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[cs5 windows] copy preferences from one user to other users

Dec 6, 2012 5:08 AM



Is any know how to copy Photoshop cs5 prefence from one user to other?

I also need to copy the windows "scripts" arrangement to other users.



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    Dec 6, 2012 5:27 AM   in reply to perquinphilippe

    Which OS?

    Which preferences specifically? (For example the Performance Prefernces might not make sense when different volumes, RAM etc. are available.)


    I guess one could copy preferences files from the user library.

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    Dec 6, 2012 6:17 AM   in reply to perquinphilippe

    I can't copy the preference file because when i look in it if find the reference of user folder on disk.

    Say what?

    On Mac OSX 10.6.8 the Color Settings seem to be stored in

    ~/Library/Preferences/Adobe Photoshop CS6 Settings/Color Settings.csf

    I would not necessarily recommend duplicating that, though, but would rather save a csf-file and transfer and load that at the various stations.


    Maybe with a java script?

    One can set the Color Settings and also (many of the) Preferences via a Script.


    And i have to send it to 50 users.

    Do you not have physical acces to the machines?

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    Dec 6, 2012 6:28 AM   in reply to perquinphilippe

    You could just try recording the Action Manager code for setting the Preferences and Color Settings with ScriptingListener.plugin.

    I’m not sure all Prefernces record, though.

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