ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE sets an environment variable. Often application software requires certain configuration variables to be available as environment variables.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE is a Child to an ENVIRONMENT.
|Name:||Environment variable name.|
|Value:||Value of environment variable.|
A common use of ENVIRONMENT is to add the directory containing a software executable file to the existing 'Path' environment variable on the computer. On Windows, the syntax for adding a directory path to the Path environment variable is as follows:
Where the new directory path 'C:\newpath' will be appended to the current Path.