On my Mac I type Cmd-A to select the whole Notebook, and then hit Shift-Enter. Takes about 1 to 1.3 seconds to start the execution.
Maybe one of the Group wizards can suggest code to go into the KeyEventTranslations.tr file to make a keyboard short for this.
>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:54 PM, in message <20130410045448.06C096B8B@smc.vnet.net>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I have a Mathematica 6 course that I am using in Mathematica 9; there is no > updated version. Every time I open a notebook I have to go to the Evaluation > menu and click on "Evaluate Notebook". Is there a way for me to set it so > that it automatically evaluates a notebook upon my opening it? > > note : I posted the same question to StackOverflow so if you have the answer > and want the points go to > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15892863/how-do-you-configure-mathematica-9- > to-automatically-evaluate-all-notebooks.