Saved configurations files

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I would like to propose two new buttons - Save and Load.

SAVE would save the current cleaning settings to a user named file.

LOAD would load the cleaning settings from a selected file.

Reason:
It's always surprised me that users are happy to have just one set of saved cleaning settings. The implication is that they always want to do the same cleaning. I know variations can be made by changing clicking on options but then that becomes the saved configuration file.

I believe some users would benefit from a more flexible approach to what is cleaned, It can also help determine which settings a user wants.

Thank you

This sounds like you want to preset cleaners.

One workaround for now is to make a batch file to run BleachBit from the command line.

Another possibility is, on your own, to make copies of the BleachBit.ini configuration file.

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Andrew, lead developer

Hi Andrew,

Yes, that's it, I want a named set options that are preset. I used to use the manipulation of the ini file in CCleaner but it was a nightmare and I stopped removing temp files all together. I'm kinda curious to see if others think this is a good idea. Perhaps run one config file weekly but others on a 'as needs' basis. I don't believe one ordered set is applicable and I certainly don't like going through lots of options every time I use the program.

I guess my experience is one of running a temp file cleaning program and then days later noticing some oddities on my system - loss of history lists, missing icons and sometimes shortcuts. Hard to spot straightaway and near impossible to rectify easily.

The way I would like to use a temp file cleaner is by doing a few basic cleans and when I'm confident with the action add more cleaning options, gradually building up a set that I know is predictable on my system. Likewise when a problem is discovered creating a temporary set of cleaning options to debug the issue.

Thanks for the opportunity to discuss this with you.