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Re: Notebooks location

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  • Subject: [mg89497] Re: [mg89456] Notebooks location
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 03:16:40 -0400 (EDT)
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On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 03:39:35 -0400 (EDT), mante wrote:
> Dear all,
> I recently upgraded Mathematica (5.2 -> and, because
> of compatibility problem, I have to continue using 5.2...
> My problem is that both versions share the same -say-  "recently loaded
> notebooks" list.
> Is it possible to have two separate lists (I bet the answer is YESSSS)?
> I suspect that one should use *NotebooksMenu*, but this function is
> quite ill-documented.
> Thanks,
> Claude

You can force 5.2 and 6.0 to have a completely different set of preferences
which would affect, among other things, the recently opened notebooks menu. In 
the Option Inspector, at the global scope, set the option "VersionedPreferences" to True.

John Fultz
jfultz at
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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