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Re: How to change the directory for the docs?

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  • Subject: [mg115237] Re: How to change the directory for the docs?
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 18:51:08 -0500 (EST)

Finally, this may be a way to make Mac's Spotlight "see" Mathematica  
documentation.

Bobby

On Tue, 04 Jan 2011 03:29:00 -0600, Alexey Popkov <lehin.p at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> 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
>>
>
>
>


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