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Re: Re-virginating Manipulates?

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  • Subject: [mg114300] Re: Re-virginating Manipulates?
  • From: Herman Kuun <oomkoos1 at>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 04:05:13 -0500 (EST)

One suggestion:-

Remove["`*"]; demo_a   (* Cell one *)

Remove["`*"]; demo_b (* Cell two *)

Remove["`*"]; demo_last (* Cell last *)


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 1:06 PM, AES <siegman at> wrote:

> Let's define the label "virgin" for a Mathematica notebook as referring
> to the condition and content of a notebook file that's been opened for
> the first time, had some cells typed into it, maybe been Saved, but none
> of its cells have ever been executed.
> How can one re-virginate such a notebook (and also the currently
> running Mathematica app and kernel, if necessary) after any (or all) of
> the cells in this notebook have been executed one or more times --
> especially if the notebook contains one or more Manipulates?
> [If you want more detail, the objective is to code a number of
> (potentially multi-cell) "demos" -- call them demo_a, demo_b, ... --
> each of which contains a Manipulate, and all of which are totally
> independent of each other (no transfer of info between different demos
> needed or wanted); and then be able to jump around randomly amongst
> these demos, executing or re-executing them, and getting identical
> results each time a given demo is executed, regardless of what's
> happened before it is selected and executed.
> Each demo is, preferably, a separate notebook (a separate file),  or
> multiple demos could be cascaded in a single notebook, in the form
>      <<Header cell>>
>      demo_a
>      <<Header cell>>
>      demo_b
>      <<Header cell>>
>      demo_c
>      <<Header cell>>
> What initial cells does each demo_x need to make that demo execute as a
> virgin demo when jumped to?]

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