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Namespace Management
Mathematica supports dynamic hierarchical namespace management, fully integrated into the Mathematica language. Mathematica's symbolic programming paradigm allows a unique level of programmability and control in namespace management.
$Context default context for creating new symbols
$ContextPath list of additional contexts to search for symbols
BeginPackage, EndPackage set up contexts for a package
Begin, End reset default contexts
Needs import definitions for a context
$Packages list of loaded packages
SystemInformation give information including package and context status
Namespaces in Notebooks
CellContext default context for a cell or cells
Notebook's Default Context default context for a notebook
Module localize symbol names
Names list symbols within a context
Remove completely remove symbol names
System`  ▪ Global`  ▪ $CellContext`  ▪ ...