Transferring Database to Second Computer
I just purchased a laptop and wanted to have access to ESP which I normally do on the desktop. I have installed ESP on the laptop and copied the database from the desktop and put it in the ESP data folder on the laptop, but when I open ESP on the laptop it is not opening the file. Is there something else I need to do so it finds the database file? Thanks, FMW
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 20:20
Fred, check Help> Customize>
Fred, check Help> Customize> Default Database on the laptop. Is that the database you want to open? If not, point it to the file it should open.
I have a home server and store my database on it. My laptop and desktop installations of the software both point to that file. I can open it from both locations. In the interest of not violating the intent of the license agreement, I'm the only person using it and, of course, I don't use both installations at the same time. I don't know if the the file supports sharing, anyway.
I hope this helps.
Fri, 01/02/2015 - 13:11
Did it perhaps give the
Did it perhaps give the database a new name when you copied it into the folder? But Chris's point is right--look at the Help/Customize database pathname.
Sun, 01/04/2015 - 04:06
That did it. Thanks,