i am new to mathematica, and i am trying to run a notebook as batch job(i will elaborate on this later). According to the documentation, running mathematica from command line using the -script parameter will run as batch job. it also mentions .wl files but i dont know how to create them.

this is what i have in the notebook:


as you can see, other than the first i have added some sample plots. when i run this from cmd (i am on windows 10), i run it this way:

C:> "C:\Program Files\Wolfram Research\Mathematica\12.0\math.exe" -script "C:\Users\user\Desktop\Mathematica\final.nb"

and i get only text, and nothing else (no cloud link also). but, if i run it from notebook -> evaluate notebook, i see everything rendered and also i get the cloud link. if needed, i can split the single file to several different files.

so, my questions are:

  1. how to write a simple .wl file (or .m as i understood) to call the different files to execute them in the wl script (if i understood the concept of batch execution in mathematica)?
  2. how to print out also the cloud link when calling it from cli?
  3. probably a stupid question, but: should the cloud link be available when running it from cli?
  • $\begingroup$ Copy your code as simple text and paste it in a text file (say script.wl). Then execute it in a command line with wolframscript -f script.wl $\endgroup$
    – Fortsaint
    Jan 7, 2020 at 14:24
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    $\begingroup$ In Mathematica "File / Save As..." and select "Wolfram Language Package (*.wl). $\endgroup$ Jan 7, 2020 at 14:28
  • $\begingroup$ Ok, that is the first point. Will it print out the cloud link when running it from cmd? I am currently not in front of my desk to try this out. $\endgroup$ Jan 7, 2020 at 15:36


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