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Old   August 10, 2014, 13:33
Question Environment variable problem
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David Andreen
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I am having a problem that is most likely due to a basic mistake from my side, but I would really appreciate some help.

After installing SU2 I have added the environment variables to both system variables and user variables according to The variable is SU2_RUN and the Value is C:\SU2, which is the folder where all of my installation files are placed (no subfolders).

When in the in Console and typing SU2_CFD inv_NACA0012.cfg I get the error "SU2_CFD is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file."

Obviously I am missing something, and I have searched these folums and google trying to figure out what, but to no avail. Can anyone help me out?

EDIT: Added C:\SU2 to the Path variable in environments as well and it works. Thanks, other thread.

Last edited by random_username; August 10, 2014 at 14:21. Reason: solved!
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Old   September 5, 2014, 07:14
Default Hope for advice too!
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I have met with the same problem. I guess maybe the computer cannot recognize what "SU2_CFD" is. Because the environment variable is named as SU2_RUN, and the executable path is also different from the .cfg file. The problem is how to use the executable command (SU2_CFD) to operate the .cfg and mesh files in another path. Hope for advice!
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Old   September 22, 2014, 08:31
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Please try compile source code on Linux or MacOS if you have these OS, this solve your problem greatly.
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