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Re: Two Notebooks Open at the Same Time

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  • Subject: [mg97551] Re: [mg97490] Two Notebooks Open at the Same Time
  • From: Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 18:19:13 -0500 (EST)
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Thanks David,

The reason I ask is that very often when I'm working on one problem, I  
come up with some scripts that I want to save to use later, but I need  
to change them slightly and document them right away because the  
chances of me doing it later are pretty slim.


On Sat, Mar 14, 2009, at 8:11 AM, David Park wrote:

> That is a very interesting question.
> Starting with Version 6 the Help page notebooks have their own  
> internal
> context and don't interfere with notebooks in the Global` context. So
> perhaps it ought to be able to have a notebook set its own context.  
> But I
> have no idea how to do this and I hope your question will elicit  
> some useful
> responses from WRI or some expert.
> David Park
> djmpark at
> From: Gregory Lypny [mailto:gregory.lypny at]
> Hello everyone,
> Is it possible to have more than one notebook active at a time, that
> is, so that the variables of one do not conflict with variables in
> another whose names are the same.  I notice that when I open a
> Mathematica 7 notebook, under the Evaluation menu, the Default Kernel
> is local, the Notebook's Kernel is local, and the Notebook's Default
> Context is global.  Do I need to change anything?
> Regards,
> 	Gregory

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