Questions tagged [paclets]

Mathematica package distribution format. Includes using and understanding the paclet manager, creating, distributing, and customizing paclets, and functionality that creates or uses paclets.

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Fork/Pull Request ResourceFunction?

Wolfram is so rapidly evolving its extension technologies, that it's hard to figure out how to meaningfully contribute to the community. Over the years we've seen: Applications, Packages/Paclets and ...
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What are the best resources for paclet development?

With the release of 13, Wolfram seems to have become more committed to deploying for users the tools needed for paclet development. I am interested creating paclets now, rather than packages. I have ...
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How to build a custom documentation page without creating a paclet or using Wolfram Workbench?

One of the new features about Wolfram Mathematica 13 that I am very excited about is the ability to create custom documentation. I want to start documentation for the following areas: my own custom ...
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WTC2021 Iterators Paclet download

At WTC2021 Roman Maeder gave a presentation about Iterators. In the presentation notebook it is mentioned that the code / paclet (Iterators-0.9.paclet) is provided as part of the presentation ...
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How to Develop Paclets in Workbench Considering the Recent Changes in PacletInfo.wl Format and Supporting Functions?

WRI Technical Support [CASE:4868964] Preamble So far I am using Wolfram Workbench (i.e., a plugin to the Eclipse IDE) to develop packages collecting often used Wolfram Language functionality. For ...
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How to customize the default download location for Paclets

Whenever Mathematica downloads resource data from its server it automatically gets stored in the C: drive of my Windows computer. Is there a way I can control and customize the default download ...
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Unable to uninstall an older CUDAResource paclet

I am trying to uninstall an older version of CUDAResource but cannot do so. Any ideas please? Is there a manual way to do so? ...
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Setting Directory for Paclet Deploy (Creation)

In the sample code below, I am trying to set the location for Paclet creation. The desired path is: C:\Users\colin\Desktop\Packages The "Packages" folder exists as I am able to archive ...
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A function failes and a message appears only on Raspbery Pi OS

I met a message such that, Get::noopen: Cannot open /home/pi/.Mathematica/Paclets/Repository/Interpreter-1.3.140.0/Kernel/32Bit/Interpreter.mx when I call the '...
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Problem with Rubi` and paclets in Version 12.1?

A recent Quora post on computing an integral used the Integral Calculator, the interface and display of which I found somewhat impressive. So I thought that I'd try the same computation in Rubi so as ...
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Appending a method to the Classify Function

Recently i created a color scheme and appended this to the relevant DataPaclet ...
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How to set up own paclet server?

With the paclet management framework made public in v12.1, I am eager to automate package distribution and update via paclets over the net. Stephen Wolfram mentioned in this post about v12.1 that they ...
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Toolbars/Docked cells in paclets (global or stylesheet related)

I'm looking for an efficient way to define and set toolbars/docked cells for paclets. I know about TextResources folder, but it seems that one needs to put there definitions in terms of box ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts in paclets?

I’m trying to add simple keyboard shortcuts (together with menu item) to my paclet through FrontEndExecute which works fine in notebook, but as soon as I put it into my paclet and import it the menu ...
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How to share stylesheets (with a preview)?

I have never understood how to easily generate an image preview for a given stylesheet. I also am unclear on how to easily share one. So I'm looking for an implementation or good 3rd party solution ...
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Installing Paclets in Mathematica online?

Is there a way to install custom packages in Mathematica online? IE, following instructions to install Carl Woll's https://github.com/carlwoll/TensorSimplify, I get "The PacletManager application is ...
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How to provide latest paclet version

I've made a package available on github, which can be installed with ...
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Install Function from "Wolfram Research Server" Offline

I recently used Mathematica's IntegerName function, but upon calling it for the first time, I was surprised to be greeted by a message reading: "Installing data ...
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CUDADeviceCount is 0 on Mathematica 11.3 and Paclet 11.3.82

I am Normi. I am using Mathematica 11.3 and trying to use CUDA Kernel on Windows 10. My Graphic Cards NVIDIA Tesla K20c (it is not in the list of supported GPU. But it has Tesla K20 in the list) ...
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How to enforce priority on custom directory over paclets default repository

As explained in $Path hijacked by PacletManager? loading packages from custom directories may not be so intuitive. Not to mention absolute lack of documentation of interaction between ...
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Mathematica 11.3 keeps crashing on initializing Kernel

I have been using a licenced mathematica, provided by my research institute, for a while. Weeks ago it happened to me that at the startup of my mathematica (while initializing Kernel), mathematica ...
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Import Converter as a Paclet

In short, I have a package that can load a proprietary device file-format. The underlying reading code is written in Java, packed into .jar, and in a Mathematica ...
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Weather Data from Wolfram repository: The example from Help doesn't work

From the WeatherDatahelp: ...
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Robust packages installation and updating on Cloud

Questions: What is an idiomatic way to upload/install a paclet in own Wolfram Cloud account? What is an idiomatic way to update/overwrite existing paclet? It is not tough but: PacletManager works ...
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How to obtain list of Installed Packages loadable by Get (<<)

When Get["MyPackage`"] is executed, Mathematica looks for a package in $UserBaseDirectory/Applications, and it does, it will ...
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BugTracker in Mathematica paclet

I've been dealing with bugs in a very ad hoc fashion, mostly hitting them as they come or trying to write a note in my code to deal with them. As my codebase has broken the 50000 loc mark I find it's ...
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What is a Full Function Paclet?

