Configuration file

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ZDoom's configuration file is an INI file that contains configuration settings for ZDoom.

It is frequently referred to as just zdoom.ini or the ini when the context is clear.

The -config command line parameter lets you use a different configuration file from the one used by default.

Windows

ZDoom's configuration file is named zdoom-<user>.ini, where <user> is the player's username on his computer.

Since ZDoom is a MiniWikipediaLogoIcon.pngportable application, the ini is stored in the same directory as where ZDoom is located, rather than in an %APPDATA% subdirectory. On Vista and newer Windows systems, this may cause problems if ZDoom is placed within the C:\Program Files hierarchy.

The .ini extension may be hidden if the default setting of letting the Explorer hide known file extensions is kept.

Linux

The default location of the configuration file is /home/<user>/.config/zdoom/zdoom.ini.