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  1. #1
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    Default BW9 migration tools

    Just wanted to say thanks for the new migration tools (Tools > Importing/Exporting Information > Migrate Settings and Files ...) in BW9. Not being aware of these, I had already copied most of my settings over by hand (mentally grousing that I had to do so -- my bad!). But it was great to get the Copy Favorites migrated in this way.

    One thing that did not come over was Parallel Versions Favorites. In the migration dialog, I did check "Transfer main INI file (bw?00.ini) option settings where possible." I didn't check "Copy Init Folder files," heeding the warning "not recommended unless you know what you are doing," because I didn't quite. In the end, I manually copied the Parallel Favorites settings from bw800.ini to bw900.ini, without damaging anything apparently.

    Anyway, thanks for adding this long-needed function.
    David Rensberger
    Atlanta, Georgia

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    Default Thanks, this helps me decide on upgrading to BW9.

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidR View Post
    Just wanted to say thanks for the new migration tools (Tools > Importing/Exporting Information > Migrate Settings and Files ...) in BW9. Not being aware of these, I had already copied most of my settings over by hand (mentally grousing that I had to do so -- my bad!). But it was great to get the Copy Favorites migrated in this way.

    One thing that did not come over was Parallel Versions Favorites. In the migration dialog, I did check "Transfer main INI file (bw?00.ini) option settings where possible." I didn't check "Copy Init Folder files," heeding the warning "not recommended unless you know what you are doing," because I didn't quite. In the end, I manually copied the Parallel Favorites settings from bw800.ini to bw900.ini, without damaging anything apparently.

    Anyway, thanks for adding this long-needed function.
    Thank you for posting this. I'm currently ruminating whether to merely upgrade to BW9, or to buy a separate version for my new computer (which is now being built). I wondered if as in prior versions, BW9 would make you recreate everything from scratch, a royal pain. Now I know at least some of my Favorites will be preserved, if I merely upgrade. Which I'd prefer, as I don't want to buy most of the modules, yet again, but don't want to run BW without them.
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