Changing the HOME folder in 2.4.0

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Fri Jan 21 02:26:56 EST 2011

On Friday 21 January 2011, Jessica Parsons wrote:
> OK, I guess I solved my own problem.  I was almost there when I posted, but
> for some reason, I didn't think the path syntax would change from what it
> was in gnucash.cmd.  I looked closer, and changed the syntax to match what
> was being used in the environment file, and it worked!  Basically, I simply
> entered this line:
> HOME=/New/Path
Clever ! It didn't occur to me to override the HOME environment variable 
itself for GnuCash.

> I'd be happy to add directions for doing this to the wiki, but I'm not
> quite sure where it would belong.  Any suggestions for an appropriate
> location?
Either the windows wiki page or a section in the FAQ that deals with Windows 
specific issue would do.

Thanks for your feedback.


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