that and you should see 
> your
> packages.
>
> If you don't see your packages it is probably because you don't have them 
> in
> your private Mathematica/Applications folder. Evaluate $BaseDirectory or
> $UserBaseDirectory to find that folder and move the packages there.
>
> The new Documentation Center system generally suffers from Index pages 
> that
> are not dense enough. For a given grouping of commands they often show 
> only
> the most common ones and then the user has to click to another index page 
> to
> obtain a full list. WRI could organize the index pages to have more 
> Function
> links on them, perhaps making the more common ones slightly more 
> prominant.
>
> It would also be nice if the Documentation Center had an Index page for 
> all
> the standard packages that WRI supplies with Mathematica. And as long as 
> the
> old Help Browser is around it would be nice if the Help menu had an entry 
> to
> directly bring it up instead of having to detour through the Documentation
> Center.
>
> -- 
> David Park
> djmpark at comcast.net
> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/
>

I actually find Wolfram own index site very useful to find things.

http://reference.wolfram.com/alphaindex/A.html

It is amazing what one finds there by just looking at it. I usually brows 
the above site during one of my coffee breaks just for fun :)

Nasser 



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