Gantt Designer - Files

Files created at run-time

When you run Gantt Designer, additional files are created by Gantt Designer or the Windows system.

This page describes the various files and their folder locations. The folders are all system folders and where exactly they are depends on the Windows version in use and how you configure your Windows. As Windows is highly customizable, different PCs can have vastly different locations for the various folders.

The following are non-rigorous definitions of the various folders:

The actual location of the above folders on your PC can be seen when you click Help About Gantt Designer

GanttDesigner.config.xml

This file stores Gantt Designer application settings for each user. It is located in the Local User Application Data folder.

This is a plain text file in XML format. Do not modify this file except with our instructions.

Holidays.xml

This file contains the holidays for charts created by Gantt Designer. There can be more than one copy of this file. If one exists in your Documents folder it will be used. If not, one will be created in the Common Application Data folder.

This is a plain text file in XML format. Do not modify this file except through Tools Calendar.

key.dat

This file contains the registration key. You should only create this file using the user interface: Help Register.

If for any reason you want to delete it, this file is in the Common Applications Data folder.

user.config

This is a file created by Windows to store the position of the the menus and tool strip buttons. It is stored in the User Application Settings folder.

Do not modify the contents of this file directly. If your menus disappear, deleting this file should restore them.

Conclusion

If you want to clean up your PC after removing Gantt Designer, removing the above folders and files will leave nothing behind.

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