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System Operation & Setup

51 items

  • BrowserOpen

    Open a web browser with the given URL

  • ClipboardContent

    Get the contents of the clipboard as an expression

  • CreatePackageEventHandler

    Create an event handler that evaluates an expression when a package is loaded

  • DarkMode

    Restyle notebooks into dark mode

  • DirectoryBlock

    Temporarily change the current directory for an evaluation and ensure that it is restored when evaluation is completed

  • DirectorySize

    Find the total size of a directory

  • EnsureDirectory

    Ensure that a directory exists, no matter what

  • EnsureFilePath

    Create the parent directories necessary to fill out a given file path

  • ExportRotatingGIF

    Export 3D graphic objects as spinning animations in GIF format

  • FEMAddOnsInstall

    Install or update the finite element FEMAddOns paclet

  • FileQ

    Test if a file exists

  • FileSystemCompare

    Compare the contents of two directories

  • FindPythonExecutable

    Automatically attempt to find a Python executable on the current machine

  • GitHubInstall

    Find, download and install paclets from release assets of GitHub repositories

  • ImportOnce

    A version of Import which uses a cache of the result unless the source file has changed

  • KernelStatusGrid

    Display all named kernels that are currently defined, their current status, the process IDs of those that are running and some additional useful controls

  • LocalEvaluate

    Synchronously evaluate an expression in a separate kernel

  • MonitoredDownload

    Asynchronously download a file while dynamically showing the progress of the download

  • MonitorFolder

    Asynchronously monitor the contents of a folder for the appearance of new files

  • MoveMouse

    Move the mouse cursor to a specified location

  • NewWLSession

    Start a new Wolfram Language session

  • NotebookRelativePath

    Return the full path to a file relative to the current notebook

  • OpenStreamQ

    Test if a stream is open

  • Pacletize

    Create a paclet layout from a collection of files, symbols and contexts

  • ParallelMapMonitored

    Run ParallelMap showing a progress monitor

  • PiTopConnect

    Provide Wolfram Language based access to the pi-top Maker Architecture available for the pi-top^4

  • ProcessorInformation

    Retrieve information on available processors

  • ProcessRunningQ

    Check if a process, session or task is currently active

  • RegisterFormat

    Register an extension or MIME type for automatic detection in Import, Export, and FileFormat

  • RelativePath

    Create a file path relative to a given directory

  • ResetDirectoryStack

    Reset the value of Directory[] and DirectoryStack[]

  • RunAfterLoading

    Evaluate an expression when a package finishes loading

  • RunBeforeLoading

    Evaluate an expression when a package is first loaded

  • RunOnQuit

    Set an evaluation to run when the Wolfram Language kernel session is terminated

  • SaveAsString

    Quickly save an expression to a readable file

  • SaveReadableNotebook

    Save a notebook to a file that is formatted to maximize readability when viewing changes in version control systems

  • SessionInformation

    Get an association containing various session-related information

  • Spotlight

    Access the Spotlight feature in macOS from within the Wolfram Language

  • SystemShellRun

    Run a command on the current system shell

  • VersionOrder

    Compare two version numbers to determine their order

  • Win32AlignWindow

    Align a window to an edge of a screen

  • Win32HotkeyHandlerClear

    Remove an existing hotkey handler

  • Win32HotkeyHandlerSet

    Set up system hotkey handlers

  • Win32MoveWindow

    Move a window on a Windows machine

  • Win32WindowDimensions

    Get the width and height of a window

  • Win32WindowPosition

    Get the position of a window

  • Win32Windows

    Return the Window handles (HWNDs) of all windows

  • Win32WindowTitle

    Return the title of a window

  • Win32WindowToFront

    Bring a window to the foreground to ensure it is visible

  • WindowsSystemData

    Get information from the current Windows system about running processes, hardware, security settings and more

  • WolframMark

    Run the standard Wolfram Language benchmark