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Re: $UserDirectory

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  • Subject: [mg18941] Re: $UserDirectory
  • From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh at>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 01:33:38 -0400
  • Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
  • References: <7ni6c6$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On 26 Jul 1999, Peter Buttgereit wrote:

> I would like to have my Mathematica 3.0 User Directory (containing 
> password and add-on packages) on a NT 4SP5 System put into my personal
> folder.
> Currently, I have found no way to tell Mathematica not to use
> %NT system drive%\Mathematica\3.0\...
> Any suggestions?

On Windows systems, this preference may be altered by setting the
environment variable MATHEMATICA_PREFERENCES.  This is documented in the
Getting Started guide.

P.J. Hinton
Mathematica Programming Group           paulh at
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.

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