Re: Problem using init.m to create notebook in front end
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- Subject: [mg15865] Re: Problem using init.m to create notebook in front end
- From: "Dale Horton" <daleh>
- Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 18:40:26 -0500 (EST)
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Robert Lawrence wrote in message <7952nk$kb5 at smc.vnet.net>...
>I have created a stylesheet named "RL01 stylesheet.nb" and have placed
>it in the ...\FrontEnd\StyleSheets directory.
>If, in an open notebook, I execute the command
>NotebookCreate[StyleDefinitions->"RL01 stylesheet.nb"], a new, untitled
>notebook is created using the specified stylesheet.
>I would like the front end, upon startup, to automatically do the same
>thing. I.e., I would like the default notebook -- the one that
>appears when the front end is opened upon loading Mathematica -- to be
>a notebook that uses the specified stylesheet.
>Toward this end, I have inserted the command
>NotebookCreate[StyleDefinitions->"RL01 stylesheet.nb"] in my init.m
>file. However, this does not have the desired effect; I just get the
>standard default untitled notebook upon startup. (My init.m file is
>clearly functioning, since all other commands in the file are being
>I am puzzled as to why this command works when executed from within an
>existing open notebook, yet seems to have no effect in the init.m file.
>I am aware that I can use the Option Inspector to achieve a somewhat
>similar result, but I would like to do this through the init.m file
>I am running Mathematica 3.0 under Windows 95.
>Any advice would be appreciated.
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