Tip for placing global preference customizations in source control?

My global customizations are, I invest a lot of time in them. I want to keep them somewhere safe.
Typically I just add the configuration file to a version control system like Git for example. I’m
trying to do that here with Scrivener 3.1.2 on macOS 10.12.6. But I want to know:

  • Is this a good idea or not?
  • If so, where are they located?

My backup approach is to export my settings to a file and commit that, but that is kind of

You may find this article (under the Optional heading) useful for locating your preferences: scrivener.tenderapp.com/help/kb … -computers

As to if it’s a good idea… I don’t see why not. I believe they’re just XML text files, except for any document icons that you might have added globally. I’m not familiar with where GIT stores it’s local unmodified copies of each file + metadata (Subversion, for instance, stores that stuff in a .svn “hidden” sub-folder within the folder of the file(s) under version control), so I can’t say if Scrivener will “see” those copies and get confused… if that’s even a problem with GIT.