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When running Chrome Beta Portable and changing a flag in chrome://flags, where (in which file) is the status of this flag being saved?

I tried running a program monitoring all the files in the Chrome Portable directory but it was next to impossible to determine which of the changes belonged to the newly set flag.

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They are stored in the Browser block of the the plain-text file Local State, which is located in the User Data directory.

For example, the file

C:\Users\Erik\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Local State

Would contain something like:

  "browser": {
    "enabled_labs_experiments": [ "disable-gpu-vsync", "extension-apis", … ],
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Please, use well-known environmant variables instead of hardcoded user-specific paths %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ This will work in all applications – Dmitry Gusarov Mar 30 at 10:45

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