How to Turn Off the Splash Screen

  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • FH versions: V4, V5, V6, and V7
  • In Topics: Customisation 

When Family Historian starts up it displays a Splash screen.

It is possible to turn this off by setting an environment variable on your PC.

There are detailed instructions for setting system variables here: Computer Hope: How to set the path and environment variables in Windows

Select the instructions for the version of Windows you are using.

Then create a system variable called armsplashoff and set its value to 1

Last update: 22 Feb 2024