Re: Sidebar Tools
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- Subject: [mg100414] Re: [mg100336] Sidebar Tools
- From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
- Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 01:09:21 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I moved the SidebarAutoload from the Autoload subdirectory of
$UserBaseDirectory (= $BaseDirectory) into the Autoload directory of
$InstallationDirectory\SystemFiles and restarted Mathematica 7.0.1 with
a clean cache.
Now NONE of the Sidebar menu additions appear!
Yuri Kandrashkin wrote:
> I have just checked the version I have put on web.
> The is no problem with the configuration on my PC with OS Windows.
> I am not sure but it seems that Mathematica loads the configuration file twice.
> May be this is because of $BaseDirectory and $UserBaseDirectory are the same.
> Can you put the autoloading files into the Mathematica installation directory?
> 2009/6/2, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>:
>> Something's wrong with the Sidebar configuration: After I extract the
>> Sidebar subdirectory of the Sidebar main directory to Applications and
>> then extract the SidebarAutoload subdirectory to the Autoload
>> directory, I now get each Sidebar menu entry appearing twice:
>> - in the Help menu, the three entries Sidebar, Inform, TOC
>> - in the Edit menu, Copy to Stack
>> - in Evaluation menu, Kernel Quit Command
>> This is with Mathematica 7.0.1.
>> The extracted Sidebar directories are in $UserBaseDirectory, as
>> instructed in Installation.nb. However, $UserBaseDirectory has the
>> same value as $BaseDirectory. (This is on a single-user Windows
>> system, where I utterly refuse to store user-specific Mathematica
>> files under C:\Documents and Settings, since the latter is on the same
>> partition as the OS (a madness that only Bill Gates can explain).
>> How can this be fixed?
>> (From time to time I've seen similar issues with StyleSheets,
>> Palettes, and even the legacy HelpBrower, where duplicate entries
>> would appear. The bug with StyleSheets and Palettes seems to have
>> been fixed as of Mathematica 6.x or 7.x, but the corresponding bug
>> with the legacy HelpBrowser persists.)
>> > I have updated the package Sidebar`.
>> > It includes several interactive tools to control, to navigate, and to
>> > trace notebook changes.
>> > Main properties of Sidebar` palettes include:
>> > - Navigation between the arbitrary selected places in the notebooks
>> > - Automatic preserving of the notebook modified cells
>> > - Notebook clearing, backuping etc.
>> > - Generation of the active table of contents (TOC)
>> > - Work with the group of choosen sections/subsections of the notebook
>> > (selection, evaluation, hiding, revealing)
>> > - Clipboard stack
>> > - Symbol information window
>> > - Tracing graphics coordinates and the evaluation time
>> > - Easy access to special notebooks (ToDo, Memo, Code)
>> > - Few more functions, like comparing of two cells of the notebook,
>> > locking/unlocking etc
>> > It works OK for me but it is still experimental.
>> > Please be careful when you start to use it!
>> > The package link
>> > http://sites.google.com/site/qstate/
>> > Sincerely,
>> > Yuri Kandrashkin
>> Murray Eisenberg Internet: murray at math.umass.edu
>> Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Voice: 413-545-2859 (W)
>> University of Massachusetts 413-549-1020 (H)
>> Amherst, MA 01003 Fax: 413-545-1801
Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu
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University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W)
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