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NAME

environ, pref, variables − user-preference variables files for AT&T FACE

SYNOPSIS

$HOME/pref/.environ

$HOME/pref/.variables

$HOME/FILECABINET/.pref

$HOME/WASTEBASKET/.pref

DESCRIPTION

The .environ, .pref, and .variables files contain variables that indicate user preferences for a variety of operations. The .environ and .variables files are located under the user’s $HOME/pref directory. The .pref files are found under $HOME/FILECABINET, $HOME/WASTEBASKET, and any directory where preferences were set via the organize command. Names and descriptions for each variable are presented below. Variables are listed one per line and are of the form variable=value.

.environ Variables
Variables found in .environ include:
LOGINWIN[1-4]

Windows that are opened when FACE is initialized.

SORTMODE

Sort mode for file folder listings. Values include the following hexadecimal digits:

1

Sorted alphabetically by name.

2

Files most recently modified first.

800

Sorted alphabetically by object type.

The values above may be listed in reverse order by ORing the following value:

1000

List objects in reverse order. For example, a value of 1002 will produce a folder listing with files LEAST recently modified displayed first. A value of 1001 would produce a "reverse" alphabetical by name listing of the folder.

DISPLAYMODE

Display mode for file folders. Values include the following hexadecimal digits:

0

File names only.

4

File names and brief description.

8

File names, description, plus additional information.

WASTEPROMPT

Prompt before emptying wastebasket (yes/no?).

WASTEDAYS

Number of days before emptying wastebasket.

PRINCMD[1-3]

Print command defined to print files.

UMASK

Holds default permissions with which files will be created.

.pref Variables
Variables found in .pref are the following:
SORTMODE

Contains the same values as the SORTMODE variable described in .environ above.

DISPMODE

Contains the same values as the DISPLAYMODE variable described in .environ above.

.variable Variables
Variables found in .variables include:
EDITOR

Default editor.

PS1

Shell prompt.

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