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How to migrate customized settings?

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Jenny

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 How to migrate customized settings?
26-12-2012 03:15 . pm | View his/her posts only
Migrate customized settings from ZWCAD+ to ZWCAD+


Part 1:
Before install new version of ZWCAD+:

Step 1: Start-> Run -> Regedit
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Step 2: Find the path: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ZWSOFT\ZWCAD\2012\en-US
Export a registry file. As following:
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Step 3:
Find the key: LocalRootFolder
Then get the folder path of the key value, like:
“C:\Users\zhengtianran\AppData\Local\ZWSoft\ZWCAD\2012\en-US\”
Backup all files in above folder.

Step 4:
Find the key: RoamableRootFolder
Then get the folder path of the key value, like:
“C:\Users\zhengtianran\AppData\Roaming\ZWSoft\ZWCAD\2012\en-US\”
Backup all files in above folder.

Step 5:
Open ZWCAD+, Tools -> Options -> Files
Backup all user-added files in every folder path.
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Part 2:
After install the new version of ZWCAD+,
Step 1: Start-> Run -> Regedit


Step 2: Import previous exported registry file.
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Step 3:
Replace all files in all mentioned folder path in above Part 1.

Step 4:
In ZWCAD+, run command “Reinit”.


Migrate customized settings from ZWCAD 2012 to ZWCAD+ 2012
If user has added some own support files for ZWCAD 2012, copy to ZWCAD+ 2012.

Step 1:
In ZWCAD+ 2012, Firstly Switch Interface style to Classic.
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Step 2:

In ZWCAD+ 2012, Tools -> Options -> File
If user has added some own support file forZWCAD 2012 in above all folder paths contained in the dialog box, pleasecopy the file.(Especially, please check following frequently used folderpaths:
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For example,
If in C:\Program Files\ZWCAD2012 Eng\Fonts, User has additional myfont.shx,copy the myfont.shx.
Step 3:
Then, In ZWCAD 2012, Tools -> Options -> Files

Find the corresponding folder path, and then paste the file. For example:Find C:\ProgramFiles\ZWCAD+ 2012\fonts, (corresponding to C:\ProgramFiles\ZWCAD 2012 Eng\Fonts)Then paste myfont.shx. If cannot find the corresponding path in ZWCAD+, add a new pathinto the list with same name. And then paste file into the folder.
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Part 3: Migrate User-Create ToolbarStep 1:If user has created toolbar in ZWCAD 2012 (Created byTools-> Customize -> Toolbars -> New), In ZWCAD 2012, click Export,choose the self-defined toolbar, then click OK.Then user will get a *.mnu file.
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Step 2:In ZWCAD+ 2012, run command “MenuLoad”, then load the *.mnufile. Step 3:In ZWCAD+ 2012, Tools -> Customize, then right click thebutton image to edit it.
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And then replace the image with picture.
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Part 4: Add-on Menu & Toolbar If user has other *.mnu file for add-on menu and toolbar, In ZWCAD+ 2012, run command “Menuload”, then load the *.mnufile. Finally, in ZWCAD+ 2012, runcommand “Reinit”.

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yalond2946

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18-02-2014 03:45 . pm | View his/her posts only
Thank you for such a detailed walkthrough! It was extremely useful
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