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loadPackage -- load a package

Synopsis

Description

The file PACKAGENAME.m2 should be on the load path and should contain a package named PACKAGENAME.

If the variable notify is set to true, then an informational message is displayed after the file is loaded.

i1 : notify = true

o1 = true
i2 : loadPackage "FirstPackage"
--database not present: /home/dan/src/M2/M2/BUILD/dan/builds.tmp/ubuntu1804-release-1.12/usr-dist/x86_64-Linux-Ubuntu-18.04/lib/Macaulay2/FirstPackage/cache/rawdocumentation-dcba-8.db
--beginDocumentation: reading the rest of /home/dan/src/M2/M2/Macaulay2/packages/FirstPackage.m2
--package "FirstPackage" loaded
--loaded /home/dan/src/M2/M2/Macaulay2/packages/FirstPackage.m2

o2 = FirstPackage

o2 : Package

See also

Ways to use loadPackage :