Publication date: 08/13/2020


The Preferences command on the File menu (on the JMP menu on macOS) displays the Preferences window. See Figure 13.1. Each category is described in this chapter.

On Windows, changes that you make to preferences are stored in a version-specific JMP.PFS file located in one of the following folders:

C:/Users/<user name>/AppData/Roaming/SAS/JMP/15/

C:/Users/<user name>/AppData/Roaming/SAS/JMPPro/15/

On macOS, the preferences are stored in, which is located in ~/Library/Preferences/.

JMP looks for this file when you open the program and considers your changes to be the factory defaults. And all subsequent changes are stored in this file.

Note: The Reset to Defaults button is on every page of the preferences. Clicking the button on the General, Graphs, Reports, or Styles pages resets preferences on all of those pages. On the remaining pages, clicking the button resets preferences only on the current page.

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