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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: template paths for OS X and Windows
Date Fri, 03 May 2013 16:51:09 GMT
On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Bruce Byfield <> wrote:
> Hi:
> I am trying to find the location of template directories for both the system
> and for user accounts for both 32 and 64bit installations for OS X and
> Windows. The complete information is surprisingly hard to find.
> Can anyone help me out? I'd be especially grateful for OS X paths.

Hi Bruce,

On Windows 7 the user-defined templates are in:


The pre-installed templates are in C:\Program Files
(x86)\ 3\Basis\share\template\<locale>

This may vary a bit depending on Windows configuration options and
whether the user overrode the default directory when installing.  Note
that the AppData directory is hidden in a default installation of

I know nothing about the Mac, unfortunately.  Maybe someone else can
chime in on that part of your question.

In most cases it is best to add/remove templates from the UI rather
than via the file system  You can get to the "Template Organizer" via



> Thanks,
> --
> Bruce Byfield 604-421-7189 (on Pacific time)
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