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Re: How to change the directory for the docs?


One reason to move documentation is so that the Mac's Spotlight search
capability will see it.

Bobby

On Sun, 02 Jan 2011 03:56:54 -0600, David Bailey
<dave at removedbailey.co.uk> wrote:

> On 01/01/2011 09:25, kj wrote:
>> I want to change the location of the docs from the default under
>> $InstallationDirectory to a location under $UserBaseDirectory.
>> (Of course, I want to do this in a way that works with the Mathematica
>> help commands, such as selecting Help on the menu or pressing F1,
>> etc., and that does not break any of the internal hyperlinks from
>> one documentation page to another.)
>>
>> How can I do this?
>>
>> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
>>
>> ~kj
>>
>> P.S. I believe this involves modifying System`SystemHelpPath somehow,
>> but I can't find out how to do this.  For one thing, I can't
>> determine the current value for this symbol (it evaluates to itself,
>> DownValues, UpValues, SubValues, DefaultValues, etc., are all empty
>> lists).
>>
>
> It might help to explain why you want to do this. There is probably an
> easier way to achieve whatever it is you want to do.
>
> David Bailey
> http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk
>
>


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