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I can't seem to find my Coda plist. I've searched all throughout my library (including the Preferences folder), and I can't seem to find it. I've searched my computer, and that doesn't work either... Can anyone else find their coda plist?

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Have you recently upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion? Every user's ~/Library/ folder is hidden in Lion by default, so if you are searching for many things, you won't find them! – user9290 Aug 19 '11 at 3:13
IT isn't hidden, its just hard to get to. (You have to go to Disk Utility and Reveal the Hard Drive in finder and then go from there) – Odinulf Aug 19 '11 at 15:59
Technically, it is hidden by the Mac OS X filesystem. That is the correct term. The path to the folder is prefaced by "." as in "/.Library". To reveal it, you can use a command-line command to change its designation to remove the ".", thus making it visible. – user9290 Aug 19 '11 at 16:03
Perhaps on your computer, but on mine I did not have to reveal my hidden files... – Odinulf Aug 19 '11 at 16:39
What do you mean "reveal the hard drive" in DU? We are talking about a directory, not a partition (or an HD). The ~/Library directory is indeed hidden under Lion but it is not prefaced by a "." like @WheatWilliams has said. It is actually only hidden to Finder using the chflags command (chflags nohidden ~/Library will unhide it). Or you can hold the ALT key when you're in the Go menu in Finder, it will show up in the list. – user10355 Oct 11 '11 at 9:54

Coda's preference plist file is stored here:


There's also ~/Library/Preferences/com.panic.Coda.LSSharedFileList.plist. I'm not sure what this does exactly, but it doesn't appear to store preferences.

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I looked there and couldn't find it, maybe I accidentally deleted it... – Odinulf Aug 19 '11 at 15:59
@Odinulf If it has been deleted, opening Coda will put in a new one with the default values. – Nathan Greenstein Aug 19 '11 at 16:04
That should be the case, but it does not refresh the plist in my case. – Odinulf Aug 19 '11 at 16:40
@Odinulf are you aware that there are two libraries? One is in the root, the other in your user's home directory. Be sure to check them both. – Agos Sep 18 '11 at 11:21
Of course I checked both. – Odinulf Sep 24 '11 at 22:25

I found it in my system using FileZilla :-) which shows hidden files.

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