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Re: Path, Get, etc.

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  • Subject: [mg87442] Re: Path, Get, etc.
  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 02:16:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Bergen
  • References: <fti3qf$oa2$>

Steve Gray wrote:
> 	I'm trying to read in "ConvexHull.m" with the line
> << "ConvexHull3D`";        but it always says
> Get::noopen: Cannot open ConvexHull3D`. >>
> Checking $Path, it includes paths to several folders which definitely
> have a copy of ConvexHull.m, including 
> "C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Mathematica\
> \\Autoload",

If you want to load ConvexHull.m, use

<< ConvexHull`

and not

<< ConvexHull3D`

> and there's a copy in the same folder as the file that calls it.

The location of the notebook has no significance.  The working directory 
(returned by Directory[]) is what matters.  To set the working directory 
to the notebook's directory, use SetDirectory[NotebookDirectory[]]

> I don't understand why the file isn't found. I'd appreciate any tips.
> Thank you.

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