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Merging documentation from Workbench with handed-coded package

On the one hand, I have been writing my package (directly into the .m file) separately using the standard Mathematica front-end. My source .m files and the init.m files have the appropriate folder ...
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$Path hijacked by PacletManager?

Summary: Since Mathematica version 6, the PacletManager seems to have engineered an escalating hijack of the $Path variable. Add-on packages need to have a ...
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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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Renaming projects in Wolfram Workbench

I write my whole package by using Mathematica front end, and I am currently in the process of writing the documentation using Workbench. I'm about 50% done, but realized I need to change the name of ...
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Problem with loading a Jar file in Workbench

I'm trying to load a Jar file in a Workbench project using (after importing "JLink`" in the package declaration): ReinstallJava[ClassPath->"pathToMyJar"]]; In ...
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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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Plotting/Visualization in Workbench?

I would like to ask a question with Mathematica Workbench. The workbench is based on Eclipse. Of course, it would have no problem to add breakpoints and debug, but I wonder if it is possible to ...
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How do I set up initialization code for Wolfram Workbench MUnit tests?

Say I have a couple of tests like the following: ...
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Wolfram Workbench autocomplettition

Suppose I have some project in Wolfram Workbench. In some packages need DatabaseLink`. I write it in this way: ...
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Path must include /TypeSystemLoader.m?

I have encountered a number of odd issues using the Wolfram Workbench 3.0 Debugger. Whenever I try to step into a Switch[] statement, I get the following error message: "Problem Occurred - Debug ...
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How to make DocumentationTools palette useable?

I am writing the documentation for my package using Wolfram Workbench 2. But when I open DocumentationTools under Palettes, I get this unpolished piece of junk: The top half is a total waste of ...
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Problems running Mathematica 10 with Workbench 2 Windows 7 64 bit

My Workbench runs perfectly using Mathematica 9, however simple things which run just using the Mathematica 10 front end won't run when using Mathematica 10 and Workbench 2. These simple two lines of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Managing formatted usage messages in Wolfram Workbench

We have numerous packages (defined in .m files) that we maintain and develop in WolframWorkbench (2.0), and in those packages, we use the traditional method of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - Mathematica Development Alternatives

Are there any alternatives (IDE or other workflow) to Wolfram Workbench for development and debugging? Elaboration: An open source alternative.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...