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Run encoded package code through .NET/Link?

An earlier question of mine, Prevent package from being opened in a notebook interface, never received an answer, but Albert Retey's comments did lead me to an entirely different solution. To secure ...
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ParallelTable Works in Regular Notebook but Gives Error When Packaged

Consider the following: ...
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Problem with loading my custom package [duplicate]

I've been having quite a bit of trouble loading a package I wrote. I've followed the suggestions on related questions on this site, as well as on Mathematica's own pages, and still nothing has worked. ...
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Loading Statistics`Library`

I need to use a number of functions from theStatistics`Library` namespace. Since that is a bit of a mouthful I would like to import it, but I get errors: ...
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ContextPath and autocompletion with subpackages

I'm developing a larger package which includes several subpackages. My problem is, that I can't introduce the symbols in the subpackages to the autocompletion by loading the main package, but by ...
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Package for representation of groups (group theory)

I wanted to know if there is a package which allows to compute representations of a group like the definition representation, adjoint and so on (for example the Pauli matrix for $SU(2)$ if I specify ...
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How to protect functions in a Mathematica Package?

I'm writing a Mathematica Package with many functions, but only two can be seen/public. I have: ...
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relative directory paths within a mathematica package/what directory does a mathematica package see as local? [duplicate]

I have a package that gets loaded in many notebooks I use, with Import[pathToLibraryDirectory<> "toolkit.m"]; This toolkit in turn loads some Excel ...
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How to hide global variables in package?

in the package I'm writing I have a list of global variables which should not be visible from a notebook. Here's an extract of the package: ...
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How to input pure function to package?

I would like to input a pure function into a custom written package, but am running into a variety of errors. The package I have created is as follows: ...
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Needs, Get and << [duplicate]

I think I read somewhere that Needs is the recommended way to import dependencies, but I usually see << used in examples. ...
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Functional derivatives in Feynman Path Integral [duplicate]

Is there any package that can simplify functional derivatives in path integrals? For instance the expression (integrate over, $x,y,z,u,v,r,s$): ...
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Where to download the MathWorld package?

I was trying to run some notebook I downloaded from MathWorld, but lots of them need << MathWorld`Curves` I tried to google it , only to find this, but ...
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Result about Context is inconsistent with the description of “Power Programming with Mathematica”

x = 5; temp`x = 6; Begin["temp`"] {x, Global`x, temp`x} The result in my Mathematica session is {5,5,6}, but it's ...
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How to find out what files are touched when Get is called?

Is there a way to capture all package files touched whenever a package is called via Get, Needs, ...
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Is there any Robotic Package in Mathematica?

Is there any Package in Mathematica that deals with Robotics and their application?
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Error When Creating Package

I am trying to make my own package based on the code from this Question. The following is the code from that page: ...
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Changing package content in batch

I would like to know if it's safe to do batch operations in a list of package files, applying a function like this: ...
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How to pass rules to packages [duplicate]

EDIT: After helpful comment from @Mr.Wizard I added the working implementation below for future reference. I wrote a module that does something with variables provided in form of a rule. It works ...
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Problem with Creating Mathematica Package

Currently I am working on creating the package on Mathematica version 9 on Windows 7. Here is my code as follows: ...
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Mathematica Library

I created a Mathematica packagr and then I used the Needs function to add the library to my .nb file, but when use a function in my .nb file and the function is built in my library it comes up with ...
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How to exit a package gracefully in the middle?

How to exit a package in the middle, for example, ...
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Can't find where to download VEST package for Mathematica

In the Internet I have found the article about the VEST package for abstract vector calculus simplification in Mathematica. http://arxiv.org/abs/1309.2561 However, I can not find any reference for ...
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Feynrules -> FeynArts issue

When I try to use model files generated by FeynRules in FeynArts, I always get errors of this form Coupling definition in ...
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What is available for editing Mathematica source code with Emacs?

