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HelpTools[Database]

  

Add

  

add help database to the list of used databases

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

Add(path)

Parameters

path

-

string or a list of strings; path to an existing help database or directory with databases

Description

• 

The Add(path) command adds help database denoted by path to the list of currently used databases. If path is a directory, then all databases are added.

Examples

withHelpTools:withDatabase:

Create help database in home folder that will be accessible after restart

dirStringTools:-Joinkernelopts'homedir',maple,toolbox,UserHelp,lib,kernelopts'dirsep'

dir:=C:\Users\jsmith\maple\toolbox\UserHelp\lib

(1)

ifnotFileTools:-ExistsdirthenFileTools:-MakeDirectorydir,'recurse'=trueend if:

hdbCreatedir

C:\Users\jsmith\maple\toolbox\UserHelp\lib\maple.help

(2)

Add new help database to the list of active databases

Addhdb

C:\Program Files\Maple 2016\lib\maple.help

(3)

Compatibility

• 

The HelpTools[Database][Add] command was introduced in Maple 18.

• 

For more information on Maple 18 changes, see Updates in Maple 18.

See Also

HelpTools[Database][Create]

HelpTools[Database][GetActive]

HelpTools[Database][Remove]

 


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