Mathematica Expressions in Files

Mathematica's symbolic architecture immediately defines a serializable representation for any Mathematica data or program—which can then readily be stored in a file.


Get (<<) — get Mathematica expressions from a file (.m or .mx file)

Put (>>), PutAppend (>>>) — put Mathematica expressions into a file

Needs declare a file or context to be needed, and loaded if necessary

FilePrint display the contents of a file

New ► Package (.m) create a package-style notebook

Save save variable and function definitions

DumpSave dump definitions into a binary file (.mx file)

Export ▪ Splice ▪ Encode ▪ ToExpression

InitializationCell cell to be evaluated automatically in a notebook

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