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I need to customize the UI for a group of users at another office. I want to turn off a bunch of toolbars and menus that are not needed. I know how to save my configurations (Settings -> Customization...) to a INI file.

How do I setup the other users computers to load the INI at startup?

I am using Windows 7 and Qgis 2.0.1.

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You can start QGIS with the -z option like qgis-bin.exe -z e:\test.ini or if you use OSGEO4W edit the qgis.bat file last line like

start "QGIS" /B "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%"\bin\qgis-bin.exe -z e:\test.ini%*

Where e:\test.ini is your customized ini file.

  • On Windows at least, it's worth adding that the file path to your ini file can be enclosed in single speech marks, so like 'e:\test.ini' rather than e:\test.ini - which is necessary if there are spaces in the file path. You can also create a copy of the qgis.bat file and edit this rather than the original (note that the file is qgis-ltr.bat if using the LTR qgis version). This means that you can set up a new desktop shortcut which launches QGIS using the new bat file - so that you have a choice of launching QGIS with or without the customisation. – Rostranimin Aug 18 '17 at 9:13

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