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Re: Command to get a notebook's directory?

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  • Subject: [mg22978] Re: [mg22927] Command to get a notebook's directory?
  • From: "Jordan Rosenthal" <jr at ece.gatech.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 14:44:46 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
  • References: <8ck0rd$g59@smc.vnet.net>
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Adalbert/John,

Thanks to both of you for your reply.   Between the time I wrote my message
and the time you replied I also (after quite a bit of time!) came up with
the following

  ToFileName[ NotebookDirectory /. Options[$FrontEnd,
NotebookDirectory][[1]] ]

Since you both used the NotebookInformation[] function, I am wondering if
there is any reason my approach may be buggy.  Is there any hidden problems
in doing it my way?

Thanks,

Jordan

"Adalbert Hanssen" <hanssen at zeiss.de> wrote in message
news:8ck0rd$g59 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi,
>
> according to [mg20941], the solution is
>
> ToFileName[First["FileName" /.
>                   NotebookInformation[EvaluationNotebook[]]
>                 ] /. $RootDirectory->""
>           ]
>
> greetings
>
> Adalbert
>




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