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Re: Directory[]

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  • Subject: [mg96179] Re: Directory[]
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2009 03:55:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <gmgv05$33b$>

In article <gmgv05$33b$1 at>, hmalissa <hans.malissa at> 

> Directory[] gives the name of the Mathematica working directory.
> Is there a possibility to get the name of the directory in which the
> notebook file is located?
> For example: I neet to import data files into Mathematica, and the
> data files are located in the same directory as the notebook file
> itself. If I use absolute pathnames, importing will not work if the
> notebook and the data files are moved to a different directory.


  "NotebookDirectory[] gives the directory of the current
  evaluation notebook. 

  NotebookDirectory[nb] gives the directory for the notebook 
  specified by nb." (From the documentation centre.)


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