Ini-settings

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Total Commander has two main configuration files: wincmd.ini and wcx_ftp.ini (these are default names which can be changed via the command line parameters). Also there are several minor files which contain some plugins' options.

Files list

wincmd.ini

This is a name the main configuration file which contains most of settings, except some plugins' and FTP client's options. The name and location of main configuration file in modern Total Commander versions can be defined in registry or by command line parameters. Most of settings can be changed from Total Commander dialog boxes. Very few settings can only be changed directly, either because they are not meant for the end user, or they are only a workaround to a specific problem.

For details, see description of wincmd.ini settings.

For the most up to date information about Total Commander configuration settings, see English and Russian pages on Ultra TC Editors website. Note: settings there are listed and organized as they appear in Ultra TC Editors Configuration_Editor.

wcx_ftp.ini

This file contains settings for Total Commander built-in FTP client. The name and location of FTP configuration file in modern Total Commander versions can be defined in registry or by command line parameters. Most settings can also be changed from Total Commander dialog boxes.

For details, see description of wcx_ftp.ini settings.

For the most up to date information about Total Commander configuration settings, see English and Russian pages on Ultra TC Editors website. Note: settings there are listed and organized as they appear in Ultra TC Editors Configuration_Editor.

contplug.ini

This file contains settings for some Content plugins.

fsplugin.ini

This file contains settings for some File-system plugins.

lsplugin.ini

This file contains settings for some Lister plugins.

pkplugin.ini

This file contains settings for some Packer plugins.

Location

Configuration files default location:

  • under Windows Vista: "%AppData%\Ghisler" folder
  • under older systems: Windows directory

Location can be changed:

  • using command line parameters
  • in the Registry. It can be set either at TC installation time, or using the standalone program IniReloc (available at www.ghisler.com in Addons section).


Third-party configurators

  • TC Plugins Manager - Plugin manager for plugins for Total Commander.
  • TweakTC - Application to configure advanced options of Total Commander which otherwise would have to be configured by editing settings files of Total Commander directly. TweakTC refers to compatibility with Total Commander version 6.0x. So it may be unsafe/not useful to use with later versions.
  • Ultra TC Editors - Package of tools for (advanced) configuration of different parts of Total Commander. Includes tools to edit main menu, start menu, history list, hotkeys, etc.



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