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I have created a package file like this, in "/path/to/lib/tools.m":


columnVectorQ::usage = "columnVectorQ[v] returns True if v is a list of length-1, rank-1 tensors.";


columnVectorQ[v_]:= VectorQ[v,(TensorRank[#]==1 && Length[#]==1)& ];


Now in my notebook, I do this:



Now I am able to USE columnVectorQ[{{1},{2},{3}}, for example... but I am unable to autocomplete columnVectorQ. I can only autocomplete tools`columnVectorQ.

Is there a way to make the contents of my package visible to the autocomplete system, so I don't need to prefix package symbols with the name of the package?

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closed as off-topic by Nasser, Yves Klett, ubpdqn, ciao, Sjoerd C. de Vries Jul 7 '14 at 9:04

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Works for me, 9.x Windows... –  ciao Jul 7 '14 at 5:31
Hm. Not working here,, OS X 10.9.3. :/ –  billc Jul 7 '14 at 5:33
it also works on windows 7, V 9.01 screen shot !Mathematica graphics –  Nasser Jul 7 '14 at 5:55
Okay ... after restart it works as expected. So I must have gotten into some glitched state. Thanks folks ... I'm somewhat new to Mathematica, so in cases like this am not sure when I should expect things to work as expected, and when I should expect otherwise. –  billc Jul 7 '14 at 6:16
This question appears to be off-topic because the problem cannot be reproduced and was solved by a restart. –  Yves Klett Jul 7 '14 at 7:15

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Answering to accept & mark closed. Apparently I was in some screwy state. My issue does not appear to be a real, reproducible issue.

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argg. I can't accept my own answer for two days. :/ –  billc Jul 7 '14 at 6:20

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