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Re: Amaya doesn't work for ordinary users

From: Stanimir Stamenkov <stanio@myrealbox.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 20:12:49 +0300
Message-ID: <444FAA11.7080103@myrealbox.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

/Josť Carlos Santos/:
> On 24-04-2006 19:23, Stanimir Stamenkov wrote:
> 
>> If you open a Command Prompt and type:
>>
>> echo %USERNAME%
>> echo %USERPROFILE%
>>
>> What output do you get?
> 
> I get
> 
>    jcsantos
> 
> and
> 
>    C:\Documents and Settings\JC
> 
> respectively.

That seems why Amaya doesn't start by default, because the default 
Amaya profile directory:

%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\%USERNAME%\amaya

would expand to:

C:\Documents and Settings\jcsantos\amaya

where "C:\Documents and Settings\jcsantos" doesn't really exists, I 
guess.

>> set AMAYA_USER_HOME=C:\Documents and Settings\JC\Amaya
> 
> I created a directory called Amaya and I still have the same problem.

I'm not clear how you set the AMAYA_USER_HOME and then try to start 
Amaya - do you open a Command Prompt to issue the above SET command 
and then start Amaya from the shortcut created by the installer? If 
it is like that, it won't start as the AMAYA_USER_HOME setting won't 
be in effect for the environment where Amaya is started from the 
shortcut.

-- 
Stanimir
Received on Wednesday, 26 April 2006 17:12:59 UTC

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