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Re: finding package in ExtraPackages`Enhancements`

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  • Subject: [mg54086] Re: [mg54065] finding package in ExtraPackages`Enhancements`
  • From: "Igor C. Antonio" <igora at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:46:23 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <200502091427.JAA02776@smc.vnet.net>
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Murray,

That's because $UserBaseDirectory\ExtraPackages\Enchancements is not a 
directory that Mathematica searches through (it's not defined in $Path).

You should place it in a directory within
$UserBaseDirectory\Applications\

ie:

$UserBaseDirectory\Applications\Enhancements

Igor C. Antonio
Wolfram Research, Inc.
www.wolfram.com

Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> Various packages suggest they should be installed in subdirectories of 
> ExtraPackages.  For example, Ersek's RootSearch.m, is to be installed in 
> subdirectory Enhancements of ExtraPackages.
> 
> I keep all such 3rd party add-ons in a directory tree separate from the 
> Mathematica install directory tree.  Namely, in a directory to which 
> $UserBaseDirectory points.  Thus, RootSearch.m is in directory:
> 
>    ToFileName[{$UserBaseDirectory, "ExtraPackages", "Enhancements"}]
> 
> Yet still a command such as
> 
>    <<Enhancements`RootSearch`
> 
> or
> 
>    Needs["Enhancements`RootSearch`"]
> 
> fails to find its target.
> 
> How can I make this work?
> 
> Platform: Mathematica 5.1 for Windows (XP).
> 


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