Where can I find the Komodo files?
The default location varies by platform, and the name of the directory corresponds to the version of Komodo you are running ("IDE" or "Edit" plus the version number - e.g. "Komodo IDE 8"):
C:\Program Files\ActiveState Komodo [IDE|Edit] <version>\
Komodo stores preferences, macros, templates, keybinding schemes and other settings in a user-specific directory called the user data directory. The name and location of this directory varies depending on the operating system and Komodo version:
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\ActiveState\Komodo[IDE|Edit]\<version>
You can find more details about the contents of the profile directory here:
The location of this directory can be overridden using the KOMODO_USERDATADIR environment variable, see:
Note: In Komodo 6, you can use the "Help->Trouble Shooting->View log file" menu command to quickly examine Komodo's main log file ("pystderr.log").
There are two files named "pystderr.log" and "pystdout.log" within your Komodo user data directory. These files are extremely useful for troubleshooting problems with Komodo and are often requested when logging bug reports.
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\ActiveState\Komodo[IDE|Edit]\<version>\pystd[err|out].log
Warning: This will reset a lot of preference information, including opened files, recent files, projects and toolbox, additional installed extensions, customized Komodo preferences, etc... So make sure you backup the folder instead of simply deleting it, this way you can easily restore your settings.
mv komodoide komodoide.backup
Your preferences should be reset.
Note 1: If you have older Komodo preferences from before Komodo 4.0, these will be applied on-top of the default preferences as part of a Komodo upgrade process, so for a total default/fresh set of preferences you will need to rename the older komodo directory as well.
Note 2: You can also use a completely different Komodo user data directory, see below.
You can use a completely custom Komodo user data (profile) directory by setting the KOMODO_USERDATADIR variable in your environment settings before starting Komodo.