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Re: ReadList

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg74691] Re: ReadList
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at dordos.net>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 01:37:45 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <euifrd$okq$1@smc.vnet.net>

JGBoone at gmail.com schrieb:
> 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.
> 
> 
Hi,

did you use double backslashes in the full path?

I've got a german version of Win2k and
Get["C:\\Dokumente und Einstellungen\\Petsie\\Desktop\\example.nb"] works.

You might want to have an additional look at the help for ToFileName and
related functions.

Peter


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