RadiAnt DICOM Viewer - Discussion Forum
is there a way to change the folder in which studies are saved?

Apr 19, 2017 09:22 PM
by CanRad
I have an SSD for my OS and a regular HD for my data storage.
Is there a way to reassign where files are downloaded or saved so that I don't have to use the default folder? Would it be a registry change or is there an easier fix?
thanks
Apr 21, 2017 09:08 AM
by tomb745
Use "more options" button
Apr 21, 2017 11:10 PM
by CanRad
thanks for the advice but I think that this only assigns where the images are exported not where the downloaded images are stored?

Apr 25, 2017 08:49 PM
by RadiAnt
The files downloaded from PACS locations are stored in a temporary folder and are deleted when the window is closed.
The path to this folder is:
c:\Users\_USERNAME_\AppData\Local\RadiantViewer\tmp\

Nov 7, 2019 08:50 AM
by Daniel Petim
Is there anyway of changing this temp folder to any other location?
Thank you in advance.
Regards,
Daniel
Nov 7, 2019 05:03 PM
by RadiAnt
Suppose you would like to place the temp folder on your D: drive.
Run these commands:

rmdir /S /Q c:\Users\_USERNAME_\AppData\Local\RadiantViewer\tmp
mkdir D:\tmp
mklink /J c:\Users\_USERNAME_\AppData\Local\RadiantViewer\tmp\ D:\tmp

Nov 25, 2019 06:43 AM
by Tommy
should I just copy those 3 codelines into a .bat file and run it?
will it permanently change the location of the RadiAnt temp folder?
Nov 27, 2019 09:09 AM
by RadiAnt
Yes, you can create a bat file and run it. Or you can run Command Prompt and run them one by one. It will create a permanent link to your new temp location.
Jun 13, 2020 06:39 AM
by Tommy
I wonder if a more "user friendly" method or option is going to be offered in one of the next release.

many newbies are not so confident using .bat files and command line so a UI-based option do manually set the "temp folder" location would be better.

I consider myself a "power user" so I already did that tweak with no troubles, but the average guy would probably ask for something easier.
Jun 13, 2020 11:08 AM
by RadiAnt
Tommy, at some point, we're planning to add a proper "Settings" window do RadiAnt. The configuration will get much easier then.
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