Inventor doesn’t export ‘User Name’ from Application Options

October 21, 2022 Joanna Gryszka


Exporting Inventor’s Application Options to an xml file doesn’t export the ‘User name’ that’s entered on the General tab:

This occurs in Inventor 2022 and 2023.

In previous versions of Inventor the ‘User name’ exported to the xml file and imported from the same file.


The ‘User name’ entry on the General tab isn’t exported into an XML file from Application Options in Inventor 2022 and 2023.

An example Application Options.xml file exported in Inventor 2021 where the UserName value is saved:

Example Application Options.xml files exported in Inventor 2023 and 2022 where the UserName entry is missing: