• $NewSymbol is a global variable which, if set, is applied to the name and context of each new symbol that Mathematica creates.
• The name and context of the symbol are given as strings.
• $NewSymbol is applied before the symbol is actually created. If the action of $NewSymbol causes the symbol to be created, perhaps in a different context, then the symbol as created will be the one used.
is applied even if a symbol has already been created with a Stub
attribute by DeclarePackage
is not applied to symbols automatically created by scoping constructs such as Module
• New in Version 2.