Re: How edit a saved palette?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg85256] Re: [mg85234] How edit a saved palette?*From*: "Yuri Kandrashkin" <spinalgebra at gmail.com>*Date*: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 03:15:57 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200802030435.XAA11375@smc.vnet.net>

2008/2/2, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>: > I have a palette somebody else wrote, which I want to edit. So I have > no "source code" notebook for it. I want to edit it, preferably in an > environment that understands Mathematica syntax. > > Obviously, just opening it in Mathematica won't do: it appears as a palette. > > I certainly don't want to edit it in some text editor, for that messes > up the cache and knows nothing about Mathematica syntax. > > And I don't see how to edit it in Wolfram Workbench: If I try to Import > it, no matter whether I specify Initialization cells or Input cells, I > seem to get nothing -- just a message about the nb file from which > (nothing!??) was imported. > > Recommendations? > > > Hi, Try the following steps: 1. Open palette 2. Evaluate the command Notebooks[] to find the index of notebook object 3. Let's 1 is its number. Then run Options@Notebooks[][[1]] to get palette options and NotebookPut[Take[NotebookGet@Notebooks[][[1]], 1]] to remove its options and get the rest as regular notebook. 4. Use shortcut Ctrl-E to read, copy and edit cells containing buttons or some other special features -- Sincerely, Yuri Kandrashkin, PhD http://spinalgebra.com - Mathematica based applications: - Magnetic Resonance with SpinAlgebra - Work with systems of Units - Interactive tools: ViewPoint selector, Options explorer, etc

**References**:**How edit a saved palette?***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>