Re: How to bring up specific doc page programmatically?
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- Subject: [mg114472] Re: How to bring up specific doc page programmatically?
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 21:52:05 -0500 (EST)
On 12/4/10 at 6:16 AM, no.email at please.post (kj) wrote: >In <idagaa$jqh$1 at smc.vnet.net> Patrick Scheibe ><pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de> writes: >>and since these are all notebooks, something like >>NotebookOpen["paclet:ref/List"] >>should work too. >I've learned that when working with Mathematica, one always, always, >always has to "do the experiment". Deductive reasoning doesn't go >very far with it. It is the height of irony that, despite the name >"Mathematica", working with it remains very much an *experimental* >science. :D Yes, there is a lot of truth to your comment above. >(FWIW, the expression you posted evaluates to $Failed and beeps when >I run it.) But on my system, pasting NotebookOpen["paclet:ref/List"] into a new cell and executing it causes the documentation page for List to be displayed in a new window. In:= $Version Out= 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (November 6, 2010)