Data files

Data files

MSE uses several different types of data files, usually organized into packages.

File types

The following types are stored in packages in the:

The following types are stored in packages that can be located anywhere:

The following types are stored diractly in heirarchical files, they can be located anywhere:

Data directories

The data files that come with Magic Set Editor are stored in packages in the data directory, these are usually subdirectories of that directory.

There are two data directories, a global one with data files installed with the program, and a local data directory for the current logged in user. The latter is used for installing packages if the user doesn't have administrator priviliges.

The location of the global data directory is

On windows
Location %MSE_DIR%\data
Usually C:\Program Files\Magic Set Editor 2\data
On linux/unix
Location ???

The location of the local data directory is

On windows
Location %USER_APPLICATION_DATA%\Magic Set Editor\data
Usually C:\Documents and Settings\%USERNAME%\Application Data\Magic Set Editor\data