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Re: SetDirectory[ ] for Folders on the Mac Desktop?
On 9 Aug 2000, AES wrote: > How can I SetDiretory[ ] to a folder that's on my Macintosh desktop? > > SetDirectory["myHardDisk:someHardDiskFolder"] works fine. > > SetDirectory["myHardDisk:someDesktopFolder"] doesn't. > > Neither does SetDirectory["myHardDisk:Desktop:someDesktopFolder"]. > > Using the Mac "Get Info" command on someHardDiskFolder or > someDesktopFolder seems to give the same form for either one, i.e. it > doesn't show any explicit "Desktop" aspect in the file path for the > latter case. The path to a folder on the Desktop for a given volume is written as: <volume name>:Desktop Folder:<folder name> The space between "Desktop" and "Folder" is mandatory. -- P.J. Hinton User Interface Programmer paulh at wolfram.com Wolfram Research, Inc. Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.