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Re: Fast Access to Installed Packages

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  • Subject: [mg98373] Re: Fast Access to Installed Packages
  • From: WetBlanket <Wyvern864 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 05:02:37 -0400 (EDT)
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On Apr 6, 4:03 am, "David Park" <djmp... at comcast.net> wrote:
> I like to have fast ways to access a package documentation. One thing that
> would be helpful is if the 'Add-Ons and Packages' and 'Standard Extra
> Packages' were actually on the drop down Help menu list so we didn't have to
> go through the documentation center or type in the package name. I would use
> these much more than most of the other items on the menu.  For example, why
> is 'Find Selected Function' on the menu list since we can do it much faster
> directly from a notebook?
>
> In lieu of that, I would like to put a command in a package such as
> 'PackageNameHelp' such that it it were evaluated it would bring up Version 6
> documentation.
>
> I know how to do it for Version 5 Help Browser documentation. One uses:
>
> PacletManager`Package`helpBrowserLookup["packagename"];
>
> But I don't know how to write such a statement for Version 6 documentation.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> David Park
>
> djmp... at comcast.net
>
>  <http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark>http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/ 

I can't help, but I sure do agree with you about getting to Add-On
packages.  I have already suggested a faster way to Wolfram over a
year ago.

Gary


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