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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. ...
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Errors when using ParallelTable inside a package

I'm developing a package that contains a function that requires evaluation of an expensive Table, so I use ParallelTable ...
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Does one need to be careful about loading multiple (many) contexts or packages in the same session?

I have a number of large pieces of precomputed data which I am considering putting into individual packages in order to load them (via DeclarePackage) and unload ...
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Mathematica .m file can not open in Ubuntu

My operating system is Ubuntu. I add some new .m file to /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/9.0/AddOns/Packages/ and then call for it in Mathematica, but failed with the message Get::noopen: "Cannot open ...
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Command line execution of Mathematica notebooks and conversion to .m

Sometimes one may want to execute a notebook via the command line (for example to run it remotely). As far as I know it's not possible to run notebooks directly, but ...
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Package relative file path specification

I have some packages inside a folder (named Packs) that is in the same file level of some executed package. ...
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CDF with numerous independent manipulate objects

I have been working on my senior project that involves the creation of a CDF with multiple Manipulateexpressions. I need to protect my code so I have been trying to ...
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How to transform a DumpSaved .mx file to .m file conveniently?

I have many DumpSave-d .mx files under a directory. They are generated under Linux. The .mx ...
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How can a package use a variable of a notebook?

I have defined a function g in a package. It is: g[x_]:=x/.t->3 Now I work in notebook with the command: ...
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Can't load LevelScheme package

My problem is that I can not load the LevelScheme Package. I am using Mathematica 8. I downloaded and unzipped the folder from this website. I saved it in the ...
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Automatization of SyntaxInformation and argx?

Does anybody have a good way to automate the setting of SyntaxInformation for any custom function? I have a ton of functions for which I want to set SyntaxInformation, and doing it by hand seems a ...
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VariationalD giving the wrong solution?

EDIT: As pointed out in the comments, VariationalD gives a variational derivative (which I don't want), not a derivative with respect to a function (i.e. ...
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Creating event handler with ImplementJavaInterface inside a package

I am trying to make my Mathematica function to serve as an event handler for the events generated by a Java object. Specifically, I have a Java object that connects as a client to a server that ...
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Plotting ErrorBars with a different style

I would like to plot the error bars of ErrorListPlot with a different style than the points. I know of ErrorBarFunction, but ...