Preferences - Files & Directories

Command: Setup > Preferences [Tab "Directories"]

The "Preferences" dialog allows to set user preferences and system options and is organized along several pages which can be selected by clicking the corresponding tab sheet:

Directories

Home Directory Defines the installation path of and cannot be edited (however, you can select the path and copy it to the Windows clipboard). See the section on the directory structure of for further details.
Working Directory Defines the path of the working directory which is used to store intermediary files. See the section on the directory structure of for further details.
Script Directory The script directory contains all scripts available to . Valid scripts are automatically registered during start-up of . See the section on the directory structure of for further details.
Scratch Directory Defines the path of the scratch directory which is used to store temporary files which are automatically deleted upon closing . See the section on the directory structure of for further details.
No. of Files in the "Recently Used Files" List Controls the maximum number of files listed in the Recently Used Files list. The valid range is between 5 and 100.
Automatic Reload of the Recently Used Dataset If this option is set automatically reloads the dataset used at last (which may take considerable time if you load big datasets). So for large datasets you could consider to switch off this option.