I can find several Emacs libraries for Mathematica, but I'm not aware of a clear favourite, a definitive list, or of a library which is actively maintained and developed. None of these appear to be in ...
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updating code from 5.0 to 9.0

I am updating a code from a 5.0 version to a 9.0 version. I am speaking about "Advanced visual quantum mechanics". There is a package with this code: ` ...
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How to update package?

when I use `<< PhysicalConstants`` I get the message like :General::obspkg: PhysicalConstants is outdated... see the Compatibility Guide for more infomation... The question is how to update it? ...
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Caching data in Mathematica package

Consider the following: m=Quantity[1,"meter"] If I run the package, it will return 1m But when I load the package, the ...
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How do I put my packages into Dropbox

I don't want to necessarily put my packages in Mathematica's $UserBaseDirectory, which is on my local hard drive. Can I somehow tell Mathematica to look for ...
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how to load packages on local computer when using remote kernels

I usually works remotely using kernels on our hpc and front-end on my local laptop. This enable me do relatively large computation within my laptop(IP address of my laptop may change frequently). But ...
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Is there a way to find out who is importing a package?

After calling some functions, if I look into $ContextPath, I can see that JLink` is in there. Is there a way to find out what ...
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FeynRules Package

Does any one use the FeynRules package? If so, how can I implement a vertex of one Gluon and two octet scalars? I tried ...
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Should I end all definitions from packages with semicolon?

I noticed that if I open a .m file in Mathematica and click on the Run Package button, all the ...
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Debugging the context of a Package

I am working on a package of functions that complement the NeuralNetworks` package that Wolfram provides. I am having a problem with the following code, which is ...
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Problem enabling PlotLegends in Mathematica 8.0

I am trying to make a legend for a simple plot in Mathematica 8, but does not seem to recognise the command PlotLegends. I declared beforehand ...
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Does anyone have experience with performing symbolic regression using Mathematica?

I understand that there is at least one Mathematica package, DataModeler commercially available for symbolic regression. I'm seeking any observations with this or any other similar tool. I'm ...
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FindSelectedFunction for packages - how to make it work?

The Mathematica help menu contains an entry Find Selected Function (Cmd+Shift+F on OSX). If you are working with say Transpose and want to look up its reference ...
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Missing some packages?

I am trying to use a program written by someone else. When I run the program, I am supposed to get a number as a result, however, what I got is some complicated result with "InterpolatingFunction" ...
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Namespaces in Mathematica

In many programming languages one can define a namespace with namespace abc How can the similar be done in Mathematica? The ...
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Generate a Random Polygon

Does some package exist with a function that takes a parameter $n$ and generates a random 2D $n$-sided simple polygon (convex or non-convex), possibly within a certain bounding box? It does not ...
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How to make a filled Ellipsoid?

I want to make a filled Ellipsoid, but it seems Filling options doesn't work in Graphics ...
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Is there a TwoColoring function of Graph object?

The following code shows the GraphUtilities package makes a problem for Graph object. I want to use a ...
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How to unprotect GeneratingFunction

I'm trying to add custom downvalues for GeneratingFunction, and to do so I thought I just had to Unprotect it. However, that ...
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Package for interacting with the AR.Drone by Todd Gayley?

Anyone in possesion of the package develop by Todd Gayley to interact with the AR.Drone? Haven't been able to find it anywhere... Referring to this video: ...
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How to use SuperLog by loading SMLE.m

I am researching a software reliability model that has many parameters that need to be estimated. I want to use a maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) to estimate those parameters. After I searched ...
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How to suppress automatically generated header in packages?

At the top of the .m file which is automatically generated from initialization cells in a notebook there appears a header: ...
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Lie algebras packages (with E6, F4 & alii … included)

I am looking for an add-on that deals seriously with computations inside exceptional Lie algebras (and obviously classical ones ...): I want at least all standard basic data concerning them & ...
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Summa package problem

I need to use the features of the Summa package but it doesn't work in Mathematica 9. It gives the error Cannot open Utilities`FilterOptions` My question is: ...
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How do I create a package from an existing notebook?

I have a notebook containing some functions, for example: f[x_] := 2*x g[x_] := x^2 Now I would like to convert this notebook to a package, ...
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Why is a function I defined in a package not visible when I load the package? [duplicate]

I made a package containing some functions in the following way. ...