How to delete the Canvas User Library settings on your Mac

How to delete the Canvas User Library settings on your Mac

Overview:  The following steps will remove the User Library settings for Canvas X Draw. 


Note: All prior custom settings will be removed and will need to be redone within the program.

Applies To: Canvas Draw / Canvas X Draw on Mac OS

  1. In the Finder, select the “Go” menu > Go to Folder.
  2. Type ~/Library as seen below and click Go. This will immediately take you to the User Library folder on your Mac.
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There are two locations where Canvas Settings files need to be deleted; Preferences and Application Support
  1. Open the Preferences folder and locate any "com.canvasgfx.Canvas-Draw7.plist" files and drag to the trash. If you see any other Canvas-Draw plist files for older versions, please remove them as well.
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  2. Go back to the main User Library.
  3. Open Application Support > Canvas GFX and drag the entire Canvas Draw or Canvas X Draw folder to the trash. 
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  4. Empty your trash.
  5. Re-start your Mac.
  6. Once your Mac has restarted, open Canvas X Draw. (You might be prompted to input your Canvas account information again.)
Canvas should now be open the the New Document screen.


Please create a ticket if you have any problems or suggestions for this article. Thank you for using Canvas.

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