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  • From: "McHale, Paul" <Paul.McHale at>
  • Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 02:38:46 -0400 (EDT)
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I have often wondered whether to use:

Export["TestResultTime.txt", mTimeDiff, "Table"]


Export[NotebookDirectory[] <>  "TestResultTime.txt", mTimeDiff, "Table"]

I have left Mathematica open for 2 days as it was running a very long test. Maybe something became corrupted.  The first method did not work.  It appears SetDirectory[] simply stopped functioning.  Personally, I think the second method is better since it is atomic in nature.  It doesn't depend on any stateful settings.

Has anyone else had this issue?


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