Re: notebook directory

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg61670] Re: [mg61666] notebook directory*From*: Jeff Bryant <jeffb at wolfram.com>*Date*: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 01:28:04 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200510250107.VAA16884@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You can use the following to specify that the working directory is the same as your saved notebook: SetDirectory[ToFileName[("FileName"/.NotebookInformation[EvaluationNotebook[]])[[1]]]]; I use this all the time to set the working directory to the same directory as the notebook I'm working in. -Jeff Hannes Kessler wrote: > Dear mathematica-experts, > > its a typical situation that I want to analyze some data files in the > same directory where the mathematica-notebook is located. > Is there a possibility to open the notebook and set the current working > directory in a different way than issuing a manual > SetDirectory["...\specific_directory"] command? > > Ideally, there should be some something like a state variable > $NotebookDirectory one could refer to. > > Best regards, > Hannes Kessler

**References**:**notebook directory***From:*"Hannes Kessler" <HannesKessler@hushmail.com>