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Hi, I'd like to make a feature request to be able to save or preserve our library layout. This is important for several reasons: I have had to recreate my preferences twice in the last two years because they got corrupted. Aside from having to verify or recreate the actual Accordance preferences (a relatively small challenge), the arrangement of library modules, groups, and workspaces disappeared or was changed to an organization was not anywhere near the way I had everything organized. That was a large challenge. I had to recreate folders and manually drag modules up and down to get everything arranged the way I had it before. With a large library, this took many hours each time. A simple feature of 'save library layout' as a file that could be downloaded later so that my customized layout could be reinstated would be a huge time-saver. When recreating the library layout, I also had to open all my workspaces manually in order for Accordance to recognize them, then add them to my favorites, and sort them manually. I also had a number of texts and tools that I had manually deleted, but in my new library arrangement, they all showed up in the library organization, even though the modules themselves were not there. Thus I had links to non-existent modules. This caused a problem when doing Research because it thought the modules were there. So I had to find all the links to deleted modules and delete the links. I also had to manually open my user notes and each one of my user tools in order for the app to recognize them. Somehow the dropbox syncing got messed up when I recreated the preferences from scratch. If there were a feature to be able to save the library organization (which would include groups, workspaces, user notes, user tools, papers, and stacks), this would save a mountain of headaches if the preferences ever get corrupted again. Thank you for considering this!