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Re: Encode and Get

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  • Subject: [mg126158] Re: Encode and Get
  • From: David Bailey <dave at>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:32:44 -0400 (EDT)
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On 20/04/2012 12:44, Michael B. Heaney wrote:
> hi,
> i wrote a notebook, and then encoded it using
> Encode["plaintext.nb", "codetext.nb", "password"].
> i then tried decoding it using
> Get["codetext.nb", "password"].
> The decoded notebook does not look like the original notebook, and will no
> longer run.
> what is wrong?
> thanks,
> Michael
Encode is meant to run on package files (.m) - not notebooks. An encoded 
..m file can't be decoded as such, but can be read into Mathematica, 
where it can execute.

I hope you have a backup of your original notebook, because I think it 
is lost.

David Bailey

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