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Application Preferences



To access the application preferences, from the main project screen, click the Preferences button.




Here you can adjust the default system-wide preferences.



Changes will apply to all new and existing projects.



Note that many of these settings can be overridden within a project.


The Preferences screen has a subset of screens, selectable via the tabs across the top:


General preferences
Capture/Conform preferences
Colour preferences
Video/VTR preferences
Rendering preferences
Control Panel preferences

Preference File




The location of the main preference file is displayed at the bottom of the General tab section.


Most preferences are stored in a text file called general.prefs, located in the application ROOT folder.



The ROOT folder is set in the environment variable :




Some application preferences can only be changed by editing the general.prefs file.


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