Directory for UI Toolkit temporary files

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows


USupported on UNIX
VSupported on OpenVMS

The DTKTMP environment variable defines the location where UI Toolkit will create temporary files.


The path, including the device, for the directory that will contain UI Toolkit temporary files.


If DTKTMP is not set, the default directory for temporary files is the current directory on UNIX and OpenVMS and TEMP (if it is set) on Windows. If TEMP is not set, UI Toolkit creates temporary files in the current directory.

Setting location

The environment. On Windows, this environment variable can also be set in the [synergy], [dbr], or [myprog] section of synergy.ini (where myprog is any .dbr file).

Used by

UI Toolkit


On Windows, if set at the command prompt,

set DTKTMP=d:\temp