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Workbench fails to run on OSX. Reports “Front end could not be launched.”

I've just installed Workbench 2.0 and I am trying to use it with Mathematica 10. Following the examples in the help I created the sample Test project. When I hit run it does the following. ...
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Cannot step into code in Wolfram Workbench [closed]

I have written a set of functions in a .m file in Mathematica 9.0 using Workbench 2.0. When I right-click the .nb and click Debug as Mathematica, The .m file loads and successfully initializes. ...
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How to import Mathematica folders into Workbench

I have been working with Mathematica for a while and have accumulated a number of folders (not in Workbench project form), each with a few files such as a .nb file, maybe a .m file, and their products ...
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Documentation build failed with Workbench

I'm starting to use Wolfram Workbench 2 to develop a Mathematica package. For the first time I tried "Documentation - Build" under the "Application Tools" but got fatal errors: BUILD FAILED ...
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Wolfram Workbench 2.0 on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty

I'm trying to install Wolfram Workbench on Xubuntu 14.04 but the apptication doesn't start. Knowing that WWb is a 32 bit application, I installed the i386 requrements: ...
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Control which frontend session/kernel the Workbench gets attached to

(I am new to Workbench) I have 2 or 3 Mathematica frontend sessions open with a few of them running some long-running codes. When I try to open/edit a code in Workbench, I see that it sometimes it ...
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Opening notebooks from Workbench on Mac OS X?

I recently switched from Windows 7 to Mac OS X 10.9.2 for Mathematica development, and have set up Mathematica 9.0.2 and Wolfram Workbench 2 (running under Eclipse Kepler). Most everything works ...
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workbench: how to update JRE to 1.7 [closed]

Is there a way to do that within Workbench? I do not wish to install the whole Java development kit on the machine just the libraries that come bundled with Workbench. Note, this is not about ...
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workbench: how to see values of global variables during debugging

Consdier the following package ...
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workbench: how to extract a piece of code into a function

For example assume that the following code is given f[x_, y_]:= Block[{a, b}, a = Sin[x]; b = Cos[y]; c = a + b ] and I want to change it ...
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Mathematica Workbench - when to expect an update? [closed]

I'm considering getting Mathematica Workbench 2. Looking at the videos on Workbench 2 and on "Profiling Mathematica code" @ 01:09 I see the current version nr 2 dates back to at least oktober 3 2007 ...
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Profiler calls function without providing true arguments

I found Profile[] in the Mathematica workbench does not run on my function. To investigate, I provided a simple function, ...
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Find Definition (F3) doesn't work within workspace or referenced projects

For a single project in Workbench, the "Find Definition" feature (F3, when a function name is selected) takes you to the place where the function was defined, see documentation. According to this ...
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Workflow in the Mathematica and Workbench IDE

After visiting one of the Wolfram presentations, I started writing code for my number theory research project in Mathematica because I found it to be faster than Sage. I downloaded Workbench and ...
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Auto line breaks in workbench

I have been using Mathematica for a while and thought of using Worbench to structure my project better. However, moving my code from .nb-files to .m-files in a Workbench project does not really work, ...
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Guide and tutorials links not working with imported project in Workbench

I am experiencing the following problem in WB 2.0 for windows. I import a project in WB. The project has symbol, guide and tutorial pages. When I click on a link to a symbol page, I am promptly sent ...
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Running unit tests while debug session is running in Workbench

Is it possible to run unit test while a debug session is already open in Wolfram Workbench 2.0? A typical use case follows: I have a debug in Workbench session open. I evaluate some cells in a ...
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Trouble with links to symbol pages generated by Wolfram Workbench

I am having some troubles with documentation generated by wolfram workbench. When i try to open symbol page created with workbench by pressing F1 I get a search page instead of my symbol page. When I ...
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Getting serious about Mathematica programming

I'm at a point in my Mathematica journey where I need to be a little bit more strategic about my coding. Presently, I have a bunch of notebook files organized using the filesystem of the OS and ...
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Creating cross-version compatible documentation with Workbench

Wolfram Workbench allows you to create documentation for your own packages that is similar to the build-in documentation center. Integrating this type of documentation with the documentation center is ...
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HTML documentation build issue with Wolfram Workbench 2 and MMA 9

Using the Wolfram Workbench 2 (and Mathematica 9) to build HTML documentation for a package I am developing, I am ending up with HTML pages that contain a lot of text elements that look like this: ...
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Workbench install 64-bit on Windows 7

I have downloaded the Workbench 2.0.0 zip file and followed the install new software -> add -> archive steps to install the workbench plugin. After that, the Workbench core and webMathematica tools ...
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When is the output of examples in function documentation rasterized?

Upon building documentation in Workbench, Workbench sometimes converts the output of examples on function pages into rasterized images, and sometimes not. Does anybody know what controls this ...
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Recommended settings for git when using with Mathematica projects?

