sync workspaces and preferences in indesign CC2021

Community Beginner ,
Aug 16, 2021 Aug 16, 2021

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i just switch to a new Mac, is it possible to import my workspaces from my old machine?

otherwise, does the workspaces is saved in a prefs file i can copy?

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 16, 2021 Aug 16, 2021
Workspaces are saved as XML files located in the following path on a Macintosh. You'll need to copy them from this path on your old machine to the same path on the new machine. You'll need to make the user Library file visible using method for your particular macOS version (see link below). [Computer Name] > Users > [yourname] > Library > Preferences > Adobe InDesign > Version 16.0 [if CC 2021] > en_US > Workspaces. Access hidden user library files | macOS - Adobe Help Centerhttps://helpx.adobe.com › x-productkb › global › acces...

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Aug 16, 2021 Aug 16, 2021

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Workspaces are saved as XML files located in the following path on a Macintosh. You'll need to copy them from this path on your old machine to the same path on the new machine. You'll need to make the user Library file visible using method for your particular macOS version (see link below).

 

[Computer Name] > Users > [yourname] > Library > Preferences > Adobe InDesign > Version 16.0 [if CC 2021] > en_US > Workspaces.

 

Access hidden user library files | macOS - Adobe Help Centerhttps://helpx.adobe.com › x-productkb › ...

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Aug 17, 2021 Aug 17, 2021

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Hi harels90553658,

if your old installation of InDesign is just the exact version you installed on your new machine you could even copy over the whole Version 16.0 folder.

 

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Uwe Laubender

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