How to? Changes to Options Don't Save

#1
I have a licensed copy of TCM/TCC 20.00.16 x64. When I modify the TCC or TCM settings through the options menu, click save, log-off, then log back in, the settings have all gone back to default. In other words, my changes aren't saving.

Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Thanks,
Randy
 
Apr 13, 2010
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#2
With "log-off" and "log-on" I assume you mean that you exit the program and restart it again.

After making your changes in the options dialogs, if you choose [Apply] then the changes you made will last for the session only. If you choose [OK] they will persist across sessions. This is by design.

Regards, DJ.
 
#3
Thanks for responding. Unfortunately, clicking OK, rather than Apply, makes no difference. Indeed, the settings don't even take hold for the session I'm in. (Oh, yes, I meant exit and restart.) For example, I just now used the Options menu item, TCC options, to change the input/output colors. I click OK and not only do the colors not change, but when I reopen the options menu, none of my changes are there.

Something just ain't right.

Randy
 
#5
Thanks Charles. From my OP, you might notice that after clicking OK on the options menu, I exit TCM, then restart it. So, either way, still no joy. Also, the changes I'm making, I've been making since 4DOS, about a thousand years ago (in computer years). I'm not trying to do anything outlandish, the biggest things being the search level (3), notepad++ as the editor, and changing the background, foreground, and error message colors.

Randy
 
#8
If you change the input/output foreground colours, you also have to change tthe background colours (away from default)

Had the same problem: settings didn't "stick" until I changed the background colours too.
 
#9
Thanks to all for the input.
To MaartenG, I do change both the background and foreground colors, along with some other settings that I've changed since 4DOS days.
To Rex: Yep! I didn't move TCMD.INI, but I didn't have write authority to C:\ProgramData\JP Soft... I am probably misremembering, but I kept thinking TCMD.INI, and Jsptree (whatever the name) were in AppData. I didn't actually look for TCMD.INI, I just made the whole directory writeable, and still couldn't save changes. Then, using Charles's suggestion, I checked out where the two dialogs were writing to: ProgramData.

Problem solved!