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Re: Comments on online documentation

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  • Subject: [mg90847] Re: [mg90821] Comments on online documentation
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 04:21:12 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200807251016.GAA12088@smc.vnet.net>

On 25 Jul 2008, at 12:16, AES wrote:

>
> On 25 Jul 2008, at 12:16, AES wrote:
>
>> --But no: GridBox takes you to its MS age, but GridLine takes you  
>> to an
>> MSR page.  And Plot takes you to an MS -- but "plot" takes you to  
>> an MSR.
>

Because there is no built in command GridLine, so Mathematica can't  
take you to its MS page, for the very good reason that there isn't one  
(because GridLine is not a Mathematica built in function). GridLines  
takes you to its MS page. For exactly the same reason "plot" can't  
take you to an MS page because one does not exist. There is one for  
Plot, Plot3D, ListPlot etc. They are built-in functions.

One has to use a little logic even when it is only Mathematica's  
documentation one is dealing with. Mathematica itself needs more than  
that.

Andrzej Kozlowski




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