# applicationDirectorySuffix -- suffix that determines the user's application directory

## Synopsis

• Usage:
applicationDirectorySuffix = s
• Inputs:
• s, , a relative path, which will be appended to the user's home directory to determine the user's application directory
• Consequences:
• the value of the function applicationDirectory will use the new value of applicationDirectorySuffix

## Description

The value of applicationDirectorySuffix may also be a function of no arguments, in which case its value is used as the path. The initial value of applicationDirectorySuffix is a string whose value depends on the operating system and its conventions.

 i1 : applicationDirectorySuffix o1 = .Macaulay2/ i2 : applicationDirectory() o2 = /home/m2user/.Macaulay2/ i3 : applicationDirectorySuffix = "local/Mac2" o3 = local/Mac2 i4 : applicationDirectory() o4 = /home/m2user/local/Mac2