Creating new monitor profiles

Caleb Leak
2 discussion posts
For the life of me I can't figure out how to create a second monitor profile - seems like there's a bug. After creating my first profile, I no longer get the flyout menu (as shown at https://www.displayfusion.com/Discussions/View/working-with-displayfusion-monitor-profiles/?ID=5f41fdbd-bb4f-4052-8de2-a34e47468ec0) when pressing "Save Profile..." and it instead it goes straight to asking if I want to overwrite the existing profile. This means I never get the "New Profile" option like I should.

Does anyone know if there's another way to create new profiles? Is there a config file somewhere that these are saved in?
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Aug 19, 2018 (modified Aug 19, 2018)  • #1
Caleb Leak
2 discussion posts
I found the profiles in the registry at HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3389849328-3111932096-555468319-1001\Software\Binary Fortress Software\DisplayFusion\MonitorProfiles\. Duplicating the first profile in here allowed me to get to the 3 profiles I wanted which I could then edit. Inconvenient, but it works if anyone else runs into this.
Aug 19, 2018 (modified Aug 19, 2018)  • #2
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
You need to change the settings and apply them first, then you can save it as a new profile

I'm going to look into adding that info to the overwrite dialog to make it more clear for the future.

Aug 20, 2018  • #3
43 discussion posts
Why not always give us the choice to create a new profile or overwrite an existing, despite if any settings were changed?

For example, I wanted to duplicate my current monitor profile with just a change to the audio device. I had to change an unused settings like 'monitor fading' to make the 'new profile' option appear. I then create the new profile and adjusted it as needed. Then I have to go back and make sure 'monitor fading' is disabled for each profile and save them again.
Feb 18, 2022  • #4
Petr Kandera
1 discussion post
It will be very helpfull to duplicate current monitor profile when I want to make more configuration with small changes. Especially when W10 change monitor order... Now I can't make another profile with the same monitor configuration.
Feb 25, 2022  • #5
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