Re: How to change the directory for the docs?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg115222] Re: How to change the directory for the docs?*From*: "Alexey Popkov" <lehin.p at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 04:29:00 -0500 (EST)*References*: <ifmru5$pha$1@smc.vnet.net> <ifpk99$bso$1@smc.vnet.net> <ifs321$oq0$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hello, If you use Windows and have NTFS file system on the drive where $InstallationDirectory is placed, you can convert corresponding subfolder into a junction point referring to any directory on any drive. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junction_point for details. I recommend for this "Junction" utility written by Mark Russinovich: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/FileAndDisk/Junction.mspx "kj" <no.email at please.post> news:ifs321$oq0$1 at smc.vnet.net... > In <ifpk99$bso$1 at smc.vnet.net> David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk> writes: > > >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. > > Well, if you want to know, I've copied all the Mathematica > documentation notebooks to a personal directory, so that I can > modify them at will. The ultimate goal is to supplement these > notebooks with important information that they lack, and to fix > factual errors in them. I want all the built-in Mathematica help > facilities to point to these annotated notebooks rather than to > the "official" ones. > > ~kj >