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Style Sheet File Locations

The style sheets listed in the Style Sheet submenu are in the main Mathematica directory, in . You can store style sheets that you have created in one of the following locations:

▪ The preferences directory. This is usually the best place to store style sheets on Unix systems. Storing notebooks here prevents them from being deleted when you uninstall Mathematica.


Typical values for the preferences and configuration directories.

The style sheets should be stored in a subdirectory called . These style sheets are then available from the Style Sheet submenu.

The global option gives the list of directories that are searched for style sheets upon startup.

If you uninstall Mathematica, you should first make backup copies of your style sheets, especially if they are stored in the configuration directory.