BeginPackage

BeginPackage["context`"]

makes context` and System` the only active contexts.

BeginPackage["context`",{"need1`","need2`",}]

calls Needs on the needi.

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Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Commands to define a simple package:

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The context for symbol creation has been changed to square`:

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The context path for symbol lookup includes square`:

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Here are the commands defining the function in the package:

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Restore the context, but leave square` on the context path for symbol lookup:

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Since EndPackage leaves square`square on the context path, the function defined is visible:

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Get the square of 12:

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Scope  (1)

See Also

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Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
(1.0)