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Is there a way to configure the directory SQL Developer uses to save SQL scripts?

When I do ... File, New, SQL File ... the directory is always set to the \AppData\Roaming\ for my user.

I'd like to set the default to a directory in my dev source code tree.

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If it is hardcoded, you should think about just dropping a symlink to your desired directory in Appdata\roaming. –  surfasb Mar 6 '12 at 14:57
    
Checked the registry and can't find any setting –  SteveC Mar 8 '12 at 16:15
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When you go to save your sql file you can change where the save defaults to. Change it in Tools>Preferences>Database>Worksheet Parameters. You can browse to a new location under "Select default path to look for scripts"

Can also change the Export Data so that it defaults to somewhere else. Go to Tools>Preferences>Database and Browse to the location you want to export to for "Select default path to store export in"

This used to annoy me bad before I changed it. Now all my saves and exports default to a folder I actually use.

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Found it ...

In the Choose Directory dialog, the left hand side has a number of commonly used short cuts, e.g. Desktop, Documents, but you can also have your own directories in there

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