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Topic: Begginer's question: Saving a function for later use
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Re: Begginer's question: Saving a function for later use
Posted: Sep 11, 2012 2:54 AM
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Hi Pedro,

You can save your notebook which contains this function as a .m file then
whenever you want call this function, you just type Get["*.m"] or << *.m
in your working notebook.

Or, you can save it as a notebook and use opennotebook function in your
working notebook.

Hope this helps.

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 10:05 AM, <pedro.roberto@campus.ul.pt> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm just getting started on Mathematica and trying to define a function
> for later use. The function is just:
> test[x_]:=x^2
> While I don't close mathematica, I can use the function on my notebooks
> but when I close it, the function disappers, I tried to save a .m file with
> it but It didn't work. What do I do?
> Thanks for time,
> Pedro

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