Re: How to change the directory for the docs?
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- Subject: [mg115158] Re: How to change the directory for the docs?
- From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
- Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 03:55:00 -0500 (EST)
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 > > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com