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 >> > > > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com