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Re: LinkRead/LinkWrite to $ParentLink

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  • Subject: [mg16841] Re: LinkRead/LinkWrite to $ParentLink
  • From: paulh (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 21:35:19 -0500
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <7dptja$>
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In article <7dptja$dti at>, 
"David Bailey" <dave-bailey at> writes:

> There seem to be many goodies hidden in the LinkRead and LinkWrite of
> certain structures to $ParentLink (i.e. to the frontend). Is there a
> complete list of these available (preferably split into those that are
> guaranteed to remain stable and those that are liable to change in future
> versions!).
> I would like to read the menu structure from the frontend so that I can
> modify it and rturn it using the ResetMenusPacket structure.

See Ch. 56 of _The Beginner's Guide to Mathematica Version 3_, by Glynn
and Gray.  That contains an exhaustive list of front end commands, including
several which may not be supported in the future.  Beware those with a 
\[Wolf] dingbat.  Those are the unstable ones.

P.J. Hinton	
Mathematica Programming Group		paulh at
Wolfram Research, Inc.
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