There are some flags that you can set to alter the launching behavior of the IDE. These are set as the command-line options for the shortcut that is used to launch the IDE.
JDeveloper is a multiuser-enabled IDE that allows multiple users to share the same workstation. By default, the IDE configuration files are saved in a directory within the user's working directory. The following are the start-up flags/parameters:
-J-Dide.user.dir=<system_directory>: Using this property, you can override the default behavior to write the configuration files into the specific directory of choice.
An alternate way for this is to set the
JDEV_USER_DIR environment variable that points to the user's current working directory. ...