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To tell whoswho where to look for your address books you need a configuration file. The file must be named whoswho.cfg

The configuration file is in Windows ini format. It must contain one section with one property. For example:

addressbook = /home/whoswho/whoswho.xml


The whoswho configuration file must contain one section called whoswho.



The whoswho configuration file must contain one property in the whoswho section called addressbook. This will contain the full file path to one or more Address Books separated by commas:

addressbook = /home/andy47/Documents/personal.xml,/home/andy47/Documents/work.xml


Whoswho will look for your configuration file in the following locations in this order

  • Current working directory
  • User’s home directory
  • Application installation directory