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Re: Where do I put my own add-on packages?
I suggest that you create a folder in your home directory called Mathematica. Then, in the applications folder, ctrl-click the Mathematica icon and select Show Package Contents. You'll see five more folders. Open Configuration, then Kernel, then init.m. Add SetDirectory["Mathematica"]; $Path=Append[$Path,"Mathematica"]; at the bottom of the cell and Save. That's the way I do it. j On 16/4/06 07:29, in article e1so7c$8cq$1 at smc.vnet.net, "AES" <siegman at stanford.edu> wrote: > In Mathematica 5.1 on a single-user Mac iBook running OS 10.3.9, where's > the best place to store my own add-on packages, where they'll still be > find after the next upgrade? (Using "Find" in the Finder doesn't seem > to find any folders labelled "AddOns" or even "Packages".) > > [And after some kind soul tells me where they should go, I'm assuming > that I can put each of the different "myPackage02.nb" and > "myPackage02.m" notebooks that I create in a separate folder named > "myPackage02", and put each of the folders in that place . . .?] >