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I would like to obtain the display of several outputs from a procedure.

Sorry for this question which should be quiet simple but I didn't manage to solve my issue. By the past, I always wanted to obtain only one output from a procedure.

I put attached a example of procedure which calculates x^2 and x^3 for a given value of x.

With my procedure, I didn't obtain the display of the output calculating the square value.

How can I display all the outputs of a procedure ?

Thank you for your help


I have .mla. package and I would like to create the source code associated to this package.

In the past, you have also help me to obtain the source code of procedure of the module.

Here the post where Carl Love has helped me :

How can I do to create the complete source code of package directly ?

Is there a direct way enabling to not have to read one procedure by one procedure but to obtain the code source for all the package ?

Thank you for your help




In the creation of package wrapping some procedures, may you tell me the differences between using a table or a module so as to wrap the procedures ?

In my case, it seems to me that table is more convenient since I can create with table packages while keeping my program with a structure of section, subsection, ...

But, I'm a beginner in the use of packages. Consequently, I'm very interested in your opinions on this question.

Thanks a lot for your help


In a mechanical model, I would like to use the letter Psi. However, when I use it, i have a small issue with some index which disappear.

Here the code I put at the beginning of my worksheet to be able to use the Psi letter

constants:= ({constants} minus {Psi})[]:
`evalf/Psi`:= proc() end proc:
`evalf/constant/Psi`:= proc() end proc:

With the following code,


I obtain the following result:


The index with Psi has disappear.

However, if i use the code:


I obtain the following result:

There is no problem of index with PSI.

Do you have a idea why the index has disappeared ? How can I do to use the Psi letter with a index ?

PS: the code associated attached here:

Thank you for your help


I would like to symbolically determine the rank of a jacobian matrix. In the help, I have seen that the Rank function of the LinearAlgebra can be used for this purpose. However, when I use this function, the function doesn't allow to find the different singularities that can occur on my jacobian matrix.

Here a exemple of a jacobian matrix that I obtain on a slidercrank mechanism:

Phi := Matrix(2, 3, {(1, 1) = -l1*sin(theta(t)), (1, 2) = -1, (1, 3) = l2*cos(beta(t)), (2, 1) = l1*cos(theta(t)), (2, 2) = 0, (2, 3) = l2*sin(beta(t))})

The rank of this jaobian (Phi) gives 2 whatever the values of theta(t) and beta(t). However, if the values of  theta(t) and beta(t) are :theta(t)=Pi/2,beta(t)=0. The rank shouldn't be 2 but 1.

Is a way to obtain the symbolic calculation of the rank of a jacobian matrix which can distinguish different cases following the values of the parameters ? In others words, my dream will be to have a Rank function (or another algorithm) which can gives :
the rank is 2 if theta(t) different of Pi/2 [Pi] and beta(t)=0 [Pi] 
and otherwise 1 if ...
and perhaps 0 if ...

Thanks a lot for your help.

I let a piece of code with an example of calculation of the rank

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