Re: Re: How to bring up specific doc page programmatically?
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- Subject: [mg114461] Re: Re: How to bring up specific doc page programmatically?
- From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
- Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 21:50:04 -0500 (EST)
The syntax is wrong -- as the string argument to NotebookOpen, you want a URL type expression. Thus: NotebookOpen["paclet://ref/List"] On 12/4/2010 6:16 AM, 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. > > "Should"? If I had a dime for every time that Mathematica refuses > to do what it "should" do (based on my understanding of it), I'd > be a lot richer than Wolfram! :) > > 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 > > (FWIW, the expression you posted evaluates to $Failed and beeps > when I run it.) > > ~kj > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305