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Re: ReadList


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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