# How do I insert a piece of code in Mathematica?

In Fortran, I can use include "file" to insert a piece of code. Is there a similar method in Mathematica?

• Have a look at the docs on packages. – b.gates.you.know.what Dec 27 '12 at 13:45
• @b.gatessucks I think that should be an answer... – acl Dec 27 '12 at 14:43
• @acl Can't do it right now, please do go ahead. – b.gates.you.know.what Dec 27 '12 at 17:12

Put your external code snippet into a file toInclude.m, for example with the content

Plot[Sin[x],{x,0,Pi}]


Now in the "parent" notebook (assuming it's in the same directory as the code snippet), execute the command

Import["toInclude.m"]


or

<< "toInclude.m"


and you're done. Here are the references for << (Get) and Import.