Re: reading in a file?!?
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg8839] Re: [mg8789] reading in a file?!?
- From: seanross at worldnet.att.net
- Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 02:40:05 -0400
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
Oh...maybe I AM John Keats after all! wrote: > > Hello all, > > I'm running mma 3.0 on my home pc. I used notepad to edit a file on the > desktop, called program: > > ar_size = 20 > alpha = 1 > etc...... > > and tried: > << c:\windows\desktop\program > << c:\\windows\\desktop\\program > << c:\windows\desktop\program.txt > << c:\\windows\\desktop\\program.txt > > to run the file, but nothing worked. what's the correct way to read in > this file? > > thanks! > > pete > > -- > Never critisize a man till you've walked a mile in his shoes. That way, > you'll be a mile away from him and have his shoes as well. > -=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=-+-+-=><=- > Do you hate spam? Join the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email > (CAUCE) at http://www.cauce.org. Actions speak louder than words. Join Today! > I BOYCOTT ANY COMPANY THAT USES MASS ADVERTISING ON THE INTERNET I think you need quotes around the path name. To determine which is the correct form, try "c:\\windows\\desktop\\program.txt" [shift-enter] and see if it returns the form you expected.