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Re: file question


dimitris wrote:
> Hello.
> 
> I have a simple question
> 
> Suppose the following
> 
> OpenWrite["file1.dat"]
> OutputStream["file1.dat", 6]
> 
> Do[WriteString["file1.dat", i, "    ", i^3, "\n"], {i, 1, 8}];
> Close["file1.dat"]
> "file1.dat"
> 
> The created file is saved in the following directory
> 
> Directory[]
> "C:\\Program Files\\Wolfram Research\\Mathematica\\5.2"
> 
> How can I save a file created in this way in another directory
> e.g. in
> 
> $BaseDirectory
> "C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Mathematica"
> 
> Thanks.
> 
Hi Dimitris,

Among few other things, you can write the path where the file should be 
located within the file name. For instance,

fileName = "C:\\Temp\\file1.dat";
channel = OpenWrite[fileName];
WriteString[channel, "expr1", "expr2"];
Close[channel];

Regards,
Jean-Marc


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