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Scilab help >> Scilab > Variables > Predefined variables > SCIHOME

SCIHOME

contains the path to preferences, history files of your Scilab session.

Description

The SCIHOME contains the path to preferences, history files of your Scilab session.

SCIHOME definition:

On Windows XP: "C:/Documents and Settings/<User>/Scilab/<Scilab-Version>"

On Windows Vista and Seven: "C:/User/AppData/Roaming/<User>/Scilab/<Scilab-Version>"

based on Windows %HOMEPATH% environment variable.

On GNU/Linux or Unix: /home/<User>/.Scilab/<Scilab-Version>

On Mac OS X: /Users/lt;User>/.Scilab/<Scilab-Version>

<User> is your current login name

<Scilab-Version> is current version of Scilab used.

Examples

disp(SCIHOME);
isdir(SCIHOME)

See Also

  • SCI — variable containing the value of the root path of Scilab.
  • TMPDIR — temporary directory path.
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