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Re: Clearing all variables and definitions: i.e. "resetting" mathematica

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  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 02:32:04 -0400 (EDT)
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On 10/7/12 at 1:31 AM, dmaxwarren at gmail.com (dr DanW) wrote:

>There are caveats to using CleanSlate in your init.m file in version
>6+ since the Paclet manager gets loaded after init.m.  Put the line:

>DeclarePackage["Utilities`CleanSlate`",{"CleanSlate"}];

>in your init.m, and put the line

>CleanSlate[Verbose->False];

>at the top of your notebooks.  DeclarePackage tees up the package to
>be loaded but it is not actually loaded until CleanSlate is
>evaluated in your notebook, which occurs after Paclet manager is
>installed.  This way, Paclet manager does not get wiped out by
>CleanSlate and you do not have ugly kernel crashes when opening Doc
>Center.  I lost a lot of work because of this until I figured out
>this fix.

An alternative would be to force loading of the Paclet manager.
That is at the end of my init.m file I have

<<PacletManager`;
<<Utilities`CleanSlate`;
SetOptions[CleanSlate,Verbose->False];

This way I don't need to add anything to the top of a notebook
when I start a session.




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