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Question asked by VRFuser on Jul 28, 1997
send q HOME_Variable ww bischof_s

from: Greg Goebel / HP-MXD / 970-679-2305 / FAX 970-679-5971
to:   Stan Bischof
date: Monday, 28 July 1997 1553 MDT

> I just installed an application on my computer totally unrelated to VEE
> and when I went into VEE found that my IO Configuration was gone!
> I poked around and found that the file was still intact in the
> install directory but for some reason was not being read in by VEE.
> Strange to say the least.
> After some experimentation ( I went into vee, created a new IO config
> and saved it. Then went to my explorer and did a "find" looking
> for I found that VEE is now looking in the new application's directory!
> Afetr a little more poking I found that the new application is setting
> an environment variable called HOME. And it appears that if HOME is set
> then VEE looks in the HOME directory for instead of it's own
> install directory.
> VEE _doesn't_ appear to use HOME for anything else, like default
> directory, startup directory, looking for menu files, etc.
> Any way around this?
> Is this intended behavior or a bug?

Intended behavior ... to allow different users to have different VEE.IO
files.  Mostly applicable to WinNT and HP-UX where multiple users is a normal

> Stan Bischof

[<>] regards -- gvg