> When using File->Open->Data, SPSS 11.5 always shows me the directory it was
> installed to. However, I have all my data files elsewhere and thus would
> like to set a different (standard) directory. (Curiously, SPSS "remembers"
> where I stored my last syntax files)
Hi Matthias. Assuming you are using Windoze, I think you
can fix this by right-clicking on the shortcut you use to
launch SPSS, selecting Properties, then typing in the
appropriate path in the "Start in" box.