# Adding to PATH Environment Variable

Danger

Be careful doing this! You are responsible for messing up your own PATH.

## Adding to the PATH on OSX/Linux

$export PATH=path/to/add:$PATH

Verify the results with the command: $echo$PATH

## Adding to the PATH on Windows

$set PATH=path/to/add;%PATH% This only modifies the path for the current command prompt. To permanently add to the path: • Go to Settings/Edit the system environment variables/Environment Variables • Choose the Path variable and press Edit... • Add your path entry to the list Verify the results with the command: $ echo %PATH%