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Allow Installation in User Prefs Folder

I just installed CentiLeo and had a bit of trouble getting it started because I used the typical C4D method for installation:

  1. C4D > Edit > Preferences > Open Preferences Folder
  2. Copy plugin into the User Prefs folder
When I restarted, I couldn't find Centileo. I then followed the installation PDF a bit more closely and placed it in:
C:\Program Files\Maxon Cinema 4D R21\plugins\CentiLeoR21

And was able to get it to run.

If it's technically feasible, please allow users to install in the User Prefs folder - installing to Program Files requires Admin Access and can sometimes slow down jobs as you need IT Support in order to do the installation.
Edited: Donovan Keith - Feb 25, 2020 14:29
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Feb 25, 2020 18:47
Hi Keith! Welcome here! Thanks for hint... I always tested the plugins directory inside Cinema installation folder. But have now tested the directory located at "Open Preferences Folder". And it has "plugins" folder. It's like "C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Maxon\Cinema 4D R21\plugins". I have copied "CentiLeoR21" from downloaded archive and it works too. Have you done it this way? It should be ...\plugins\CentiLeoR21
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