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Re: Where do I put my own add-on packages?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg65885] Re: Where do I put my own add-on packages?
  • From: "Solomon, Joshua" <J.A.Solomon at city.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 01:33:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <e1so7c$8cq$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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 . . .?]
> 


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