[THIN] Re: KIX Macro @HomeDrive

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <neil.braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 15:40:00 +0100

There's no reason why you cannot access the normal user environment
variables in Kixtart - exactly the same as in command files - just use the
%sdfdsfsdfs% syntax.

In terms of your question, I've no idea why the Kix macros don't deal with
these variables in this instance - never actually tried it, personally.

Neil

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave.Boatman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:Dave.Boatman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 02 October 2002 15:28
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] KIX Macro @HomeDrive
> 
> W2K, Active directory, SP3 and Terminal Server.
> 
> KixScript ver Kix2001-411
> 
> Should the following Kix script macros  - @homedrive, 
> @homeshr and @homedir
> 
> Pull back a terminal server users home directory,share and drive  ?
> 
> I'm just opening up a cmd prompt when logged in as  a 
> terminal server user and typing the following :-
> 
> Kix32 test.kix
> 
> Test.kix contains
> 
> messagebox ("Home = @HOMEDRIVE","This doesn't work",0,)
> 
> I can use other macros such as @HOSTNAME and I get the 
> machine name back but with @HomeDrive I just get Home = 
> 
> If you type "set" in the same CMD prompt you can see values 
> for homedrive,Homeshare and %homedrive% will take you back 
> the the users default H:\ drive
> 
> Any pointers ??

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