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Re: Retrieving orphaned code

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  • Subject: [mg109080] Re: Retrieving orphaned code
  • From: John Jowett <john.m.jowett at>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 06:56:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hps1gg$6mk$>

Michael, One way is to evaluate


or, possibly,


which should display all information on the current definition. You
can then copy and paste what you need into a new input cell.

On Apr 11, 10:33 am, Michael Young <michaelcharlesyo... at>
> Hello,
> I seem to have accidentally 'orphaned' three functions i built .
> That is, the code is still active in memory, and the function name  
> shows in black and displays its intended data ; however, the file's  
> copies of the functions' source-code have been modified and recompiled 
> under different names, for different purposes .
> Is there a way to retrieve function source-code in Mathematica ?
> Michael

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