Option to place .ini file in program folder

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Option to place .ini file in program folder

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Please consider adding a setting option to place the .ini file in the program folder, in order to make the ZIP version portable, and to simplify running multiple instances of the program when required.
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Re: Option to place .ini file in program folder

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you can put .ini in program folder like XnView MP
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Re: Option to place .ini file in program folder

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xnview wrote: Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:09 pm you can put .ini in program folder like XnView MP
Does that require starting the program using xnconvert -ini file.ini ?

When I cut and pasted xnconvert.ini from .../roaming to the program folder, and double-clicked on xnconvert.exe, a new xnconvert.ini file was created in
.../roaming.

If it is necessary to first find the .ini, and then start the program using xnconvert -ini file.ini, that isn't very user friendly even if the option is documented somewhere.
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Re: Option to place .ini file in program folder

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i've just tried, if xnconvert.ini is in folder of xnconvert.exe, no .ini created in roaming...
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