Session Link Overview

Session Link Overview page consists of three sections which allow to change session link settings.


In this section you can set common settings of the session.

General Section

Option Description
Name Session name.
Runtime Enables to select runtime from the list of the available runtimes.
Edit Enables to edit selected runtime if necessary.
Runtimes... Opens Select Runtime dialog.
Use global environment variables Specifies whether global environment variables should be used when running the session. It links to Environment preference page.

Configuration Files

This section allows to specify required configuration files.

Configuration Files Section

Option Description
Working directory Application launcher working directory. If left empty, Runtime directory is used by default.
Environment file Specifies path to environment file.
Gis aliases file Specifies path to GIS aliases file.
GIS aliases List of the available aliases read from selected GIS aliases file. Select an alias that should be used to run the session.
Alias definition Shows currently selected alias definition.
Show only aliases running Smallworld sessions If checked, aliases which run Smallworld GIS session are shown, otherwise all aliases are shown.


This sections presents session launcher parameters read from selected alias. Each parameter may be overridden if necessary.

Preview Section

Option Description
Image file Specifies path to the image file.
Working directory Specifies session launcher working directory.
Additional commands Additional parameters passed to the session launcher.

Related Reference

New Session Link Wizard
Session Link Editor
Global Environment Preferences
Select Runtime Dialog