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Re: Re: init.m of FrontEnd in M5.2

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  • Subject: [mg69521] Re: [mg69470] Re: [mg69428] init.m of FrontEnd in M5.2
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 06:57:05 -0400 (EDT)
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In the Option Inspector, at global scope, set the VersionedPreferences 
option to True.


John Fultz
jfultz at
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 04:02:55 -0400 (EDT), Markus Huber wrote:
> No, not on my system (Win XP). By sheer accident I found it in my user
> directory \application data\Mathematica\FrontEnd (I hope this is the
> correct path on English systems; on German ones it is
> Anwendungsdaten\Mathematica\FrontEnd).
> Unfortunately it appears that M42-M52 use the same file. Can I somehow
> change this and assign different files for different versions?
> Regards,
> Markus
> Owen, HL (Hywel) wrote:
>> For 5.2: C:\Program Files\Wolfram
>> Research\Mathematica\5.2\Configuration\Kernel
>> and for older versions it's often C:\Program Files\Common Files\...
>> Hywel
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Markus Huber [mailto:mhla at]
To: mathgroup at
>>> Subject: [mg69521] [mg69470] [mg69428] init.m of FrontEnd in M5.2
>>> Where does M52 store the information I get with
>>> Options@$FrontEnd?
>>> M4 and M41 (Windows) store it in Mathematia\4.0\init.m in my
>>> user directory.
>>> Information about where M42-M52 in different operating
>>> systems get this info from would be helpful.
>>> Regards,
>>> Markus Huber

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