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Saving and Transferring Settings to Another Computer

There are three types of settings in nanoCAD – symbols, interface settings (highlighted yellow) and organization settings:

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Interface settings are set by the user and influence the application’s work. 

Design elements settings are written in a separate file. These settings are read when a new document is created and they define how the drawing created with nanoCAD tools will look.

If the design elements settings are changed, the following dialog box is shown after selecting the OK button:

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Save to current document

Saves the design element settings in the current document.

When a new document is created, the settings will be the same as the settings set in a configuration file; the setting will only be applied to the current document.

Save to config file and current document

The new design element settings will be applied to all new documents by default and to the newly created design elements in the current document.

To save settings in this file you must have the rights to write to the settings folder.

Don’t save

Refusal to save the changes to the design element settings.

This separate saving of design element settings helps to standardize the drawing preparations procedures in an organization: you just have to set a common settings file on a network.  Defining who has rights to write to the common file can be done using the operating system tools.

Settings files for users

spot.icf - nanoCAD interface settings file

ObjSettings_spot.cfg – settings file for nanoCAD design elements

 are stored in the folder C:\Users\%User_name%\AppData\Roaming\Nanosoft AS\nanoCAD Int 23.0.

To transfer settings to another computer, you should copy them into the corresponding folders and specify the path to them in the Settings dialog.

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