[Qgis-user] Not-saving QGIS interface changes between restarts
gsherman at geoapt.com
Wed Nov 16 08:42:14 EST 2011
On Nov 16, 2011, at 4:02 AM, jonathanmoules at warwickshire.gov.uk wrote:
> I'm looking to deploy QGIS into an enviroment with some very non-tech-savy users. One of the things I'd like to do is stop any interface changes they make from being saved between sessions, so that every time they start QGIS, everything is in the same place.
> The sorts of things I'm talking about are closing the layers panel, moving toolbars around, etc.
> Where does QGIS save these changes? And will QGIS work if I make that location/file read-only?
It depends on your operating system:
Linux it is found in: ~/.config/QuantumGIS/QGIS.conf
Windows: the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QuantumGIS\QGIS
Setting it to read-only on Linux works. The other platforms may be more problematic.
Chair, QGIS PSC
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