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How can I make Sourcetree start with different settings? Edited

Hi all,


I wanted to make Sourcetree start with different settings. This is because everytime I edit the user.config file in


and start Sourcetree, it overwrites the value for the setting "AllowModifyConfigFiles" from "False" (which I previously entered and saved) to "True". Because of another issue I described here

I want it to be set to "False".

Is there anyway I can make Sourcetree use a different config-file than the user.config, for example, with a parameter added to the shortcut's file path?

Best regards and thank you all.


PS: I also found a second config file called SourceTree.exe.config which is located in


but it does not really seem to do anything.

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Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Mar 23, 2018

Hello! There isn't currently a way to do this. Sorry.

Hello Mike,

thank you for the quick response. I really hope this will be part of the coming updates.

Best regards

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