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Re: Re: Subject: Calling one notebook into another

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg52320] Re: [mg52319] Re: Subject: [mg52320] [mg52319] Calling one notebook into another
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 02:12:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200411220628.BAA14229@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
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Ah so! That's what Help says, actually.

Bobby

On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 01:28:57 -0500 (EST), Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net> wrote:

> On 11/21/04 at 8:14 PM, drbob at bigfoot.com (DrBob) wrote:
>
>> I tried your code in version 5.1, and it didn't like the
>> SetDirectory command:
>
>> SetDirectory["~/Desktop"];
>
>> SetDirectory::"cdir" Cannot set current directory to `1`.
>
>> Here's my home directory:
>
>> $HomeDirectory
>
>> C:\Documents and Settings\bobby
>
>> and here's a command that DOES work:
>
>> SetDirectory["C:\\Documents and Settings\\bobby\\Desktop"];
>
>> Is this a bug?
>
> I doubt it. On unix systems (including Mac OS X) the "~" character expands to be your home directory. I suspect Mathematica relies on the operating system to expand the "~" character in this manner. That would mean this would not work for users on Windows.
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