- Each context is specified by a string of the form .
- The elements of $ContextPath are tested in order to try to find a context containing a particular symbol.
- $ContextPath is modified by BeginPackage and EndPackage.
- $ContextPath is a rough analog for Wolfram Language symbols of the "search path" for files in many operating systems.
It is created in the context given by $Context:
Introduced in 1988