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Re: $Path variable

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  • Subject: [mg15110] Re: [mg15078] $Path variable
  • From: Jurgen Tischer <jtischer at>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Dec 1998 03:59:10 -0500
  • Organization: Universidad del Valle
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I think it would be better not to change the $Path variable and read
instead A.8.8 in the Book or in Help.


Doug Webb wrote:
> Hello,
>   How do I change the list of directories searched in the $Path vaiable
> in Mathematica? None of my books give any indication of how to alter
> $Path, other than a "manual" $Path = "......". I want Mathematica to
> search a particular direcotry for packages I've written, in addition to
> all the current ones. I've looked at my init.m file, it doesn't have
> $Path in it. All my attempts to change it init.m have caused crashes.
> Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
>     Doug

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