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Re: ReadList

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg74702] Re: ReadList
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 04:16:09 -0400 (EDT)

On 3/30/07 at 2:55 AM, JGBoone at gmail.com wrote:

>How do I get ReadList to read something on the desktop? When I type
>the full path name, I get an error and mathematica seems to be
>looking only in the folder kernel which I don't have access to.

On a Mac running OSX this can be done by

SetDirectory["~/Desktop"];
ReadList[filename, ...
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