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Where is site preference data stored in Opera 12.14
I run opera on a ram drive that doesn't save preferences manually. To circumvent that I have done things like move the bookmarks folder onto another drive so that if I were to shut down my computer, any updates to the bookmarks folder are saved.
I'd like it so that the Site preference data ( or the file associated with it) is also on a different drive.
What would that file name be?
It's stored in the file "override.ini" in your profile folder.
This is great!
Out of curiosity, what else is stored in there?
It stores the various unique settings for specific sites that are used to over-ride the otherwise global settings of Opera... all of which are listed in the various tabs of the Site Preferences panel (when you right-click a site page). Open the file with Notepad or any other text editor and take a look. You'll find a site url listing at the start of the file, followed by a detail breakout of the various settings for each listed site. The settings for the items shown reflect the choices made using the Site Preference options and its associated "permissions" pop-ups you may have enabled; these also use the same terminology as the global settings in opera:config.
Note that the cookie settings for a site preference are stored in cookies4.dat. That's kind of silly, but that's how it is. A while ago though, Opera tried to fix it so the cookie settings were in overrride.ini. But, the changed caused too many problems and the change had to be reverted.