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How To: Set the Working Directory

Summary

The Working Directory will keep each project pointing to its specified project folder.

Procedure

  1. With a view active, click File > Set Working Directory.
  2. Type the full path of your specified directory.

    It is suggested you set a subfolder within your HOME directory to be the Working Directory. For example, if your HOME directory is C:\GIS_work, and your project is about apple orchards, your working directory could look like this.

       Directory:  C:\GIS_work\Apple_Orchards  

    If your project pertains to peach orchards, then your working directory could look like this.

       Directory:  C:\GIS_work\Peach_Orchards