Changes between Version 48 and Version 49 of FAQs


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Timestamp:
Oct 19, 2015 3:06:04 AM (2 years ago)
Author:
zach
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document saving and restoring settings through the defaults command, per #884

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  • FAQs

    v48 v49  
    5252=== Is there a way to add chat rooms to the favorite menu for easy access? === 
    5353Colloquy has many control-click (right-click) context menus. Adding a room to the favorites list is in the room/tab context menu. The favorites list is available from the File menu or the heart menu-button in the drawer. 
     54 
     55=== How do I back up my settings and servers? === 
     56 
     57Open `/Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app`, and enter the following command: 
     58{{{ 
     59defaults export info.colloquy ~/info.colloquy.backup.plist 
     60}}} 
     61 
     62And then a file named `info.colloquy.backup.plist` will be in your home directory, containing all of your settings and known servers. 
     63 
     64=== How do I restore my settings from a backup? === 
     65 
     66After moving info.colloquy.backup.plist to your new home folder, open `/Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app`, and enter the following command: 
     67{{{ 
     68defaults import info.colloquy ~/info.colloquy.backup.plist 
     69}}} 
     70 
    5471 
    5572=== What is an ident server and what should I do to get servers like irc.efnet.net or irc.dal.net to work? ===