Why does my session menu only have File, Options, & Help?

The Dyalog "Knowledgebase". This forum is read-only
Forum rules
The FAQ is a read-only forum which is in general updated only by employees of Dyalog Ltd. It replaces the FAQ page which existed under http://www.dyalog.com. Rather than rejecting other posts to this forum, such posts will be put in a moderation queue, and moved to a more appropriate forum.

Why does my session menu only have File, Options, & Help?

Postby Vince|Dyalog on Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:43 pm

This is a default session menu and appears if Dyalog has had trouble finding your session file.

The following is how to fix this, using the UK session file as an example.

The UK session file is called def_uk.DSE and is usually located here: C:\Users\<YourNameHere>\Documents\Dyalog APL 13.1 Unicode Files\def_uk.dse

In Options|Configure|Session, look at the setting for Session file. Change it to reflect where it really is (if different).

You can ask Dyalog what the session file parameter (session_file) is set to by:

      +2 ⎕NQ '.' 'GetEnvironment' 'session_file'

If you don’t have a session file, you can create one by running

)load buildse
And then saving the session file somewhere with Session->Save As. Then, follow the instructions at the beginning of this article to set the Session file setting.
Posts: 288
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:39 am

Return to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest