is a global variable that gives the current context.
- Contexts are specified by strings of the form "name`".
- $Context is modified by Begin, BeginPackage, End and EndPackage.
- $Context is a rough analog for Wolfram Language symbols of the current working directory for files in many operating systems.
Basic Examples (1)
Give the current context. The default is "Global`":
New symbols created will have this context by default: