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Re: Persistent addition to recently opened? Was Re: Notebooks
One solution--albeit one that requires my product: A WorkLife Framework-- is to keep these snippits in the Notebooks subdirectory of one of A WorkLife FrameWork's Diary directories. Then when you choose that Diary, the associated Notebooks Palette http://scientificarts.com/worklife/documentation/notebookspalette.html will have all those snippits notebooks listed automatically and appropriately updated. I hope that this helps... --David A WorkLife FrameWork E x t e n d i n g MATHEMATICA's Reach... Trial Version at: http://scientificarts.com/worklife/ On Jun 12, 2:58 am, John Fultz <jfu... at wolfram.com> wrote: > You could add it to the Palettes path, which would have some of the proper= ties > you seek. Of course, it would have some possibly undesirable properties= , too, > like remembering whether or not the notebook was open from session to sess= ion. > > You could also develop a palette which dynamically populates with the note= book > files. Dynamics don't update at the moment based upon file system eve= nts, but > it would at least update with every restart of Mathematica. > > And one could imagine other home-grown solutions, too. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfu... at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 08:46:55 -0400, W_Craig Carter wrote: > > Hello John and Mathgroup, > > > This reminds me of something I tried to do about a week ago and failed. > > > I'm creating a directory of Gems and Solid-Advice short notebooks as a > > memory aid. I tried to hack MenuSetup.tr to add this directory as a > > persistent member of the "Open Menu" (e.g., Open Favorites...). My > > initial efforts failed and I gave up; this thread seems to be related. > > > Is there a way to add a "Open Favorites..." menu item that points to a > > directory? Preferably, it wouldn't involve editing MenuSetup.tr, but > > if that is the only solution then fine. > > > Further organization of this would be useful as the number of files > > begins to grow: subdirectories such as > > MathGems/Graphics/LocatorExamples/ > > > Thanks, Craig > > > On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 3:16 AM, John Fultz <jfu... at wolfram.com> wrote: > >> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 03:39:35 -0400 (EDT), mante wrote: > >>> Dear all, > > >>> I recently upgraded Mathematica (5.2 -> 188.8.131.52) 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. > > >> Sincerely, > > >> John Fultz > >> jfu... at wolfram.com > >> User Interface Group > >> Wolfram Research, Inc.