Following the steps in this Wolfram Community post by Emerson Willard adds a new checkbox option to the New Application Project Wizard in Workbench (10.1.822) for "Full Function Paclet". Question: ...
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Creating Paclet with Workbench

I've followed Emerson Willard's guide to creating a paclet with Workbench but am stuck on the step "Build your project and documentation as usual and then create your Paclet file and deploy." I hit ...
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Multipart package creation, development and maintenance [closed]

I am a physics major. I focus on theoretical and mathematical physics. After spending some time with Mathematica I found that it is not straightforward to create separate files for logically distinct ...
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Best practices for using the Testing Framework

I am looking for best practices and recommended workflows for using the Testing Framework. For example, lets say I am developing a Mathematica package for other users, it is hosted on GitHub and I ...
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Package documentation separately from code

Mathematica documentation is heavy duty stuff. Of the 7.75GB my Mac says Mathematica 11.3 takes up, 5.46 of that is documentation. So when I write my own packages I don't want to do what WRI did and ...
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Get[..., Path-> {...}] does not shield against paclets directories

Let's create a test package/paclet in a standard $UserBaseDirectory/Applications: ...
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Improving paclet formatting

Cross posted on Wolfram Community For such an increasingly relevant data type the Paclet has a particularly useless formatted form. Can we do better? In ...
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Finding paclets on a server

If I'm given a paclet server, "http://paclet.serv.er/" how can I determine what paclets are on it to install? E.g. how could I find all of the ...
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Building a convenient package distribution system

The PacletManager is nice, but it's not really a low-effort system to work with. Installing a package can be made pretty easy, but only if the location from which ...
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Startup error Part::partw

When I started mathematica, this message popped up. Part::partw: Part 5 of PacletManager`Utils`Private`$taskData[2] does not exist. Does anyone know what this is?...
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Paclet server down?

out and unable to connect to the paclet server and Mathematica asking me to log in. Is very annoying and gets worse. Do other users also have this problem?
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How can I set up a local paclet server? (easy package sharing via shared DropBox)

I want to set up a local paclet server (i.e. on my own machine, not the web), how can I do this? Sample Reason My very numerous group of very real friends like to work on very real projects together. ...
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How can I use GitHub as a paclet server?

I want to use GitHub as a paclet server, but this fails: ...
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Install paclets into $BaseDirectory on multi-user system

PacletInstall will install paclets into the $UserBaseDirectory by default. How can we install them in ...
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How to remove a paclet downloaded from Wolfram Research Server?

How can I remove a paclet that was automatically downloaded when I used a function for the first time (i.e. NetChain)? I believe the download was faulty, ...
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Installing a Paclet from GitHub (or other non-paclet server site)

How can I install a package from GitHub as a paclet? Can such a process be formulated in general?
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Using DocumentationBuild and Transmogrify to generate web docs

I build my docs in Mathematica, rather than using Workbench and the DocumentationTools. But now I want to be able to build HTML versions of my docs. I knew Workbench (partially) supported this and ...
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How to get InstallR to download latest version of R?

I just ran InstallR and it installed an incredibly old version of R from year 2011. ...
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Google Drive API connection: (or how can I build a service connection to an OAuth2 service?)

From here I know how to build a a basic service connection. And that's fine in simple authentication cases but how do I do this for OAuth services? Even more specifically, how can I do this for ...
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Creating a custom web API ServiceConnection

Can I build a custom API service connection that links into the standard framework? I know there are paclets that seem to implement this. How are they structured and how can I write my own?
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Custom curated data function for multiple datasets

I have a bunch of curated data that I can't practically distribute as a single curated function, but I don't really want to pass it around as a bunch of paclets as it's really all just one big dataset....
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Hosting a curated data function / server in Google Drive

I want to make a curated data function, but I have no good place to store the paclets. Per the pricing page I only get: And that's really not enough to host all of my data plus give me room to do ...
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Automating documentation generation

Outside of kernel symbols Mathematica provides access to lots of usage info, e.g. DownValues, Options, ...
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Can I build my own curated data function?

I love the huge curated datasets, but they don't cover everything. I have my own huge dataset which is too much to distribute as an EntityStore so is there a way to ...
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