FAQ | Does Q-SYS store Hard Links from Designer on my computer? If so, where?

Learn how Q-SYS Designer stores hard links on your computer and the location of those stored files.

Updated at May 17th, 2023

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Yes! Yes, it does.

To find/view/copy/save this local file:

  1. Enable "invisibles" in Windows.
  2. Open a File Explorer window and navigate to C: Users/your.username/AppData/Roaming/QSC.  


    There are two files here, both named HardLink.. One is an XML file and one is a JSON file.

  3. Select the JSON file.
  4. Right-click and Choose to "Open With" and then open with Notepad, Notepad++, or similar text editor.
  5. Observe your hard-links as they were/are defined in Q-SYS Designer.

This file is dynamic in nature and will be updated as you add/remove Hard Links via Q-SYS..