giantpune
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Joined: Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:58 am

Re: Where are profiles stored?

Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:34 pm

Simplify3D is written in Qt. The profiles are stored in QSettings (http://doc.qt.io/qt-4.8/qsettings.html). On my Linux machine, they're in the QSettings default location in $HOME/.config/Simplify3D/S3D-Software.conf. You can gather the orginization and application names from that path. And from that, you see the platform-specific notes for QSettings and know where to look. http://doc.qt.io/qt-4.8/qsettings.html# ... ific-notes

CompoundCarl
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Joined: Wed Aug 05, 2015 7:23 am

Re: Where are profiles stored?

Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:31 am

If you want to save the profiles to the disk, just go to File > Export FFF Profile. Then you can put them anywhere you want for safe keeping.

And just so you know, if you export the FFF profile, it also makes it very clear exactly what settings change for High/Medium/Fast quality. Just look at the bottom in the <autoConfigureQuality> sections. It is spelled out very clearly. Just a tip in case anyone didn't know that!

Ursadorable
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Joined: Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:39 pm
Location: Canada

Re: Where are profiles stored?

Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:15 am

CompoundCarl wrote:And just so you know, if you export the FFF profile, it also makes it very clear exactly what settings change for High/Medium/Fast quality. Just look at the bottom in the <autoConfigureQuality> sections. It is spelled out very clearly. Just a tip in case anyone didn't know that!
Oooo.. thank you. Looks like I got some hand editing to do.

patzbitnet
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Joined: Thu Oct 06, 2016 12:26 pm

Re: Where are profiles stored?

Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:06 pm

Here is the means to back up your profiles in the simple means all have been looking for.

The FFF profiles are specifically stored at
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Simplify3D\S3D-Software\FFFWindow
in the key called profileDatabaseContents
It's an XML formatted string.
I agree there is no reason why this is not allowed as a simple write to file. But below. I have provided that functionality.


BACKUP
reg export "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Simplify3D" C:\Simplify3D.reg


RESTORE
Reg import C:\Simplify3D.reg



Enjoy!! :)

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