[Feature Request] store settings in portable format

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I enjoy ClipboardFusion and love that you have a no installer download. I keep the tool inside my DropBox folder and frequently play with the settings. A great feature would be the ability to store the programs settings in a local ini file or something to that effect. With a local settings file all my hotkeys and other preferences would be automatically copied via dropbox to each of my systems saving me changing the settings on all my computers. Thanks for having creating such a great program, I am a big fan of binary fortress tools and own a license to DisplayFusion Pro.
Jan 6, 2011  • #1
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If you are familiar with RegEdit, you could export your ClipboardFusion settings into a *.reg file in your DropBox folder. When you move to another computer, import these Clipboard Fusion settings into the Registry on that computer by simply running the *.reg file.

I think the location of the ClipboardFusion settings are at:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Binary Fortress Software\ClipboardFusion

[size=8pt]Standard disclaimer: don't mess with the Registry unless you know what you are doing.[/size]
Jan 6, 2011  • #2
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Sadly I have spent many an hour with regedit and would have no problem doing it but its much simpler and totally automated do it the way I propose with a ini file or something to that effect. WinSCP for example allows you to chose between storing your settings in the registry or in a local file and that works amazingly well with dropbox and USB flash drives.
Jan 6, 2011  • #3
Jon Tackabury (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
I understand your desire to want to use ClipboardFusion as a truly portable app, the Dropbox integration is a great idea to simplify that. Unfortunately I don't have any plans to support storing CF settings in a file, as that would be quite a large change behind the scenes, sorry.
Jan 10, 2011  • #4
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