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Re: Re-virginating Manipulates?

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  • Subject: [mg114353] Re: Re-virginating Manipulates?
  • From: Herman Kuun <oomkoos1 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 05:37:33 -0500 (EST)

Yep

> The ` (backquote) stands for global.

is ambiguous and should have read

The ` (backquote) refers to the global context.

and be more specific using

In[5] Remove["Global`*"]

instead of

In[5] Remove["`*"]

Looks like Remove["Global*`*"] could have been a problem.

Best
Herman




On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 9:11 AM, AES <siegman at stanford.edu> wrote:

> In article <id2eoi$da0$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
>  Herman Kuun <oomkoos1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The ` (backquote) stands for global.
> >
> > For instance to list all global symbols:-
> >
> > ?`*
> >
> > will do it.
> >
> > Best
>
> Thanks.
>
> But, I don't find this point made anywhere in the Context Help or
> Tutorial, and find it hard to believe it's fully true.  Look for example
> at the third paragraph in the Help for ` (which is interpreted as
> Context), and the immediately following example.
>
> These discussions all seem to (implicitly but very clearly) use ` as a
> _separator_  between cascaded contexts.
>
> For example, they contain examples including constructs like
> " Global` ".  Does that mean " Global Global " ??
>
> Or " a`b`c " -- does that mean "a Global b Global c  " ??
>
>


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