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Re: Re: change $UserDocumentsDirectory

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  • Subject: [mg76595] Re: [mg76518] Re: change $UserDocumentsDirectory
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 06:14:07 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <><f2u3hq$j7a$> <>
  • Reply-to: murray at

When set at the Global level (which seems to be the only way you can 
change it in the Option Inspector), that seems to do nothing with 
respect to the Save As location.

ragfield wrote:
> On May 22, 12:45 am, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at> wrote:
>> What I'm trying to accomplish by changing $HomeDirectory is very simple:
>> when the Save As dialog comes up, the default location will be where _I_
>> want it to be (in e:\temp) instead of the Mathematica default of what
>> I've set in Windows as the equivalent of My Documents.  Directory temp
>> is where I'm working now; Documents is stuff I'm saving "forever".
> Try the NotebookBrowseDirectory option in the option inspector.
> -Rob

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