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type/protected

check for a protected name

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

type(x, protected)

Parameters

x

-

any expression

Description

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The call type(x, protected) checks to see if the expression x is a name of type protected. It returns true if x is a protected name, and false otherwise.

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Protection is used to prevent names from being modified by the user. Most of the Maple systems names are protected by default.

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Names can be protected with the function protect; and protection can be removed with unprotect.

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The set of protected names in Maple can be computed with select(type, {unames(), anames(anything)}, protected).

Examples

typesin,protected

true

(1)

typelhs,protected

true

(2)

typef,protected

false

(3)

protectf

typef,protected

true

(4)

See Also

protect

type

 


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