Photoshop: Where does Photoshop store its keyboard shortcuts?

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I'm having a problem preserving and using keyboard shortcut sets. Where does Photoshop CS6 normally store the sets/definitions?

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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It stores which set is active with the Photoshop preferences. The state is stored when Photoshop is quit. If you change your keyboard shortcuts and the next time you open Photoshop they are gone, it's a good indication Photoshop did not quit cleanly (crashed on quit)
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Howdy Daniel,

Also, when you save your new keyboard shortcut set, you will be able to see the path to where those .KYS files are stored on your machine.  You can store them anywhere, but PS will only "see" (and use) them if they're in the correct location.  If you save a .KYS file to your Desktop and set that as your current keyboard set, it will work, but only because you manually located the file and that keyboard set will not be populated if you want to change.

I hope that helps,
David
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Thank you, David and Jeffrey.

I did find the location of the 'in use' .kys files within the Library, and was able to utilize them.

Dan
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Great. Thanks.