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Re: Frontend suggestions

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  • Subject: [mg111777] Re: Frontend suggestions
  • From: David Annetts <david.annetts at iinet.net.au>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 06:54:18 -0400 (EDT)

  Hi Themis,

Since ~6.x, you've been able to

SetDirectory@NotebookDirectory[];

  to do this ...

D.

On 12/08/2010 17:31, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> 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]]]
>
> Being incapable of memorizing it, I save this monstrosity in a safe vault and recycle it from notebook to notebook.
>
> Themis
>


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