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Re: [h-e-w] Emacs not finding the ".emacs" file

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Emacs not finding the ".emacs" file
Date: 05 Aug 2004 13:58:18 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

address@hidden writes:

> It is installed under C:\Emacs\Emacs-21.3.  I then
> setted the Emacs icon on my desktop and copied back my .emacs file in C:
> \Emacs and started Emacs in the usual way --- by clicking on the icon ---
> Emacs started OK but didn't load my .emacs file?  

Emacs looks for .emacs in $HOME. You need to define the HOME
environment variable in the system control panel; set it to c:\Emacs

-- Stephe

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