Gramps 4.0 Wiki Manual - User Directory
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This appendix provides the reference to the Gramps user directory available on various operating systems.
The location of your Gramps user directory depends on the operating system you are using and how you have set up your computer. In the table below <~username> should be replaced by the name you use to log in to your computer.
On Macs, filenames starting with "." do not show up in Finder. To make access to the Gramps user directory easy, open a terminal window with Finder-Applications-Utilities-Terminal and type there
ln -s .gramps gramps_user_directory
which will allow Finder to show the contents. Or simply click on Go -> 'Go to Folder...' in the Finder, and type
in the Go to Folder dialog box.
The default location for an installation on a Windows system is
C:\Documents and Settings\<~username>\Application Data\gramps
On Windows7, it is
The default location for the Mac OS X:Application package is