Background I'm relatively new to git — currently overseeing an offshore .NET-based development project on GitHub within a private business account, but little experience beyond that. I'd like to set ...
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Creating documentation for sub-packages in Workbench

I'd like to create proper documentation for a package of mine, and Workbench in principle provides the tools to do this. However, I've split my package into multiple sub-packages (because I found it ...
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Error trying to open a notebook in Wolfram Workbench [duplicate]

I recently set up Mathematica 9.0.1 on a new computer, along with x64 Eclipse Indigo with JRE 1.7, and the Wolfram Workbench 2 plug-in. Something is amiss, because when I try to do any sort of task ...
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Working in a team in Workbench

Imagine the following scenario: user A is developing a project with documentation in workbench. She wants to share her (unfinished) work with a small group (4-5) of users (B,C,D,E) , so that all ...
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How to migrate or export projects with Workbench

Imagine the following scenario: user A is developing a project with documentation in workbench. She wants to give her (unfinished) work to user B , so that user B can continue work on the project and ...
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Workbench error message: LinkObject::linkv: Argument Null in Null is not a valid LinkObject

From time to time I get this error message when I save my .m file in Wolfram Workbench: LinkObject::linkv: Argument Null in Null is not a valid LinkObject I can't really figure out what causes this ...
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Wolfram Workbench problem with JLink

I'm working on Wolfram Workbench 2.0 and I'm creating a JLink Application project. Below there is the code: ...
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Command completion in Wolfram Workbench 2 vs command completion in Mathematica 9

I don't have access to Workbench 2, but I tried a trial version of Mathematica 9. On reading about the features of Workbench 2, I found that it also supports code completion. I am looking forward to ...
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How to completely reinstall Wolfram Workbench on linux

I've messed up my Ubuntu install, I've changed some pathnames I shouldn't have (don't know which ones exactly though), and after that Wolfram Workbench was not launching anymore. I uninstalled it by ...
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Collapse matching brackets [duplicate]

Well I'm not sure this is a good question for this site, but after reading the FAQ section it appears to be OK, so ... The question is related to the interface and not to computation difficulties. ...
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How to enter arrows in Notation function?

It is not clear, what symbol is used in Notation function description for arrows? How to enter it in textual mode within Workbench? Here: ...
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Installing Android ADT and Aptana studio plugins into Workbench

My question is a dual to this one. I use Workbench 2.0, but I am now interested in developing some Android Apps and Html projects. In order to do that, I need to install Android ADT and Aptana ...
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How to install the Wolfram Workbench plugin into Eclipse Kepler?

Trying to install the Wolfram Workbench plugin into Ecplipse Juno fails. How is it possible to install in into Eclipse Kepler ?
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Value of $BaseDirectory within Ant script?

I'm using an ant script to install my application from the Workbench (as suggested in this answer). In past I've used two ways of specifying the destination for the build: Hard-coded directory, like ...
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Wolfram Workbench - how to rename local variables

I'm refactoring some old code. I used really short names for local variables, which I'm coming to regret. Is there an easy way to rename local variables in scope using Wolfram workbench? Here is an ...
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Wolfram workbench syntax highlighting for local variables inside compile

Lately I've been working quite a lot with Compile. I also started using Wolfram Workbench. So a natural question arises: Is it possible to have syntax ...
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Associating symbol pages with symbols (Workbench)

Normally when you have symbol Abc, WorkBench creates a symbol page named Abc. Then when you make a build, type Abc and then press the F1 key, you are sent to the Abc symbol page. Suppose however ...
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How to work with Application Project files in Wolfram Workbench?

I have figured out that in a basic project I simply have to call the main package (m file) from the notebook using <<nameofmfile` and then the notebook ...
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Improving the source-code indentation in Wolfram Workbench

One thing that I like about the more recent versions of the Mathematica front-end is that I think it does a good job indenting code. The language's functional nature, in my experience, leads to a lot ...
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How can I access documentation from the Workbench?

In Mathematica there is a hot key for searching words (that your cursor is within or adjacent to) in the documentation center, is there a way to do this from the Workbench instead of having to first ...
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Profiling from Mathematica

I've always wished I could do some profiling like you get in Wolfram Workbench, but directly from Mathematica, without using or having Workbench. If it is possible, how can I do it?
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How can I dynamically get a file whenever it is saved in Workbench?

I want to get a file once and only once at the start of a coding session. Then, whenever I save the file in the Wolfram Workbench, have it be gotten automatically. How can I construct such a utility?
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Using citations with Workbench

I have written a tutorial (.nb file) for a package using Workbench. In the tutorial there are some citations created with the recently introduced citation management system. They are simply numbered ...
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Searching Notebooks for String Patterns using Workbench v2

The Workbench webpage describing new features in version 2 lists the ability to "Search notebook documents with the Mathematica pattern search utility" under the heading Mathematica Front End ...
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Where does Workbench deploy to?

After a few months pause, I am using Workbench again and I cannot determine where is WB sending (deploying) my built package. WB does not ask for a destination folder, so I guess it must use some ...
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Incremental build in Workbench 2 Is it possible?

I am developing a package which currently has 129 symbols and 13 tutorials. Each time I run a build WB takes about 11 minutes to build the documentation files. Each time I make a small change in just ...
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MUnit test debug breakpoints in Workbench not working

When I create a breakpoint in Workbench 2 for an MUnit test, and run a debug build, the breakpoints are not breaking execution. The MUnit output is updated like a normal run without breakpoints. Why ...