How to find Preferences folder for QuarkXPress and QuarkCopyDesk under Windows Vista

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How to find Preferences folder for QuarkXPress and QuarkCopyDesk under Windows Vista

Note: For the following steps you must be in Classic View of Windows Vista in order to show hidden files.


Steps to go into Classic View:

  1. Close all applications so that you can see the desktop.
  2. Right-click on the desktop and choose Personalize from the pop-up menu.
  3. The Personalization window displays.
    1. Choose Window Color and Appearance.
    2. Choose Windows Classic.
    3. Click OK.
  4. Close the Personalization window.

Steps to show hidden files:

  1. Click Start > Computer.
  2. The Computer window opens.  Click the question mark icon in the top right corner of the window.
  3. The Windows Help and Support window Displays.  Type ‘hidden’ in the Search field and begin the search.
  4. A list of search options shows in the Help and Support window. 
  5. Choose “Show Hidden Files
  6. Click “Click to Open Folder Options.” The Folder Options window displays.
  7. Choose the View tab.
  8. Click “Show Hidden Files and Folders
  9. Click OK.  The Folder Options window closes.

Steps to locating the QuarkXPress and QuarkCopyDesk Preferences files:

  1. Click Start > Computer.  The Computer window opens.
  2. Go to C:\Users\ your user name\AppData (hidden file that is now displayed)\ Local\Quark\QuarkXPress.
  3. All of the QuarkXPress preferences will be located in this folder.
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  • Topic #: 30026-1351
  • Date Created: 11/20/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 09/05/2016
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