I have some application settings (Windows/QGIS v2.0) that I would like to pass to other users (such as those settings defined under Settings menu>Options>Rendering tab).

In ArcGIS they are stored in a Normal.mxt file located:


I suspect in QGIS they may be stored in qgis.db located here:


but I do not know for sure.

Where are these application settings file(s) stored?


The settings on Windows are stored in the registry:


As Jakob said, you could convert to using an ini file and start QGIS with the appropriate option to use it instead of registry settings.

| improve this answer | |

One way would be to use a QGIS.ini file for your settings by adding --optionspath and/or --configpath to your QGIS shortcut.

See more here: https://nathanw.net/2014/02/24/keeping-qgis-settings-in-sync-on-different-machines/

Beaware depending of you setting, that your settings will return to scratch.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.