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Loading an Initial Dataset
Normally remembers the dataset used most recently and loads this dataset after start-up (if the Option "Automatic Reload of the Recently Used Dataset" in the preferences is set). You can force to load a specific dataset by passing the filename of the dataset as a calling parameter to . If the filename does not contain a path specification tries to load the dataset from the current working directory.
In order to pass a parameter to you have to adjust the properties of the icon which is used to start . Right click the icon and add the dataset to be loaded upon startup to target string (use a blank to separate it from the calling path):
Running a Script during Startup
Likewise you can load and run a script by adding the filename of a particular script as a calling parameter. If the script name does not contain a path specification tries to load the script from the current script directory.
If an error occurs when running the script one of the following error codes will be displayed: