Because everyone uses Merge in a slightly different way, many options are provided to enable you to configure Merge to operate in the way you require.

To open the Settings window, choose the Araxis MergeSettings… menu item, or press Cmd+,.

Buttons along the top of the window break the available settings into groups. Click a button to display the corresponding settings.

Below the buttons, a strip of tabs provides access to various settings pages related to the currently selected button’s setting group. The ? button at the bottom-left of the window will display comprehensive online help for the displayed settings page.

Saving settings

Merge settings can be saved and loaded using the Save… and Load… buttons at the bottom-left of the Settings window, or with the FileSave AsSave Settings As… and FileOpenOpen Saved Settings… menu items.

Merge settings can be saved in two different formats:

File extension Description
*.merge-options-json Stores all Merge settings. This is the recommended format.
*.mergeoptions Legacy format for use with Merge 2019.5137 and earlier. This format does not include dark-theme colours.

Information Merge uses the *.merge-options-json extension by default. To save settings using the legacy format, manually change the file extension to *.mergeoptions before saving.