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Topic: Attaching a notebook to a message
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Bill Rowe

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Re: Attaching a notebook to a message
Posted: Jan 7, 2013 12:35 AM
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On 1/5/13 at 2:20 AM, dave@removedbailey.co.uk (David Bailey) wrote:

>I suddenly realised that there is (probably) a way to attach a
>notebook to a message here! The trick is to compress the expression
>which is the notebook:


>Compress[NotebookGet[nb]]

>For example:

<example snipped>

>Since Compress only uses printable ASCII characters, hopefully if
>you paste the above string into a notebook and perform:


>string//Uncompress//NotebookPut

>This is really a test to discover if this survives the posting
>process!


This is a rather intriguing idea. I am not sure how useful it
will ultimately be. But it does work rather nicely.





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