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Re: Saving Packages

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  • Subject: [mg86850] Re: Saving Packages
  • From: Jerry <Jer75811 at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 01:03:17 -0500 (EST)
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alexxx.magni at gmail.com wrote:
> Thanks for the answers, everybody.
> I googled this group in the past posts for info on package management,
> but didnt find so much info - I'll have to dig deeper.
> 
> Your answers were of course right: setting the cells as init cells did
> the right thing.
> 
> Yet I'd like to explain better what is my larger problem is:
> to break down a big project in pieces, it is correct then to save big
> chunks of code definitions as packages?
> I'm asking because I'd like to still keep on modifying those packages,
> as in a standard notebook. But opening the .m file brings up a
> different interface, which although it seems useful (drop down boxes
> with Functions and Sections - I'd like to have them in the notebook!)
> it's not so clear to me if I'm losing something present in the
> notebook interface.
> 
> What I'm doing now, thanks to your answers, is to work in the .nb
> file, modify it as needed, select all cells and set them to init, and
> save as .m file. Correct?
> 


Sir, I am very curious: what would you then do with the .m 
file?
What use does it have?



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