Where to find DotSettings files associated with settings layers

ReSharper has 3 default settings layers for a solution (ReSharper | Manage Options):

  1. This Computer:

    %AppData%\JetBrains\Shared\vAny\GlobalSettingsStorage.DotSettings file

  2. Solution Team Shared:

    {Solution Name}.sln.DotSettings file next to the .sln file

  3. Solution Personal:

    {Solution Name}.sln.DotSettings.user file next to the .sln file

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R# 2017.2.2 - these files, if they don't previously exist, only appear after you close Visual Studio. Too bad if it crashes, eh?

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The flexibility is nice, but for my own personal (and team needs) it would be better for us to ONLY have Team Shared settings..  If I had a magic wand, I'd be able to disable the Computer & Personal settings to prevent the chance someone else on the team has rouge settings.

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Also agree with Ewen with an expansion: Settings changes are infrequent by nature, yet important to the user. Thus, they should always be written out to disk immediately when "Save" on the Options dialog.  (and the team shared file created the first time the solution is accessed).

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