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How to manually edit defaults plist files in Mavericks

The new caching of preference settings in OS X Mavericks may frustrate some approaches to manual adjustment of program settings.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Multiple copies of the same .plist name in preferences folders

Applications in OS X save preferences to property list (.plist) files in various preferences folders; however, sometimes multiple copies of a specific plist file may accumulate in the same folder.

By Feb. 16, 2011

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Lockfiles and other plist file subtypes in OS X Lion

If you browse through the user library in OS X Lion, you may see a number of .plist.lockfile files in your preferences folder. Here is what these and other plist subtypes are all about.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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How-To: locate plist files used for specific settings

Periodically, a problem may occur with a given system setting, or some application, and the common remedy of removing a seemingly obvious preferences "plist" file may not reset the setting. In OS X, plist files are simply ways of storing editable appli

By Jul. 8, 2009

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Eliminating app crashes, freezes by checking plist files

Many application-based problems users experience seem to be stem from faulty .plist files.

By Jun. 30, 2008

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iCal slowness/crashing cured with plist removal.

Some users have had issues with iCal slowing down and crashing. This behavior sometimes is also coupled with other strange behavior such as disappearing GUI controls.

By Sep. 12, 2008

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More on .plist corruption: Applications other than host (owner) write to some .plist files

More on .plist corruption: Applications other than host (owner) write to some .plist files

By Jun. 8, 2006

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Problems using iPhone Remote? (Telekinesis) -- Delete .plist

Problems using iPhone Remote? (Telekinesis) -- Delete .plist

By Jul. 12, 2007

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Preferences Files: The Complete Story (Part VII): .plist file tricks

Preferences Files: The Complete Story (Part VII): .plist file tricks

By Oct. 10, 2006

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Mac OS X 10.4: Deleting .plist files for individual application problems

Mac OS X 10.4: Deleting .plist files for individual application problems

By May. 16, 2005