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Re: Frontend suggestions

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  • Subject: [mg111768] Re: Frontend suggestions
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at gmx-topmail.de>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 06:52:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i40f1c$c38$1@smc.vnet.net>

Am 12.08.2010 11:31, schrieb Themis Matsoukas:
>> Since the subject of possible enhancements to the FE
>> is being discussed, 
>> I wonder if we could determine which feature would be
>> most popular. I 
>> have two requests:
>>
>> 1)  Infinite undo!
>>
> 
> --Even finite undo (with redo) would be great. 
> 
> --A simple(r) way to change the working directory for input/output operations from the default (root) to the directory of the current notebook. The only way I know how is
> 
> SetDirectory[ToFileName[
>   Extract[
>    "FileName" /. NotebookInformation[EvaluationNotebook[]], {1}, 
>        FrontEnd`FileName]]]
> 

In newer versions there is NotebookDirectory[] which makes the above a
lot shorter:

SetDirectory[NotebookDirectory[]]


hth,

albert


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