gives the base directory that the Wolfram System uses to find paclets that can be seen by all users on the system.
- $BasePacletsDirectory returns the full name of the directory as a string.
- Typical values are:
C:\ProgramData\Mathematica\Paclets Windows /Library/Mathematica/Paclets macOS /usr/share/Mathematica/Paclets Linux
- By default, $BasePacletsDirectory is a Paclets subdirectory of $BaseDirectory.
- Typical subdirectories of $BasePacletsDirectory include:
Repository a location where paclets can be placed to be seen by all users
- There is currently no way to force PacletInstall or PacletInstallSubmit to install paclets into $BasePacletsDirectory, but paclets can be placed there by hand to become visible to all users on the system.
Basic Examples (2)
Find all paclets that are installed in $BasePacletsDirectory on your system:
Introduced in 2020