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Old March 11, 2018, 17:48   #1
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[SOLVED, you can't] Changing the default user interface options

I am trying to update the default user interface options (solid_walls from no to yes for example) so that I don't have to change them every time after my many many many....many deaths.

The "option.txt" file says that the internal name (solid_walls) can be used in user pref files and to see "customize.txt" for more info. Customize.txt finishes with stating:
User Pref Files (Options)
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The "Interact with options" command allows you to turn options on or off.
You may turn options off or on using the user pref commands of the form
'X:<option>' or 'Y:<option>' respectively.
I tried inserting Y:solid_walls and Y:[solid_walls] into both pref.pref and user.pref but keep getting a parsing error (and no solid walls by default).

What am I missing here?

(This is with 4.1.2 on Windows)

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Old March 11, 2018, 22:30   #2
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Sorry, that help file is out of date - you can't save options to a pref file any more. The way to keep the same option is to re-open your dead character save file when you start a new game.
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Nick, thank you! I also just learned I can recreate my recently deceased character too!
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