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Re: Help Browser

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  • Subject: [mg48537] Re: Help Browser
  • From: drbob at (Bobby R. Treat)
  • Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 04:50:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <c9k4he$fjs$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On my machine there are 24 BrowserCategories.m files, and ALL of them
are in the Documentation\English directory (depending on what
directories come before or after that in the path).

The one WRI means, I think, is the one in


"Bruce W. Colletti" <bcolletti at> wrote in message news:<c9k4he$fjs$1 at>...
> The reply below (by Bruce Miller, Wolfram Tech Support) will help those who
> want an easier Help Browser experience:  how to make the AddOns tab the
> default location when opening the Help Browser."
> As an aside, those who want to build their own help texts will like Bobby
> Treat's recent posting on that matter.  Check that out, too.
> Bruce
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <support at>
To: mathgroup at
> Subject: [mg48537] [TS 14312]--Re:[Phone 1495] Help Browser
> > To make AddOns the default category in the Help Browser, edit the file
> >        Documentation/English/BrowserCategories.m
> > and make the line
> > HelpDirectoryListing[{"AddOns"}, False],
> > the first one in the list of categories.   Save the file, open
>  Mathematica,
> >
> > go to Help menu - Rebuild Help Index. After the index is rebuilt,
> > AddOns should be the first (and default) category.

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