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This function has not been fully integrated into the long-term Mathematica system, and is subject to change.
is a global option that determines which directories are searched when a specified notebook is needed.
  • The front end searches the directories specified by NotebookPath if it needs to locate a notebook whose pathname has not been given explicitly. Three such cases are when you click a hyperlink pointing to an external notebook; when you try to open a notebook listed at the bottom of the File menu on Windows or under the FileOpen Recent submenu on Macintosh; and when you specify a stylesheet that is not found on StyleSheetPath.
New in 3.0